Salary: £15.00

Shift hours: Full Time

To increase testing for COVID-19, the Government has significantly increased the number of centres where members of the public can be tested.

We are seeking to recruit Site Managers to lead the overall management of the Local Testing Sites (LTS) and coordination of operations for self-administered testing for service users on site. You will operate the site strictly in line with all health directives and policy and procedures issued by Government and provide feedback to central teams and the base of operations.

Sodexo reserves the right to alter the site location and close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.

Please note, you will be required to undertake an SIA Licence check.

  • Directly responsible for the overall management of the testing operation
  • Manage all activities and outputs of the Local Testing site, ensuring the safety of all staff and service users
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of all reports and returns as required
  • Ensure the supply of test kits and PPE, managing ongoing inventory
  • Read and interpret directives and documentation issued
  • Carry out instructions provided in a written, oral or diagram form
  • Problem-solve and create solutions to complex problems
  • Record keeping and ensuring safety regulations and procedures are adhered to
  • Manage personnel resources and train and motivate the team to deliver service excellence
  • Undertake training on hand washing and ensure personal hygiene is maintained to a high level and correct PPE is always worn
  • Understanding of Regulatory Requirements

Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience as a manager
  • Experience of following strict guidelines and procedures
  • Experience working with members of the public/patients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a supportive nature
  • Flexibility to change tasks as and when required
  • Must be able to physically stand for several hours with good mobility
  • Willingness to work in an outdoor environment

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.

    Please note, you will be required to undertake an SIA Licence check.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Understanding of PPE practices is desirable, however training is provided
  • Cleaning and sterilisation experience
  • Experience of transporting medical waste (the collection of PPE and biohazard waste)
  • Experience working in a medical, clinical or health environment

Reference: SDX/TP/1042165/66434

Location: Chelmsford, England