Job details


College of Science and Engineering

Responsible to

Technical Team Leader


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


£23,300 to £25,530 per annum

Closing date

Thursday 28 October 2021

Contract type


Post type




About the role

Based at our Kedleston Road campus, you will be part of the Sport and Exercise Science Technical Team providing technical support for the Sport Therapy programme and also for the wider Sport and Exercise Science Discipline (where required). 

You’ll be responsible for the management and upkeep of the Sport Therapy rooms and equipment as well as providing technical support for practical classes, Independent Studies and Sport Therapy clinics. You will have a demonstrable ability to apply experience, knowledge and skills to a Sport Therapy environment and have knowledge and experience of Sport Therapy equipment.

Principal accountabilities

  1. Provide Technical support for practical classes and research in Sport and Exercise Science.
  2. Help maintain the efficient operation and orderly appearance of the Discipline work areas, in particular The Sport Therapy rooms and associated resources.
  3. Provide technical support for the Sport Therapy Clinic.
  4. Provide relevant technical assistance for student projects.
  5. Assist with supervision and training of trainee technicians.
  6. Construct and/or install new apparatus and equipment, maintain existing apparatus as appropriate.
  7. Help to maintain material stocks, spares etc. and report deficiencies to the Senior Technician.
  8. Demonstrate in relevant practical classes as required.
  9. Provide technical assistance to other areas of the College as required by the Technical Team Leader or Technical Manager.
  10. Undertake appropriate technician development programmes.
  11. Ensure local compliance with all relevant Health and Safety regulations and policies.

Person specification

Essential Criteria



Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements

Desirable Criteria



Skills, knowledge and abilities


As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

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How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a skilled worker visa. For further information, please visit the skilled worker visa page at

If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at


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