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Bike Mechanic

  • Part time
  • £23,314 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 16th April 2024

  • Advertised from 2nd April 2024
  • Contract: fixed term until 31st March 2025 (Extension depending on funding) Salary: £12.81 per hour, £16,635 Hours: 22.5 Hours per week (Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 9am – 5pm)
  • Benefits: 28 days Annual leave (pro rata), Pension 6% employers auto enrolled


About Lambhill Stables:

Lambhill Stables is a community owned charity in the North of Glasgow providing recreational, educational, training and employment opportunities. Our aims are to develop and deliver programmes of community-based activities in support of our provisions, to engage in viable and socially inclusive activity and to do so in a sustainable way.

Job Purpose:

This post is currently funded to 31st March 2025, and will require the post holder to assist in providing service and maintenance to customer bikes, service our fleet of bikes available for community hire, and take part in community. As the Bike Mechanic the role will require an ability to organise repair jobs and management of personal workloads working as part of the wider staff team, whilst providing a high standard of customer service and community engagement. There is a further opportunity for the right individual to support in the development of our bike workshop and help it become a pivotal part of our outdoor activities programme.

Main Responsibilities:

• Ensure that health and safety and operational delivery is in adherence with written policies and procedures and assist to update these in line with good practice

• Provide bike maintenance within the bike workshop

• Liaise with Lambhill Stables departments to ensure the smooth running of timetabled activities

• Facilitate during bike events promoting initiatives in keeping with the project

Skills and experience required


• Cytech level 3 qualified, or equivalent professional experience

• Experience of working in a bike workshop, booking system, cash handling and reconciliation of receipts

• Cycle Leader trained


• Friendly, approachable and helpful attitude

• Maintain accurate records of business activity

• Ability to deliver a high level of customer service

• Motivated with excellent communication skills

• Good team worker

• Experience of supervising and training volunteers

• Ability to work with minimum supervision, multi-task effectively and to meet tight deadlines

• Willingness to undertake flexible working hours

• Willingness to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check

Personal Qualities:

• Ability to foster “a can do” culture by motivating others and actively seeking solutions to problems

• Flexibility, enthusiasm and the ability to lead and work as part of a small team

• Self starter who is proactive in raising issues and problems as they occur

• Team player who values colleagues and advice offered

Application notes

Application by sending CV to

Interviews will be held in person week beginning 1st April

Closing date: 16 April 2024