Bike Mechanic - UK Year of Service Role

4 positions available


This is an opportunity for individuals passionate about bikes and making a real difference in their community! As a Bike Mechanic, you'll embark on a journey of skill development and social impact, with full support and training provided.

UK Year of Service Overview:

UK Year of Service is a unique employability programme for 18-24 year olds, offering 9-12 months paid work in a socially beneficial role. It includes an embedded skills training programme, wrap-around support within and beyond placement, and support for exit routes into further education or employment.


  • Perform basic bike repairs and maintenance under supervision, learning fundamental skills required for bike mechanics.
  • Assist in assessing and diagnosing bike issues, collaborating with senior mechanics to ensure efficient repairs.
  • Engage with customers in a friendly and helpful manner, providing guidance on bike care and maintenance.
  • Support the organisation in planning and delivering community events focused on cycling and promoting a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.


  • No prior experience required; we provide training and ongoing support.
  • Commitment to learning and developing practical skills in bike mechanics.
  • Willingness to actively participate in community engagement initiatives and events.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team environment, respecting and valuing individual differences.

Measures of success

Measures of Success:

Proven improvement in bike repairs and efficiency
Positive feedback from customers regarding service and assistance
Active involvement and contribution to community events


Gain valuable hands-on experience in a dynamic and supportive environment.
Opportunity to contribute to a purpose-driven organisation focused on creating positive social impact, empowering young people and local communities.
Access to training and enrichment programmes to further develop skills and knowledge.

Inclusion Statement: 

We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those from underrepresented communities. Diversity is integral to our mission, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Reasonable Adjustments: 

We are dedicated to making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process and placement to accommodate the needs of applicants and employees. Please contact our team at for any questions or to request application support.


Apply now

If you're ready to kickstart your journey as a Bike Mechanic and make a positive impact, we want to hear from you! Send us your CV.

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