Care Home Visiting/Testing Administrator - Temporary

Salary: From £18,058.00 to £18,058.00

Hours per week: Full Time & Part Time Hours Available

Job Status: Temporary

Closing Date:

Job Type: Part Time

Responsible To: Service Manager

Location: The Walter & Joan Gray
Main Street Scalloway Shetland Islands ZE1 0XJ

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Information

This is a temporary position for six months.  As the main visiting hours for our services are between 11.00 am and 7.00 pm, 7 days per week, we can be flexible with working days/hours for the right candidates.  Full time/part time or weekday/weekend working can be discussed at interview.  Please specify your preferences as to working days and hours in Relevant Information on your application form.

 

At Crossreach our goal is to increase self-esteem and help to reduce social isolation by supporting families to maintain communication.

By providing administrative support to our team you’ll make a big difference to the service we offer. Confident with Microsoft Office, you’ll have previous administrative experience, have strong organisational skills and be able to meet agreed deadlines.  In return, you can look forward to ongoing training and development - not only so you can do a great job, but to help you build your career with us too.

There’s also a comprehensive benefits package that includes an employer contributory pension and generous holiday allowance.

Full time hours are 38.5 per week or £9.02 per hour and salary is plus Shetland Island Allowance. 

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Main Function

  • To provide administration for the Covid-19 testing processes for staff and visitors, including analysing tests and appropriately recording and reporting of results.
  • To provide visitors with guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) use and the process for using the testing kits to self-test.
  • To provide administration for scheduling visits to the care home.
  • To ensure the assigned visiting area is cleaned between each visit.
  • Full training and PPE will be provided.

Main Duties

  1. To provide administration for the weekly Covid-19 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) testing processes for staff ensuring that the tests are collated and packaged to meet the agreed timescales for courier pick up.
  2. To accurately record tests undertaken and being sent for testing on the appropriate Government website.
  3. To provide administration for the Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) required for both staff and visitors to the care home.  This will involve analysing test results and accurately recording and reporting the results on the portal.
  4. To provide guidance and observe visitors use of PPE and the LFT self testing kits.
  5. To communicate with external visitors to schedule visits to the care home.
  6. To ensure the assigned visiting area is cleaned between each visit.
  7. To assist in the order process for test kits.
  8. To communicate with staff within the service or in Regional and Head Offices when necessary to seek or pass on information.
  9. Any other duties which may reasonably fall within the parameters of the post.

Personal

Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

This post requires you to either complete a Disclosure or be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

Skills and Abilities

Essential:

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft packages, (Word, Excel, Outlook etc).
  • Accurate typing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and work within agreed deadlines.
  • Be able to communicate with staff at all levels of the organisation as well as relatives and other external visitors
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • A warm and friendly manner and a professional attitude.

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