Multiskilled Site Operative - COVID 19 Rapid Test Centre

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
North West
£9.50 to £9.50 per hour
Salary Description:
£9.50 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 individuals to work as part of a team of Multiskilled Site Operatives to provide support to the testing site.

Typical working hours are 7.30am – 8.30pm with rest breaks and will be on a rota of 3.5 days per week.

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
This position is offered on a casual basis

Main Responsibilities
Communicate with individuals that visit the site to be tested, ensuring they understand and are comfortable with the process
Support and reassure the individuals throughout the testing process.
Support with testing administration (recording Test Operative administrating test, test time etc.)
Commitment to the work and to following the strict guideline and procedures required
Supporting test lane testers with allocating testing kits and receiving test kits
Undertake training on hand washing and ensure personal hygiene is maintained to a high level

The Ideal Candidate
Experience working with members of the public/patients
Good interpersonal skills and caring nature
Flexibility to change tasks as and when required
Must be able to physically stand for several hours with good mobility
You must be over 18 and in general good health with no symptoms of COVID-19, nor must anyone in your household.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a supportive nature
Willingness to work outside
Commitment to the work and adhere to the strict guidelines and procedures required
Native or bilingual proficiency level English

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.
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: Rebecca Pass

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