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Assistant Sports Technician x2 - Health, Education and Life Sciences

Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences

Location:  City South Campus
Salary:  £17,988 to £18,946 per annum pro rata
Part time 0.8FTE / Fixed Term - 8 months
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 August 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  072020-245

Please note that only BCU students / graduates are eligible applicants for these posts.

Birmingham City University is a leading modern university, in one of the UK’s largest thriving cities. The Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences has an outstanding reputation for the training of health and education professionals, assisted by first rate facilities and placement opportunities. 

We are inviting applications from BCU Sports Sciences students at the end of their second year of studies, for a unique opportunity to gain paid technical work experience within our own Sports department. 

The successful applicants will work with the technical team, assisting with the preparation, set-up and clearance of Sports classes. There will be an opportunities to develop the essential technical skills that are required for working in the sports sciences in Higher Education. You will develop knowledge of health and safety good practice and of assisting students during practical sessions and workshops. 

As part of your work, you will develop a portfolio of skills and undertake any training and development opportunities assigned by your line manager or mentor. Candidates are expected to be team oriented, punctual, reliable and co-operative. Applicants should have successfully passed all second year modules without resits. 

As part of your application, please upload a CV and a short concise statement (no longer than 500 words) explaining how you can contribute to the work of the technical team in HELS and how the post would help you towards your career goals.  

For further information please contact Dr Mohammed Tasab, Head of Technical Services, Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences, Birmingham City University via Please do not send direct applications to this email address.

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Please be aware that this position will require an Enhanced DBS disclosure, please contact HR on 0121 331 6693 for a confidential self-disclosure form should you wish to declare anything in advance.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Tier 2 visa under the points-based immigration system, however, applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.

Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

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