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Multiskilled Operative - COVID 19 LFD Testing

Job Title: Multiskilled Operative - COVID 19 LFD Testing
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £20000 - £25000
Reference: SDX/TP/709672/62186
Job Published: February 28, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit individuals to work as part of a team of Multiskilled Operatives undertaking COVID 19 Swab testing in Stevenage.

You will complete a wide range of general daily tasks such as queue management, cleaning and deep cleaning, registration, preparing and processing tests, providing guidance for self-testing and ensuring that the site is set up efficiently for all service users for the day. You will also be responsible for processing and recording test results and the disposal of medical and biohazard waste, including PPE.

You will need to have the flexibility to change tasks as and when required and rotate into the different roles, ensuring to always provide general support and deliver service excellence for our service users.,

  • Support the delivery of services at the Testing Site, communicating and providing an efficient, effective service for each service user visiting the site

  • 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

  • Being versatile to changing demands on site, whilst understanding role may change dependent on test kit availability

  • Support with testing registration and administration (registration, preparing, processing and recording test results)

  • Support with sample analysis and record accurate results.

  • 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 areas (sweeping, mopping, restroom cleaning)

  • Routine cleaning, including cleaning each booth after a service user has completed their test

  • Undertake clinical deep cleaning

Candidate Description

  • Experience working with members of the public/patients

  • Good interpersonal skills and caring nature

  • Flexibility to change tasks as and when required

  • Previous experience as a cleaner

  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies

  • 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

  • Native or bilingual proficiency level English

  • 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 Clincally Extremely Vulnerable (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.

Employer Description

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.