Job Title: Bicycle Mechanic
Salary: £11.00 ph/ £11,440.00PA
Status: Substantive or Fixed term contract until 31 March 2023. This role is funded externally therefore if additional funding is secured, it may be extended.
Hours: 20 hours per week (this will include occasional evening and weekend working)
Holidays: 22 Days plus Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)
Based at: The BrickWorks 4 Hodson Street Wigan – with some off site and community sessional work
Responsible to: Cycle Workshop Manager,
Accountable to: Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees
Closing Date: Noon , Tuesday 4th January 2022
Interview Date: W.C 10/01/22
To Apply: Please review the Job Description below and enclose your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you feel you are perfect for this role. Please upload your documents here : https://hr.breathehr.com/v/bicycle-mechanic-18973
Please do not register at the above link until you are ready to add your documents, once registered, you cannot amend your application or add any documents.
Please apply early as we reserve the right to bring forward or extend the deadline for applications, so please get your applications in as soon as possible.
The Brick is a growing Charity with big aspirations for people in need within our community. We provide RELIEF, RESTORATION and REFORMATION by offering a personal transitions service, unique to every person because every individual is at the heart of their own transition.
We are working with Wigan Council to deliver a major programme of work to increase rates of cycling and walking. You will play a key role in helping us to refurbish 100s of bikes for local people, local families, schools, and other organisations as provide training and work experience in bike maintenance for people supported by The Brick, transitioning through homelessness. You will work closely with people from other services to support this campaign across the whole borough. A key responsibility of this role is to provide specialist training and mentoring with a focus on work experience for people who are homeless, helping to develop customer care, confidence and communication skills.
Main purpose of job
You will be responsible for day-to-day work in the workshop – repairing, servicing and refurbishing bicycles.
You will support the daily workload of the workshop, ensuring that we meet our targets for supplying bikes and training in line with the Mayor’s Challenge Fund programme.
You will deliver training and supervision to trainees and volunteers in the workshop enriching their employment opportunities and general wellbeing. Focus will be on bringing previously homeless volunteers into employment and training.
Please read the full Job Description before submitting your application
Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty are committed to the safeguarding and protection of all young
people and adults, In line with our Safeguarding policies. We will carefully select, train and
support all those with any responsibility within the Charity, in accordance with our rigorous
recruitment and selection policies.