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Pedal Power Mechanic

Cycling Officer for Adults & Children

 

 

Pedal Power Mechanic  

Average Hours: 30 hours per week, some weekend work required  

Salary: £14905.50 per year  

Contract: 2 Years (with possibility of extension)

Main Roles and Responsibilities 

Working as part of the Pedal Power mechanic team under direction of our Senior Mechanic. Using a good knowledge of two wheel, accessible and e-cycles to support the Pedal Power workshop whilst also maintaining the cycles for a new e-cycling project alongside the Senior Mechanic. 

Supporting the e-cycle project across two sites by redistributing cycles for short and long term hires. 

 

Workshop  

  • Working as part of a close team. 

  • Engaging with the demands of the workshop – fleet maintenance and repair, public repair and maintenance, donated bikes donation and refurbishment and dealership.  

  • Part of maintaining a safe working environment and ensuring high standard of quality of work.   

  • Working with other Pedal Power staff in regard to the space demands of Pedal Power to ensure the safe storage of bikes and best use of space.  

 

E-Cycling Project Role 

 

  • Work closely with Senior Mechanic to maintain large fleet of e-cycles. 

  • Support e-cycle redistribution for two sites and long hires of e-cycles. 

  • Work closely with E-cycling Officer to provide and maintain cycles for community engagement events and projects. 

 

Other duties  

  • Always providing the best customer service 

  • Promoting the ethos and aims of Pedal Power 

  • Interact positively with volunteers and work placements 

 

Person specification (E = Essential / D = Desirable) 

Skills/Abilities 

  • Good experience and demonstrable skills of working in a cycle workshop. E 

  • Have Cytech or equivalent cycle mechanic qualification D 

  • Ability to maintain e-cycles and undertake mechanic activity  E 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills E 

  • Ability to drive a long wheel base vehicle D  

  • Ability to cycle to locations across the city E (adaptive and two wheel bikes can be provided)    

  • Excellent organisational skills E 

  • Good ICT skills E  

  • Ability to manage conflicting workloads E  

  • Good understanding of Cardiff’s geography D  

  • Welsh speaker D  

Knowledge 

  • Ability to use information and communication technology (ICT) systems D 

Experience 

  • Stock management E 

  • Working with people with disabilities D 

Qualifications       

  • Cytech or equivalent cycle mechanic qualification D 

  • GCSE level education E 

 

Personal Attributes 

  • Friendly, reliable, trustworthy and honest E 

  • Team worker E 

  • Ability to work in a busy organisation E 

  • Ability to complete tasks to a high standard E 

  • Good interpersonal skills E 

  • Ability to use initiative E 

  • Tidy and organised person E 

  • Understand relevant equal opportunities issues D 

​Equal opportunities statement 

Pedal Power is committed to being an equal opportunities organisation. It is committed to promoting equal opportunities and preventing discrimination. This policy applies both to service delivery and to its own employment practices. You will be willing and able to demonstrate commitment to Pedal Powers Equal Opportunities Policy. 


Application deadline: Midday August 9th 2021
To apply, download an application form HERE and e-mail it to info@cardiffpedalpower.org.uk

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Cycling Officer for Adults and Children

 

Hours: 14 hours per week. The post-holder will be expected to work some evenings, weekends and school holidays

Remuneration:                    £11 per hour

Responsible to:                 Senior Officer

Terms of employment:     3 months with possible extension dependant on funding

 

As the post will involve working with children and vulnerable adults an Advanced DBS will be undertaken

 

Main purpose of the post

To deliver cycling sessions 1-2-1, in groups and carry out assessments onto accessible bikes. Post includes working with groups, delivering cycle sessions for children and adults, working with people with disabilities and working to promote cycling for all.

 

Main duties of the Post

 

  1. Deliver cycling sessions to groups, children and adults and to people with disabilities.  

  2. Train volunteers and carers to support and develop cyclists

  3. Assess children and young people and identify their level of ability and needs; carry out risk assessments and cycling assessments

  4. Prescribe the correct cycle and accessories for individuals

  5. Record what equipment is needed, so this can be prepared by the cycle hire operatives and volunteers

  6. Educate and support volunteers/carers, so they can give the correct support and encouragement to the cyclist while they are cycling and to recognise risks

  7. Help to ensure volunteers feel valued and can develop new skills

  8. Contribute to organisational monitoring and evaluation

  9. Produce quarterly reports on outcomes

 

General requirements

 

  • Attend staff meetings and other meetings as appropriate.

  • Undertake training and development deemed necessary for the purpose of the post.

  • Comply with Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures in the workplace.

  • Comply with all other policies and procedures of Pedal Power.

  • In line with the GDPR, maintain confidentiality.

  • Co-operate with the Charity to ensure health and safety duties and requirements are complied with. It is the post-holder’s personal responsibility to conform to all procedures, rules and codes of practice; also to use properly and conscientiously all safety equipment, devices, protective clothing and equipment which is fitted or made available and to attend training courses as required

  • Maintain appropriate records

  • Additional responsibilities commensurate with the post will be identified by the Senior Management team as the organisation requires, through negotiation with the post-holder.

The job description will be reviewed periodically to take into account changes and development in the organisation.

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications
1.    Cycling qualification such as British standards or equivalent, or experience delivering sport activity or cycling.  
Skills and Abilities
2.    Ability to deliver cycle training to individuals and groups
3.    Good verbal and written communication, including report writing
4.    Ability to use Microsoft Office and other IT applications
5.    Ability to work with other organisations e.g. liaising and networking
6.    Sensitivity and flexibility
7.    Ability to work with a range of different people
8.    Enthusiasm for the organisation and its mission
Knowledge and understanding
9.    Health and wellbeing needs of disabled children and young people
10.    Understanding of, and a commitment to, equality of opportunity.
11.    Health and safety issues, particularly relating to cycling, working outdoors and children
Experience
12.    Work with disabled people
13.    Delivering training
14.    Work with volunteers
15.    Work positively as part of a team, and alone at times
16.    Partnership working with other organisations
Work Related Circumstances
17.    To be flexible with working hours

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Application Form/Interview   Desirable

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Practical Excercise at Interview  Essential

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Application deadline: Midday August 9th 2021To apply, download an application form HERE and e-mail it to info@cardiffpedalpower.org.uk