Registered Nurse - Covid-19 Testing

Location: Bury
Job Type: Agency
Salary: Pay rates from £18.00 to £35.00 per hour, weekly pay
Reference: BURY/COVIDRGN/31
Contact Name: Nicola Thomas
Contact Email:

Tester responsibilities:

  • To carry out a variety of tests across multiple sites including PCR Swabs, Point of Care Antigen / Antibody tests & Phlebotomy.
  • Responding quickly to patients needs while reassuring individuals throughout the testing process; delivering brilliant care
  • Confidently perform throat and nasal swab testing in line with current clinical standards - adhering to hygiene & Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines
  • Efficiently deliver daily tasks and testing plans, including: packing samples, reporting on site results, completing testing administration and procedures
  • To operate safely by following standard practice guidelines and understanding legal obligations, to ensure your own safety and the safety of others


Hours of work: a working pattern over 7 days, dependent on site


What we’re looking for:

  • Previous experience in conducting PCR & rapid response tests
  • Experienced in phlebotomy
  • You will demonstrate high standards and the ability to work safely and efficiently as lone working will sometimes be required
  • Flexible  and adaptable candidates
  • Due to various individual & test site locations a vehicle is required


Applicants must:

  • Be in general good health and not classified as COVID “high-risk”
  • Must not have a long-term condition
  • Must not be pregnant
  • Must not have a weakened immune system through medical conditions or therapy


In addition, applicants must consider the following:

  • Willingness to work outside (weather protection will be provided)
  • Risk status of family members in the same household to them