Laboratory Technician Post Reference: AC70

Post Title: Laboratory Technician

Post Reference: AC70

Hours: 15 hours per week- working days to be agreed with Head of Department

Salary: £12,633.92 per annum for the full 37 working weeks (£15,642 pro rata) which is Scale 3 Point A18 on the Business Professional & Technical Staff Grading Guidelines. As this post will start part-way through an academic year, the salary for 2018/19 will be calculated on the actual weeks worked until 31 August.  This will be £3,536.52 assuming a maximum of 25 working weeks and 29 paid weeks assuming a start date of 7 January.

Job Purpose: To support students and teaching staff using the College laboratories

Vision: We are looking for a Laboratory Technician for our busy College laboratories. You will have a strong science background and have experience of working in laboratories.  You will have an organised and methodical approach to work and have the ability to communicate with both staff and students.

Status: Permanent and term time only over 37 working weeks (paid for 42 weeks). The position is available for an immediate start.

The Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 19 December 2018 9.00 am

Proposed Interview DateTBC in January 2019

KMS 600 Appendix F – College Application Form

AC70 Laboratory Technician Job Description

To Apply:

Please visit the KMC website for a College Application Form and a full Job Description.

Please return the completed Application Form by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.

Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs will not be accepted.

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For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing

You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.

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Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.

Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that yoo complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).

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