0084-24 Apprentice Technician – Jobs at Aston

February 19, 2024

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College Operations (HLS)

Aston University Main Campus

£22,951 to £23,181
per annum
Grade:  Grade B
Contract Type: 
Fixed Term

(41 months)

Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 March 2024
Interview Date: 
Thursday 28 March 2024
Reference:  0084-24
Release Date:  Monday 19 February 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the College of Health and Life Sciences as an Apprentice Technician to support the team of technicians providing support for the college.

You will primarily support the HLS Laboratory Operations Team providing support mostly for the Bioscience and Pharmacy programmes.  As part of the apprenticeship programme the post holder will complete a level 5 qualification, whilst also undertaking a variety of technical duties in the role for which full training will be given. The post holder will also have the opportunity to attend University training opportunities in aspects such as Health & Safety and Manual Handling. 

Aston University is located within Birmingham City Centre and has accessible transport links, via bus or train.  There is also a cycle-to-work scheme.  We offer a generous annual leave scheme with 25 days of bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.

We are proud supporters of the technician commitment and will develop our technical staff through various types of training including placements at other universities. 

What we offer.

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 25 days bookable leave and a further 13 days bank holiday and University Closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family friendly policies.
  • On site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here 

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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