Local Contact Tracer

Job Category: Covid-19 Response
Reference HQ00021868
Directorate Public Health
Service Local Test and Trace
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initially 3 months
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Rate £10.43 per hour

About the job:

Opus People Solutions on a behalf of North Northamptonshire Council are currently recruiting for the Local Contact Tracers roles.

Please note that role is office- based, Northampton, One Angel Square, NN1 1ED. Placement is a full time role, 37 hrs per week.

Requirement for Local Contact Tracing resilience over the week, so that Northamptonshire County Council can effectively operate over 7 days and reach as many COVID-19 cases in the county as they can.

Adults & Children’s mandatory training will be completed upon recruitment.

  • Make outbound calls to Northamptonshire COVID-19 cases to complete the NHS Contact Tracing questionnaire with them over the phone
  • Receive inbound calls from Northamptonshire COVID-19 cases who are required to complete the NHS Contact Tracing questionnaire
  • Based on the information received whilst completing the trace, determine whether a case is required to be escalated due to a possible risk of an outbreak
  • Received inbound requests for support from residents who are self-isolating or have been impacted by COVID-19
  • Comprehensive training will be provided
  • Flexibility and a willingness to pick up possible additional shifts is desirable, due to possible surges in the number of cases received locally
  • Holiday entitlement accrued while working
  • Pension contribution from employer
  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications

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