Mobile Testing Unit - Operatives - Edinburgh
Various sites

Job reference: 038732

Location: Various sites

Job closing date: 22/01/2021

Job posted date: 22/01/2021

Salary: Band 2 (£18,600- £20,606)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Ambulance Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Mobile Testing Unit

Employer (NHS Board) : Scottish Ambulance Service

Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) Operatives

Vacancies exist in the following locations ONLY:


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 fixed term contract until the end of May 2021 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 per annum 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. 

Applicants with a current UK driving licence will be considered in the first instance.

MTU Teams will operate from a designated base station in these locations but will remain deployable nationally. 

We encourage applicants not to apply for various regions for the same post as applications will only be considered once.

The Scottish Ambulance Service reserves the right to close this advert early due to the expected high volume of applications and quick turnaround times therefore, please submit your application timeously.


The closing date for this job has now passed.