Science Technician - (Portsmouth)

Generous salary structure and leave allowance
12 Sep 2018
26 Sep 2018
Zoe Harris
Contract Type
Full Time

LOCATION: Portsmouth

JOB TITLE: Science Technician 

SALARY & BENEFITS: Generous salary structure and leave allowance 

WORKING HOURS: 22.5 hours a week, term-time only. The daily hours of work are 8.30 to
13:00 Monday – Friday (this may be flexible).

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a leading co-educational school located in the historic heart of Portsmouth.

THE ROLE: As a Science Technician, you will be part of a team of scientific support staff that operates across the three sciences. Technicians are assigned to support practical work in one of the three sciences, but are required to be flexible and are expected to undergo training in other areas as required and to cover absence or periods of high workload across any of the three sciences. 

Key duties/responsibilities of a Science Technician to include:- 

• Keeping the Experimental Log Book 
• Collecting the required scientific apparatus and chemicals as listed or instructed by the teaching staff 
• Photocopying the instructions for the practical 
• Keeping good records in support of the practical curriculum 
• Buying or ordering chemicals and other supplies in good time to ensure that resources are available to meet the needs of the practical curriculum 

THE CANDIDATE: The successful Science Technician will need to be well organised with the ability to plan ahead. You will have the ability to work to tight deadlines and cope well within busy periods. You will be initiative and have good problem solving skills. You must live within a commutable distance to Portsmouth.

Key experience essential for the role of Science Technician :- 

• Relevant science qualifications or laboratory experience is desirable
• IT literacy ( Excel and Word )
• Ability to input into the practical scheme of work by making recommendations, developing or improving practical work 
• Ability and knowledge to create general risk assessments for simple experiments
• Applications are welcomed from experienced technicians and those new to the role who
have a relevant science qualification
• Live within a commutable distance to Portsmouth

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

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