COVID Testing, Yorkshire

£10.00 - £15.00 per hour plus statutory holiday pay

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 216149

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Protocol are proudly working with a further education college in the Doncaster area to recruit Covid-19 Testing Operatives to assist in rolling out the mass-testing in line with government guidance. 

There are a number of different  roles which are varied stated below:

Quality Lead/Team Leaders
Responsible for the overall on-site operations at the test site, including day-to-day workforce management. Ensure quality assurance, incidents, risks mitigation across the testing service.

Test Assistants
Provides guidance and supervision to subjects on swabbing as requested. Collects completed swabs and pass them to the Processing Operatives. Ensures cleaning of swabbing bays.

Cleans the testing bays, and ensures waste is correctly disposed of, including working with clinical waste provider to dispose of clinical waste.

Prepares test sample for analysis, conducts processing of LFT and interprets result. Provides results to Results Recorder. Ensures cleaning of processing bays.

COVID 19 Coordinators
Sign-off and schedules testing activities; ensuring communications and consents are actioned; management of positive cases as per school guidelines.

Registration Assistants
Responsible for ensuring subjects have registered and distributing test kits on arrival. Ensures orderly entry of subjects onto the testing site.

Results Recorders
Collates results from Processing Operatives and uploads to digital solution.

Test Hub Coordinators
Responsible for overall site operations at the test sites in allocated hub, including day to day management of stock (PPE, test kits, sanitisers, waste disposal). Responsible for the management of the Team Leaders and also covering these roles in case of absences


Successful candidates must:

  • have good communication and customer facing skills
  • be happy to conduct COVID tests
  • be happy to work in a COVID test centre
  • be flexible and able to work shifts between 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday
  • have proof of right to work in the UK, proof of address and the details of at least one reference (most recent work history)
  • be willing to have a basic DBS conducted and a barred list check
  • be willing to work cross sites/at different locations dependent on need.

Full training and PPE will be provided. Please note this role is not available for remote working. Successful applicants must work on site. The vacancies are required on an urgent basis, hours are tbc. The positions will be interviewed appointed as soon as possible. In order to avoid disappointment, attach your CV today to begin a conversation with a recruiter!

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Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The legal bit

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As a result of the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we might not be able to respond to every candidate with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.