Learning Support Technician - Mechanical Engineering

Paignton, Devon
£17,7171 - £19,699
15 Aug 2017
28 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £17,717 - £19,699

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is an outstanding Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Technician in Mechanical Engineering here at South Devon College. You will be responsible for managing the resources and equipment, ensuring Health and Safety is maintained in the workshops and centre as a whole. You will be required to support staff and students in the workshop environment whilst ensuring the equipment and the resources are available to support student learning.

The successful candidate will need to hold a NVQ Level 3 (or above) qualification in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Technical Support and hold a CNC programming qualification/training, in multiple languages. We are looking for someone who has relevant industrial experience in an engineering environment, including turning, milling and surface grinding techniques. You will also need relevant experience of maintaining manual lathes and milling machines.

Benefits as follows: 25 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs) Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass and many others.


Closing Date: Monday 28th August 2017

Interview Date: Monday 11th September 2017

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.