Register your interest here for roles at COVID-19 Test Centres - Kent

SDX/TP/1032360/67351

This job has been closed.

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Casual
Salary:
Roles ranging from £9.50 per hour to £18 per hour
Working Hours:
42
Location:
Kent
Closing Date:
29/07/2021
Job Category:
Healthcare/Medical/Care
Sodexo Segment:
UK Sports & Leisure - Casual

Package Description

  • Competitive hourly rate 
  • Must be able to work a fixed shift pattern and have the flexibility to adapt to changing shift patterns
  • Please only apply for this role via www.sodexojobs.co.uk

Job Introduction

We are currently looking for candidates to register their interest for upcoming vacancies we may have at COVID-19 Test Centre's in Kent.

We offer a variety of roles across our Rapid Test Sites, Local Test Sites and Mobile Testing Units, including; 

  • Multi-skilled Operatives
  • Test Operatives
  • Site Supervisors 
  • Site Managers

Register your interest today and a member of the team will be in touch.

Recruitment to these roles is gradual, based on need and location, with centre's opening all over the UK at different times, so your patience is greatly appreciated.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the delivery of services at the Testing Site, communicating and providing an efficient, effective service for each service user visiting the Test Unit
  • 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
  • Undertake training on hand washing and ensure personal hygiene is maintained to a high level
  • Undertake training on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements and ensure PPE is worn and changed as required
  • Ensure to adhere to site guidelines and procedures at all times, always wearing the correct PPE as required
  • Clean designated facility areas (sweeping, mopping, restroom cleaning)
  • Routine cleaning, including cleaning each booth after a service user has completed their test
  • Undertake clinical deep cleaning

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
  • Able to commit to a flexible shift pattern

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 have immune deficiencies through medical conditions or therapy

    Training and full personal protective equipment will be provided.

About The Company

In 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.