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Schools Covid Tester

  • Covid Tester - Post
  •  Location - Sutton, London
  •  Salary - £10.71 - £11.50 per hour
  •  Date Posted - 14/07/2021

Following the recent Government announcement to roll out of Lateral flow testing in schools, Future Education are currently recruiting for COVID Test Assistants to help provide additional staff that the schools we work with require in the Croydon, Sutton and Merton. Through the Covid Testers and Processors we provide the schools, we can ensure secondary schools can open safely in September 2021.

The typical role of a COVID Test Assistant could involve all or some of the following duties:

  • Carrying out the regular routine preventative COVID-19 testing process on a daily basis to staff, children and young people as required.
  • Providing medical swabs for COVID-19 testing for individuals or assisting/directing them to carry-out self-tests.
  • Providing guidance and supervision to individuals on swabbing, as requested and required.
  • Collecting completed swabs and processing them, ensuring they are ready for collection.
  • Cleaning swabbing bays/spaces and ensuring that all areas are clean and as COVID-19 safe as possible, as required.
  • Ensuring that the quality recorder and COVID-19 administration assistants have obtained consent forms and relevant documents before carrying out testing.
  • Proactively updating all documentation, as required daily.
  • Ensuring that all areas are stocked to maintain levels in the medical centre.
  • Maintaining universal precautions and dispose of waste in accordance with the infection control policy

Training will be provided where needed on how to deliver all the above.

Pay will be £10.71 - £11. 50 per hour and the hours will be between 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday

Applicants will require to either have an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service or be willing to pay for a new one as well as passing our other compliance requirements

So, if you are looking to play your part in the fight against COVID -19 please apply ASAP. If you would like to speak to someone in more detail, please contact Sean Burrows at Future Education

  • Reference: SBCOVIDTEST21_1625654458