Science Technician

Maidstone, Kent
Date Posted: 16 Apr 2024
  1. Technician
£110 - £115 per day
  1. Long-term

Science Technician

Maidstone, Kent
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Are you passionate about science and education? Do you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Tradewind Recruitment are actively seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Science Technician to join a vibrant secondary school in the Maidstone area. As a vital member of the Science Department, you will play a key role in supporting teachers and students in their practical laboratory work.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Preparation of Materials: Prepare and set up equipment and materials for science experiments and demonstrations according to curriculum requirements.
  2. Maintenance of Equipment: Ensure all laboratory equipment is well-maintained, calibrated, and safe for use by students and staff.
  3. Health and Safety: Implement and uphold strict health and safety protocols in the laboratory including the safe disposal of hazardous materials.
  4. Support for Teachers: Assist science teachers during lessons, providing technical support and troubleshooting as needed.
  5. Inventory Management: Maintain accurate records of laboratory supplies and equipment and assist in ordering new materials when necessary.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience working in a laboratory environment, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and procedures related to laboratory work.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Hold or be willing to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
  • Legal right to work in the UK

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then apply today!

The benefits of joining Tradewind Recruitment:

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions available local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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