Biology Technician

£15 - £17 per hour

Job description

Are you interested in Biology technician jobs in Westminster area? Morgan Hunt are pleased to announce that we are working with a fantastic college in Westminster. Together we are seeking to appoint a Science technician - apply today!

Job Title: Biology technician

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Westminster

Industry: Education

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and assembly of apparatus and components for demonstration, class practical work, assessments and examinations. To prepare solutions and materials
  • To ensure equipment and electrical connections, chemical solutions and other materials are left/stored in a safe and secure condition, ready for re‐use
  • To undertake minor repairs and modifications when necessary and to assist in the construction of apparatus. Be responsible for the safe working of appliances
  • Where applicable, to undertake reprographic duties and routine 'resource' tasks, as determined by the needs of the Science Department.
  • To assist in maintaining records of apparatus, reagents and materials, including inventories and records of breakages.
  • To inform the teacher in charge of stock to be replaced/ordered. To pack/unpack and check apparatus and chemicals.
  • Monitor and manage stock cataloguing resources and undertaking audits as required
  • Purchase of consumables from local shops as required.
  • To clean apparatus as directed and to clear out cupboards, drawers, etc. on a regular basis to monitor contents and condition of stock. To assist with stocktaking as required.
  • The cleaning and maintenance of equipment and the neutralisation and cleaning up of spillages, including the cleaning of glassware and other equipment.
  • Filing of paper resources on return to preparation room and duplication of resources as required.
  • To undertake general tasks within the Science Department such as porterage and handyperson duties, including transporting supplies within the school, collection of materials locally, general maintenance of laboratories, preparation and store rooms.

Skills & experience

  • Right to Work & Enhanced Adult/Child DBS dated within the last 3 months or on the update service
  • GCSE 5 A* ‐ C or equivalent, including science
  • Knowledge of COSHH and CLEAPS guidelines
  • Experience in relevant discipline or related qualification
  • Willingness to work flexibly when required.
  • Hold a recognised qualification at NVQ level 3 or equivalent experience.

If you are interested in working in the Biology technician field in the Westminster area, please apply to this advert with a CV today and a consultant will contact you!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Trisha Salunke
Education Recruitment Team
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