Covid Testing Staff 2021

The Hathaway Academy, Grays

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Job Ref No. ECC5437-318S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: NJC 12, £11.50 per hour
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 27/01/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: 28 & 29 January 2021  

Job Description

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Do you want to help in the fight against the spread of Covid19?

Do you want to assist in protecting your community from spread of infection?

We are seeking flexible and reliable Covid19 testing staff, to assist us in screening staff and pupils as they self-administer Covid19 tests. After receiving full training, you will complete a wide variety of tasks relating to Covid19 lateral flow testing, which may include (but is not limited to) registering and distributing testing kits, observing swabbing, cleaning the test site, preparing samples for analysis and collating results.

Successful candidates will receive full training and PPE, a generous hourly rate of pay, as well as access to our exciting benefits platform.

Candidates must have a conscientious and professional approach to work, the ability to communicate effectively with children and adults, and possess a good understanding of Covid safety measures.

Please note, this is a temporary post which will come to an end when Covid19 testing is no longer required at the Academy.

Academy Transformation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, verification of right to work and 2 satisfactory references. 

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The Hathaway Academy is part of Academy Transformation Trust.

Our mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for our students, and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to our staff who are key to our success. We believe that every child does matter and that confidence is at the heart of their successful achievement. The Trust’s way of working is to build trust through high quality working relationships which engage students and all those involved in their learning, thereby giving them the confidence to achieve successful outcomes.

If you would like to find out more about Academy Transformation Trust please visit

The Hathaway Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with current and past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Please apply by letter and application form to Ms Dianne Whippey, Principal’s PA & HR Manager at THA. For application packages or further information call her on 01375 898008. Email:

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Dianne Whippey
The Hathaway Academy
Hathaway Road, Grays
Essex, RM17 5LL
Telephone: 01375 898008