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Testing Operative

Location: GREATER MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 11.00-11.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 8
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-447117

We have a fantastic opportunity available for twenty-five Testing Operatives, working at a Leading Local Authority in Greater Manchester. This is a temporary role, initially until the End of March 2021.

The Role

Your role as a Testing Operative, will require a wide variety of skills to do different elements within the role which will include – Process Operative, Results Scanner, Supervisor, Test Assistant, Booth Allocator, Registration and Door Manager / Queue Management.


There will be three days training on the 4th, 5th and 8th February 2021, to support you in the role.

You will be required to work between 4 – 6 shifts a week.

There are two sites available to work, these are Stalybridge and Dukinfield.

You will be wearing PPE for long periods of the day.

Conducting Clinical Testing Process

Read and interpret results accurately and consistently.

Scan and upload test results to the NHS app

Time and process management

Will be trained up in Process Operative Role and Results Scanner role and will be part of the team that undertakes those tasks.

Supervise staff in the central test processing area to ensure SOP is followed along with all health and safety. Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and clinical governance processes and guideline met.

Ensure high standards of testing staff and all processes consistently followed with a high degree of accuracy.

Manage and Guide public through the testing hall.

Explain the testing process to test subjects and provide them with re-assurance.

Clean Testing booth after each use

Greet people after registration, direct test subjects to booth left or right side of site.

Dealing with special testing requirements

Ensure test subjects are wearing masks unless exempt, and all are using hand gel on entry.

Key Requirements

  • High Attention to detail
  • Must be Confident and Self-motivated.
  • Able to work outside, in the role of queue co-ordinator.
  • Physical fitness to be on feet all day and manage cleaning.
  • Team Leadership Skills
  • Presentable, and Approachable
  • Understand and be able to use basic technology, including mobile applications.
  • Good and accurate IT skills to record data accurately.
  • Good basic Maths Skills
  • Multi-skilled – able to work across all roles.
  • Health and Social Care experience (Desirable)
  • Excellent people skills, being able to talk to the public, clients, colleagues, and other senior professionals.
  • Dukinfield Working hours Monday – Friday 7.00am – 19.00pm
  • Stalybridge Working Hours Monday – Friday 9.00am – 17.00pm
  • Basic DBS will be required.

Employee Benefits

  • Reed Reward Benefits and Discounts
  • Flexible Payment Options i.e. PAYE / Umbrella and Ltd option                         
  • Weekly Pay, with Online Timesheet system




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