Multi-Skilled Mobile Covid-19 Test Site Operatives x10

Job Category: Covid-19 Response
Reference HQ00020460
Service Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initially until end of December 2021
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Hours per week 37
Rate £11.27 per hour

About the job:

Opus People Solutions are seeking Covid-19 Mobile test site operatives in and around the Cambridgeshire area. You will be responsible for supporting the Covid-19 test mobile unit through a range of duties on a rota basis including offering reassurance to the public, meeting and greeting of those to the pop-up site, recording of their details and cleaning of the site.

This is a customer facing role and the safety of the workforce and customers is the foremost priority for all Covid-19 testing operations; full PPE and strict infection control measures will be employed to always ensure a safe working environment. Full training will be provided via a training/induction day prior to starting.

  • North Cambridgeshire / Peterborough – (Peterborough, March, Yaxley, Sawtry, Ramsey, Chatteris and Whittlesey)
  • East / Central Cambridgeshire  – (Littleport, Ely, Cottenham, Cambridge, Sawston, Fulbourn, Burwell and Soham)
  • West / South West and Central Cambridgeshire  – (St Neots, Huntingdon, Brampton, Godmanchester, St Ives, Cambourne, Cottenham and Cambridge)
  • Central Cambridgeshire / South Cambridgeshire
  • Greet the public and provide reassurance.
  • Ensure social distancing and other government guidelines are observed, sanitising of hand and wearing of face mask as appropriate.
  • Direct people to available testing stations and exits at the pop up sites.
  • Communicate with the public through the arrival and testing process, providing reassurance as appropriate.
  • Ensure safe clinical measures including social distancing and donning and removing of PPE, of all times.
  • Ensure understanding of core end-to-end testing experience and support wider site operations as and when requested.
  • Assisting on the static test sites as well as mobile test sites.
  • Own car/transport essential
  • Clean Drivers License – online check to be undertaken
  • Car insurance for Business use
  • Basic DBS check to be processed
  • Flexible with working hours : Monday – Sunday
  • Flexible with travelling around specified areas in Cambridgeshire



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We get sight of all temporary and interim vacancies for Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils first. By working through Opus, you will be notified of the job opportunities before any other recruitment agencies are even aware.


We have a wealth of knowledge and experience within the public sector, with many of our employees having previously worked for and with both Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils for several years.


In the last month alone, we filled 95% of jobs using our own pool of registered candidates. The remainder went out to our trusted supply chain.


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