Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) Operatives (East Region)
Various locations within East Region

Job reference: 026080

Location: Various locations within East Region

Job closing date: 16/07/2020

Job posted date: 09/07/2020

Salary: Band 2 (£19,609 - £21,615)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Ambulance Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: National Operations

Employer (NHS Board) : Scottish Ambulance Service

Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) Operatives (East Region)

The COVID-19 National Testing Programme is one of the key measures in place to support the UK’s action plan against COVID-19.

The Scottish Ambulance Service are recruiting Operatives for a 6 month fixed term contract who will support the testing service. The contract may be extended.

The contracted hours are 37.5 per week on a 4 day on/4 day off rota.  Basic salary is £18,600 pa plus unsocial payments.  Travel to locations is involved and some overnight stays may be necessary.  Full training, uniform and PPE will all be provided.

The full job description is also attached for you to refer to for further information.  MTUs will be located throughout Scotland and are shown below for reference only as these are continually subject to change.

Start date for Operatives is 3rd August 2020 for training etc.  The live programme commences end of August 2020. We aim to conduct short interviews via Microsoft Teams and will commence on 20th July 2020.

Applicants are advised to apply for only one preferred region. 

This advert is for applicants interested in our East Region. 

MTU Teams will operate from designated base stations in Melrose, Kirkcaldy, Falkirk, Edinburgh and Dundee but will remain deployable nationally. 

The Scottish Ambulance Service reserves the right to close this advert early due to the expected high volume of applications and quick turnaround times.


The closing date for this job has now passed.