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Assistant Technician (Sports)

  • £20,600 to £22,254 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University of Kent
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Location: Canterbury

Salary: £20,600 to £22,254 per annum

Grade: Grade 4

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Wednesday 15 December 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 04 January 2022 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: See advert

Reference: NATS-102-21

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Division of Natural Science in the role of Assistant Technician (Sports) and to be part of the technical services team, delivering outstanding student experience and research excellence.

The role of Assistant Technician (Sports) is essential to the successful day-to-day operation of the teaching and research activities taking place within the division. As Assistant Technician you will provide a comprehensive, responsive and specialised support service to staff and students within the Division. You will be specifically working with and setting up sporting, sports therapy/rehabilitation or scientific equipment such as treadmills, therapy couches and agility equipment (ladders, hurdles, light gates, jump mats).

You will use your knowledge, skills and experience to solve problems independently, ensuring the effective day to day operation of facilities and resources - providing excellent customer service at all times. You will be working within a busy technical support team responding to wide range of enquiries so planning and prioritising work will be essential in this role.

As Assistant Technician (Sports) you will:

Support and assist with the setup of sporting, sports therapy/rehabilitation or scientific equipment

Communicate in a timely and effective manner to ensure the professional delivery of technical support

Be customer focused, ensuring the very best student and staff experience

Attention to detail and the ability to work accurately

To be successful in the role you will have/be:

Practical experience of a sporting, sports science, sports therapy/rehabilitation or laboratory environment

Good understanding of sports science disciplines

Good attention to detail and ability to work accurately

The ability to forward plan and effectively prioritise workloads

Interviews to be held: week commencing 24 January 2022.

The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ around 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Human Resources team on [email protected] quoting ref number NATS-102-21.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Posted on: 22/01/2022 09:08
  • Reference: NATS-102-21