Covid Test and Trace Officer needed in London

  • Job Reference: 00018898-1
  • Date Posted: 10 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30.00 to £40.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical, HSE, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

One of our clients in London is seeking a COVID-19 Prevention/Response Officer. This full time role, (37hrs per week), for at least the next 6 months.

The role itself entails providing advice and information to commercial businesses and those with responsibility for private sector housing relating to COVID-19 and it's prevention thus ensuring the health & safety of individuals as well as the promotion of a vibrant economy within the City. This would be achieved through a combination of the following:

Provision of advice, information and support to businesses, landlords and property managers relating to relevant legislation, guidance and local outbreak controls.

Investigation of complaints including undertaking monitoring and site visits/inspections as necessary.

Assisting with the Council’s prevention based communications and targeted campaigning.

Given the nature of the work the ideal candidate will be qualified in Environmental Health with experience of carrying out local authority intervention work including dealing with outbreaks and infection control. Any experience of carrying outH&S audits would also be very useful.

Alongside technical knowledge the post holder must have experience of carrying out investigative and / or enforcement work. Effective communication skills are essential for this role including the ability to negotiate in a broad range of often complex and difficult scenarios whilst organising / prioritising work to meet deadlines.Details of all visits and action taken will need to be accurately recorded in accordance with service policy and procedures by manual or electronic means for which the post holder will need to be comfortable with the use of ICT in general.

The post holder must be able to work flexibly, using their initiative / working jointly with both internal and external stakeholders as necessary.The post holder may be required to be involved in work associated with Test & Trace as well as taking regulatory / enforcement action as necessary.

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