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COVID-19 Tester

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Vetro Nursing, Support Work & HCA's

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £10.42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sian Davies

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  • Contact phone:

    0117 3133361

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sian Davies

Vetro Nursing are currently working alongside an Academy Trust to provide Healthcare Assistants/Covid Testing Assistants for mass asymptomatic testing within three community schools based within the Weston Super Mare and Burnham On Sea area’s.

These roles will be starting at the beginning of January and full training will be provided along with NHS supplied PPE.

We are recruiting for the following roles:

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.

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

COVID-19 Co-ordinator
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.

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

To be considered for these roles you will need to have a valid enhanced DBS registered to the update service along with satisfactory references and must be available to start on the 11th January.

Hours of work will be approximately 07:00am - 16:00pm Monday to Friday with an expected duration of three months. Rates of pay will be will be dependent on the role and will start at £10.42 per hour.

Why work for Vetro?
At Vetro Nursing, we have over 100 years' combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Vetro Nursing acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.