COVID Testing Operatives
Do you have experience of working within a healthcare setting?
Are you available 1 -5 days per week to support the COVID testing of essential workers?
If you have answered yes to one or more of the above questions, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. On behalf of our client we are recruiting for a number of COVID-19 Rapid Test Operatives to support the implementation and delivery of the Rapid Covid-19 testing programme based on our client's site.
Responsibilities: The role of the Testing Operative is to safely and correctly administer rapid Covid throat and nasal swab tests to key frontline workers who work on site on a day to day basis, and supporting the overall testing process. You will be responsible for supporting the team leader in the overall on-site operations of the testing unit, including delivery of testing services, Test swabs will be administered up the nose and down the back of the throat therefore, applicants need to be comfortable administering tests in this manner, and must be happy to perform and report on test results. Health and safety of the site yourself and your team is of utmost importance so an understanding and diligence to follow guidelines is essential for the role. Successful applicants will have experience working with members of the public in a health care setting (desirable but not necessary), excellent interpersonal skills and a supportive nature. Experience with data recording/entry - comfortable using digital technology to record results, commitment to the work and adhere to the strict guidelines and procedures required. Experience working in a medical, clinical or health environment is desirable but not essential.
You must be over 18 and in general good health with no symptoms of COVID-19, nor must anyone in your household. Due to the nature of the work. You must not be classified, or live with anyone classified, as belonging to any of the COVID-19 high risk groups (more detail can be found on the government website). Training and full personal protective equipment will be provided.
BenefitsOpportunity to opt into a Worker Benefits Program what includes discounts at high street shops, gym memberships, cinema tickets, etc. Accrual of up to 26 Days paid annual leave plus bank holidays. Pension Weekly pay on Friday. Subsidised canteen. Free parking. Motorbike and bicycle shelters.
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