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Hourly Paid Lecturer - Chainsaw Instructor

Location:Holme Lacy

Position Details

Faculty of Land Based Studies 
Hourly Paid Short Course Chainsaw Instructor 
£21.22 – £23.46 per hour (includes holiday pay) 
We are seeking to appoint a vocationally competent chainsaw operator from within the forestry industry to join our team of instructors in delivering a range of legislative short courses with an emphasis on climbing.  It is essential that applicants hold the relevant NPTC qualifications up to, and including, using a chainsaw from a rope and harness.  NPTC or Lantra registered assessor status is advantageous.  Experience of working within the industry is vital along with a detailed understanding of health and safety involving chainsaw operations and people.  This role involves preparing candidates for assessment within a set timescale so the successful applicant will need to be efficient and motivated in supporting others to succeed. 
HLC is committed to safeguarding including the Prevent Duty and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. 
A comprehensive package of employee benefits is in place including a competitive salary, above average holiday entitlement, eligibility to join a defined benefit pension scheme with excellent financial contributions of 23.68 % by the College and pension death in service grant of 3 x salary, generous occupational sickness, maternity, paternity and shared parental leave pay schemes, high number of free on-site parking bays, access to a range of free CPD events, professional qualifications and recreational courses, flexible working policy, eye care voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme, wellbeing support, use of free on site gymnasium, reduced fees for on-site children’s nursery, access to competitively priced food outlets, access to on-site training restaurant and occasional free hairdressing and beauty treatments. 
As one of the largest employers in Hereford we offer a friendly, honest and respectful working environment. We promote the safety and equality and diversity of our workforce and have a supportive approach to the development of our staff both on a personal and professional level. 

Closing date:  17th May 2022 
Interview date:   TBC