Bike Mechanic

  • Part time
  • £19,656 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd July 2022

  • Advertised from 17th May 2022
  • 25 Hours per week (hours include Saturday working). Fixed term to 31st March 2023.


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.

This post is currently funded to 31st March 2023, and will require the post holder to provide service and maintenance to customer bikes, and service our fleet of bikes available for community hire.

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.

Key Task and Activities

  • 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 high level of customer experience
  • 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
  • Full driving licence is desirable

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 form to be returned to by 22nd July 2022

We are accepting applications by return of the form provided; CV’s will also be accepted

Interviews will be held in person