Site Operative - COVID Job In Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Site Operative - COVID

  • £10.49 per hour
  • Posted: 12/01/2021
  • Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Job Ref: 770100289
  • Temporary

Job Details

Site Operative - COVID-19 Mass testing
Start - January 2021
Aylesbury & High Wycombe
Pay - £10.49 per hour

Would you like to help make a difference during these difficult times?
Do you want to be part of the mass COVID-19 testing programme in your local area?
Are you available for work in January 2021? Then please apply to this advert today to be contacted with further information.
We are looking to recruit multiple Site Operatives for the mass COVID-19 testing programme in Buckinghamshire. We are looking for staff that are flexible Monday - Sunday, 7am - 9pm.
We will be recruiting to sites in both Aylesbury and High Wycombe, the ability to work over all sites would be advantageous and would require your own transport. However this is not essential.

The Site Operative is a customer-facing role responsible for supporting the customer through the end-to-end testing experience and supporting wider site operations. Working across a number of positions, key activities include:

- managing social distancing through orderly queuing
- supporting customers through registration
- providing verbal guidance on the testing process
- regular cleaning of the site

The site operative may perform some or all of the responsibilities below depending on the size of the site and number of people being tested. Flexibility to work as a part of a team to support all duties is important.

Queue coordinator - Ensures orderly entry of subjects onto the testing site.
-Ensures crowd control and social distancing is maintained in subject queueing areas
-Monitors subjects in the queue who are showing symptoms of COVID and acts accordingly if they are
-In case of long queue, encourages people in line to start registering online
-Supports general site set up, including appropriate signage to manage subject flow

Registration assistant - Responsible for ensuring subjects have registered and are eligible for testing.
-Monitor the booking system at the site
-Greets subject at arrival, asks them to sanitise hands and ensures the subject is eligible for asymptomatic testing
-Aids the subject in registering for the test if they are unable to do so themselves
-Provides assistance for people who might not have the relevant digital information such as phone number and email address
-Guides people who are coming and for a valid reason need to test anonymously
-'Drip feeds' subjects into testing area, ensuring testing area does not exceed maximum capacity
-Communicates to test subjects the purpose of participating in testing at the site and the testing journey.

Test assistant - Provides guidance to subjects on swabbing as requested, and ensures cleaning of booths.
-Directs subject to available testing stations and directs them to the exit when they are finished
-On hand to provide subject with additional verbal instructions and reassurance if required
-Provides regular cleaning to testing stations throughout day (subjects are also asked to self-clean between each test)

You will need to have good communication skills and have experience dealing with the public. You need be professional, friendly and helpful. You will need to be team player, be flexible and work together with your colleagues to provide the services required.
Shift patterns


1 - 8am-4pm 
2 - 4pm - 8pm


10am to 4pm

Please apply now to be contacted by the Pertemps Team with further information.