We have an opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join our
team at Westlands School.
As a Laboratory Technician you will work with the teachers
to provide support to staff and students, setting up resources and equipment
for lessons and supporting structured and practical activities. You will be
ensuring the safe treatment and disposal of used materials including hazardous
substances, the cleaning and undertaking maintenance of equipment and ordering
and maintaining sufficient supplies of materials.
The successful candidate will need:
- Knowledge of
appropriate use of relevant equipment (including handling hazardous substances
safely) and ability to communicate this knowledge to staff and students.
- Thorough understanding
of Health and Safety procedures especially as they relate to work in the
specific environment (e.g. Laboratory).
- Use of basic
technology (computer, video/DVD, photocopier etc.)
- Knowledge of policies
and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security, equal
opportunities and confidentiality.
Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in
the accompanying recruitment pack.
Westlands School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading
Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. We are particularly proud of the
fact that our curriculum provides a variety of academic, arts, technology and
other vocational subjects; helping focus on students of all abilities making
exceptional levels of progress, particularly in the key skills of literacy and
Please visit https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more
This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In
return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment,
where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a
range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.
Additional benefits include:
- Excellent on site facilities;
- Excellent CPD programme;
- Being part of a highly successful Trust;
- Local Government Pension Scheme – with generous employer
- Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
- Cycle to Work Scheme;
- Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail
- Employee Referral Recruitment incentive;
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