Cycle Technician

Cycle Saviours (MK Christian Foundation)

Milton Keynes
£17,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainable transport, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 28th June 2021  

Cycle Saviours - Cycle Mechanic/Trainer
Milton Keynes
Job type: Full time 37.5 hrs a week (5 days a week including occasional evenings and weekends)
Salary: £17,500 pa

Cycle Saviours is an exciting social enterprise, staffed by amazing teams of young people outside education and employment. We have a mission to save and renovate unwanted bikes, save the planet and get more people on their bikes. We are currently building on our success with sales and repairs by growing our community, education and business engagement activities, encouraging more people to get into cycling.

You will be an enterprising, environmentally committed, cycling enthusiast with high level cycle mechanic skills who is keen to share those skills with young people and others in our community.

For this post you will need an enhanced DBS check.

The purpose of this post is to work with and train young people on our pre-apprenticeship programme to:

  • Source, refurbish and sell unwanted bikes and bike spares and repair and service customer bikes
  • Develop community activities that promote access to cycling
  • Engage young trainees in the work of the enterprise

Key requirements

Ideally you will:

  • Be an enterprising cycling enthusiast with good cycle maintenance skills
  • Ideally hold a cycle maintenance qualification
  • Have an ability to, and experience of, working with young people
  • A passion for cycling and the environment
  • Have strong administrative skills
  • Qualifications at level 2 or above in English and Maths
  • Strong team work skills and an ability to work constructively with others
  • A commitment to the completion of work and to the achievement of targets
  • Hold a current driving license and be able to drive a small van

The closing date for applications will be mid-day on Monday 28 June 2021

We value diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

No agencies please. 

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