Cycle Saviours –Cycle Mechanic – social enterprise worker
Job type: Full time 37.5 hrs a week (5 days a week including weekends on rota)
Salary £16,000-£17,000 pa
Cycle Saviours is a social enterprise whose mission is to save unwanted bikes, save the environment and help get people on their bikes. We achieve this with the support of young people looking for an alternative path towards qualifications and employment. In addition to our work recycling, repairing and servicing bikes we have been awarded a large contract to maintain bikes for the new Milton Keynes’ public bike rental scheme and are also expanding our community engagement services to encourage more people to get on their bikes.
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
Service, repair and relocate rental bikes (involves driving a small van)
Develop community activities that promote access to cycling
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 midday on Monday 27 August 2018