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Project Manager - Covid-19 Lateral Flow Testing

Salary: £25,000 depending on experience
Location: Bracknell
Company: TalentSpa
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Project Manager - Covid-19 Lateral Flow Testing

Location: Bracknell Forest

Salary: £25,000 depending on experience

Hours of Work: Full time 40 hours, (Flexible working hours available)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contracts - 1 to 2 months Possibly Extended

About the Company:

As you know the Government has significantly increased the number of centres where COVID testing can take place. Our client has been asked to set up a number of Local Testing Sites across Bracknell to support the delivery of self-administered testing at those sites.

They are looking to recruit a Project Manager to oversee several Lateral Flow Testing Sites (LFT’s) in Bracknell Forest to support the delivery of self-administered testing for service users.

Our client is an innovative company with a passion and a track record for tackling health inequalities. They provide a one stop solution for commissioners accountable for outcome focused integrated Public Health services.

They are building their support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within their recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with them who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

About the Project Manager Role:

You will provide project management oversight and oversee all LFT sites with responsibility for day-to-day operational management planning and implementation. Working as part of a team, the Project Manager will be confident communicating face to face, verbally and via email with the clients and stakeholders at all levels. Managing client escalations and expectations to ensure that the LFT Testing Service is delivered successfully.

You will be responsible for a portfolio of logistical support to the Bracknell Forest LFT service, including the delivery of the testing programme, site set up, co-ordination, and maintenance; ICT provision, installation, set up and maintenance; the co-ordination and distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and the administration of the logistical support provided.

You will manage, co-ordinate and support the process for Lateral Flow Testing deployment to set locations within Bracknell Forest. Work closely with partners in the Council and externally, including colleagues in Public Health and other Council departments, to support the deployment of LTF testing locations.

Support the Site Team Leaders in maintaining a site risk register, and the implementation of mitigation plans.

Project Management Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the chosen LFT Testing sites are ‘fit for purpose’ and equipped to deliver the service, including furniture, fittings, clinical testing, and other related equipment.
  • Be responsible for adequate staffing onsite to ensure effective delivery of services at the Local Testing Site(s), for service users visiting the Test site.
  • Ensure that ICT equipment is available, installed and functioning in order to ensure the effective operation of the LFT service, including the reporting of daily activity for monitoring purposes.
  • Be accountable for clinical quality, risk management, and infection control, including policies and procedures for hand washing and personal hygiene.
  • Oversee the procedures for the maintenance of site cleaning, and the handling, collection, and disposal of clinical waste.
  • Ensure that adequate levels of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are always available.
  • Follow Public Health England guidelines and procedures in the provision and delivery of COVID-19 LFT testing services.

Project Manager Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of operational service management, including staff supervision, preferably in a COVID testing environment.
  • Evidence of successful implementation of health and care services.
  • Service monitoring, and data activity reporting.
  • Experience of working within a local borough or council environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You must not be classified, or live with anyone classified, as belonging to any of the COVID-19 high risk groups (more detail can be found on the government website: https://)

  • Must not have a long-term condition
  • Must not have immune deficiencies through medical conditions or therapy
  • Training and full personal protective equipment will be provided.

If you think that you are suitable for this Project Manager role, please apply now!

All employees either in direct contact with patients and/or with access to patient data are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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