Covid-19 Testing Assistant

  • Location
    Barking, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Health Administration
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

We are currently seeking multiple Covid-19 Testing Assistants based in Barking and Dagenham.

The successful candidate will be assigned a clinic in either Barking or Dagenham and the shift rotations are 4 days on, 4 days off which are allocated on a shift rota, between the hours of 09:00am to 7:30pm. Successful applicants must have high levels of availability and commitment.

Successful applicant will be supporting the delivery of testing for service users that visit the Covid-19 Test Clinic. Candidates must be available to start throughout September 2021 and will need to attend a training session either online or in person prior to their start date.

Key duties will include:

  • Provide instruction and guidance on effective test taking

  • Cleaning and sterilisation of equipment and disposing of medical waste

  • Manage test kit stocks and ordering more as required

  • Receive and distribute supplies

  • Own the data entry of results for sharing with national programme


  • Customer service experience and experience working with members of the public

  • High levels of availability and commitment

  • Flexible attitude

  • High levels of accuracy and a keen eye for detail

  • Ability to work as part of a team

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