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Motor Vehicle Technician

Posted 21 February by Castle Employment Easy Apply Ended

Castle Education are looking to recruit a Motor Vehicle Technician to safely, effectively and efficiently maintain specialist facilities and to provide high quality technical support to academic staff and learners within these areas.

The role is full time on a temporary contract, with the possibility of a permanent contract for the suitable candidate and would involve working for a local Further Education provider with an excellent reputation in relation to developing vocational skills.

The role would involve the preparation of the specialist and associated areas as specified by the academic staff to support clean, safe and well maintained learning environments, to provide supervision of specialist areas where learners are working independently to ensure safe and appropriate use of resources, to contribute to the management of the resources, commercial bookings and area budgets and to provide classroom/workshop support to teachers and trainers to ensure safe and effective learner to staff ratios and to perform any other such duties as reasonably desired for the relevance of the post and as advised by the lead technician. You may also be required to drive the mini bus, where appropriate, so a full, clean driving licence will be essential.

You must be eligible to work in the UK and successful placement will be subject to being granted or holding a valid DBS, dated within the last 6 months.

The ideal candidate will hold (or be willing to work towards) a Level 2 or higher qualification in the related area, have a minimum Level 2/GCSE grade C in Maths and English, A first aid qualification (or willingness to undertake one within 12 months) and a relevant assessor qualification. You will also have previous experience of working in a related industry or designated area and a minimum of 2 years recent professional development in related industry and previous demonstrative experience of working with students. You will be able to demonstrate excellent customer care skills, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team. Good time management skills and an ability to multi task are important, as is a willingness to work flexibly, including some evenings and weekends when required.

In return for your experience and skills, benefits include a very competitive salary and access to a wide range of other Group benefits and opportunities for career and personal development progression.

About us

Based in Scarborough, Castle has been established for 50 years providing expert recruitment solutions to the local and wider Yorkshire area. With this experience, we are in a unique position to be able to offer outstanding relocation advice. This is something we offer for workers not only within education, but for our other specialist areas including engineering, hospitality, finance, office work and agriculture. If you like the thought of living and working by the sea, please don't hesitate to get in touch for more info!

If this position isn't for you but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details to us. Our Refer a Friend scheme for candidates in education means we can reward you with £150 for each successful referral you make. We recruit across all areas of education in Scarborough and the surrounding areas, so please let us know of anyone looking for a new role within education.

CONTACT: If you're interested in applying for this role please call Maggie Slaughter on or email your most recent CV with a covering letter to

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  • Motor Vehicle Technician

Reference: 34520779

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