Healthcare Assistant - Covid testing

Location: WOKING
Job Type: Agency
Salary: Pay rates from £10.50 to £16.80 per hour, weekly pay*
Contact Name: Rachael Bowery
Contact Email:

Nurseplus are recruiting Healthcare Assistants to work as part of a team of test operatives undertaking COVID-19 testing.

As a result of the rollout of mass Covid testing across the UK, Nurseplus are seeking reliable and flexible Covid Testers to support the smooth running of each program.

Our clients are based within England & Wales and include Airports, VIP/High Profile clients, TV & film production, sporting events & education.

The Role

Your role will predominantly include conducting PCR & Lateral Flow testing in addition to the supervision of those who are self-administering Covid tests, providing support and guidance where needed.

You will complete a wide range of general daily tasks related to Covid testing including handing out and collecting self-testing kits, sample collection, recording results, cleaning the test site, as well as ensuring that the testing site is well set up and running efficiently during the day.

Required skills


  • Previous experience with PCR, Lateral Flow swabbing or a background in healthcare
  • You must have a good standard of English and be able to communicate effectively
  • A warm, compassionate and personable nature with the ability to work with patience, tact, and understanding.
  • Excellent IT skills preferred
  • You must have the right to work within the UK
  • Car driver due to the various locations required is preferred
  • An enhanced DBS


Applicants must be in general good health and not classified asHigh Risk

Benefits of working with Nurseplus as a Healthcare Assistant:


  • Flexible Hours -To suit your needs, full or part-time, days, evening, weekends
  • Excellent Weekly Pay- Competitive hourly rates
  • FREE Training - In-line with Care Certificate
  • FREE Uniform after completion of training
  • Refer a friend scheme- Earn £250 for every friend you refer*
  • Expert training, supervision, and ongoing support
  • Career development support- Nurseplus is a growing company with a variety of opportunities for career progression


About us

Nurseplus is a national company with a network of branches across the UK. We are committed to supporting our workforce to ensure they have the right skills to do their job and enable them to develop themselves and their careers.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

*T&C’s apply