Site Manager - COVID 19 Rapid Test Centre

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West Midlands
£15 to £15 per hour
Salary Description:
£15.00 per hour
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To increase testing for COVID-19, the Government has significantly increased the number of centres where key workers can be tested. As the programme ramps up further, additional testing support is needed at centres across the UK.

We are seeking to recruit Site Managers to lead the overall management of the Test Centre, supervising the service delivery and all activities and outputs for the site. You will operate the site strictly in line with all health directives and policy and procedures issued by Government and will coordinate with Emergency Services.

Typical working hours are from 07.30am – 8.00pm with rest breaks in-between and will be on a rota of 2 days on and then 2 days off.

Sodexo reserves the right to alter the site location and close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.
Job Description
Competitive hourly rate of £15.00 per hour
This position is offered on a casual basis

Main Responsibilities
Directly responsible for the overall management of the testing operation to include security, supply management and safety of all staff on site
Manage all activities and outputs of the Testing Centre, ensuring the safety of all staff
Problem-solve and create solutions to complex problems
Read and interpret directives and documentation issued
Carry out instructions provided in a written, oral or diagram form
Record keeping and ensuring safety regulations and procedures are adhered to
Supervisory practices, training and motivating members of the team ensuring to provide support
Timely preparation and submission of all reports and returns, as required

The Ideal CandidateEssential Criteria

You must have native or bilingual proficiency level English
Experience of following strict guidelines and procedures
Previous experience as a manager
Experience working with members of the public/patients
Excellent interpersonal skills and a supportive nature
Flexibility to change tasks as and when required
Must be able to physically stand for several hours with good mobility
Willingness to work in an outdoor environment


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):

Must not have a long-term condition
Must not be pregnant
Must not have immune deficiencies through medical conditions or therapy
Must not be aged over 70

Training and full personal protective equipment will be provided.

Desirable Criteria:

Understanding of PPE practices is desirable, however training is provided
Cleaning and sterilisation experience
Experience of transporting medical waste (the collection of PPE and biohazard waste)
Experience working in a medical, clinical or health environment

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Chloe Bromley

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