Team Leader - Lateral Testing

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City of Wolverhampton Council
Job Description
Post Designation: Team Leader - Lateral Testing
Directorate: Public Health and Wellbeing
Service Group: Public Health Covid-19 Response
Responsible To: Head of Communities
Grade: Grade 6
Job Purpose and Role:
Mass testing and tracing the UK's population is key strategic cornerstone to stopping the
spread of Covid-19, helping to save lives, reinvigorate the economy and enable the UK
population to return to normal life. To support mass testing, City of Wolverhampton Council
is mobilising a number of community testing sites for asymptomatic individuals. The Team
Leader role requires dedicated individuals with great customer service skills and a
commitment to helping fight Covid-19.
The Team Leader is responsible for the overall on-site operations of the test site, including
delivery of testing services, ensuring adherence to health and safety protocol and day-to-day
workforce management.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for opening and closing site each day, including making the daily Go/No
Go on testing operations
2. Responsible for managing day-to-day operations including on-site workforce
management, managing site health & safety and receiving and managing stock
3. Providing the point of escalation for any issues on site, escalates to local public health
officials as appropriate
4. Provides line management support to Site and Test Operative roles
5. Ensures all resource have arrived for shift and contribute to rota management.
6. Cascades new information, training and guidance to all team members
7. Ensures adherence to Standard Operating Procedure and clinical guidance is
maintained throughout operations
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8. Contribute to any necessary ongoing development of current protocols, guidance and
standard operating procedures as appropriate.
9. Valuing Equality and Diversity - Ensure that the service is accessed by and meets the
needs of all communities in the City and develop appropriate strategies to reduce
inequalities where they are found.
10.To act in accordance with the Council's Constitution and other Codes of Conduct.
11.To comply with the Council's agreed policies and procedures including but not limited
to Health and Safety, and Equal Opportunities Policies, the Data Protection Act,
Freedom of Information Act, Financial Management Regulations and other relevant
Council and Government Regulations, Directives and City-wide priorities.
12.To undertake any other tasks, duties and responsibilities as directed and appropriate
to the grade and role of the post subject to any reasonable adjustments under the
Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as incorporated into the Equality Act 2010.
13.City of Wolverhampton Council is committed to Corporate Parenting. "Corporate
Parenting is the collective responsibility of the Council to provide the best possible
care and protection for children who are looked after.

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