Covid-19 Testing Operative (Education)

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Special Needs, Further Education
East Midlands
Other - Lincolnshire
£10 to £15 per hour
Salary Description:
Plus Statutory Holiday Pay
Job Ref:

Protocol are proudly working with a further education college to recruit Covid-19 Testing Operatives in the Gainsborough area 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!

𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒍𝒆𝒈𝒂𝒍 𝒃𝒊𝒕

Protocol promotes equal rights and is an employment business under The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Work is undertaken on a self-employed basis under contract with Protocol. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all Protocol assignments. All positions advertised by Protocol comply with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.

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.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0115 911 1222
Fax: 0115 9111212
Contact: Protocol

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