COVID Testing Operator

  • Job Reference: 00039895-1
  • Date Posted: 20 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands
  • Salary: £13.00
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Do you have experience of working within a healthcare setting? Are you available 2 days per week to support the COVID testing of essential workers in a Automotive Manufacturing setting?

If you have answered yes to one or more of the above questions, we have a fantastic opportunity for you.

On behalf of our client, a market leader within the automotive industry, we are recruiting for 2 x COVID-19 Rapid Test Operatives to support the implementation and delivery of the Rapid Covid-19 testing programme based on our clients site.


The role of the Testing Operative is to safely and correctly administer rapid Covid throat and nasal swab tests to key frontline workers who work on site on a day to day basis, and supporting the overall testing process. You will be responsible for supporting the team leader in the overall on-site operations of the testing unit, including delivery of testing services, Test swabs will be administered up the nose and down the back of the throat therefore, applicants need to be comfortable administering tests in this manner, and must be happy to perform and report on test results.. Health and safety of the site yourself and your team is of utmost importance so an understanding and diligence to follow guidelines is essential for the role.

Successful applicants will have:

Experience working with members of the public in a health care setting (desirable)
Excellent interpersonal skills and a supportive nature (essential)
Experience with data recording/entry - comfortable using digital technology to record results
Commitment to the work and adhere to the strict guidelines and procedures required (essential)
Experience working in a medical, clinical or health environment is desirable but not essential.
You must be over 18 and in general good health with no symptoms of COVID-19, nor must anyone in your household.
Due to the nature of the work, 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)Training and full personal protective equipment will be provided.


Opportunity to opt into a Worker Benefits Program what includes discounts at high street shops, gym memberships, cinema tickets, etc.
Accrual of up to 25 Days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
Weekly pay on Friday
Subsidised canteen
Free parking
Motorbike and bicycle sheltersPay & Hours

Hours of work are projected to be 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am 2 days a week (1 Testing Operator per shift)

£12.60-13.48 per hourSuccessful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Enhanced Disclosure (dated within 6 months of Issue and recent relevant references

If you would like to learn more about this position, please apply today with an updated CV and one of the onsite team will contact you with further details