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Local Outbreak Responder - Worcestershire County Council

Job Title: Local Outbreak Responder - Worcestershire County Council
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Worcester
Salary: £11.50 - 11.50 per hour
REF: NYKLH22102020
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Worcestershire County Council - Local Outbreak Responder

Location: County Hall, Worcester, WR5 2NP

Contract: Initial three-month contract with possible extension

Hours: Full Time 37 Hours a Week – 9:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday

Payrate: £11.50 an Hour

Purpose of the Role

To be part of a duty team delivering a high standard of first point of contact services to people needing support from the LORT

To identify and understand the key risks of transmission of COVID-19 when discussing a situation

To be able to accurately record information and highlight when action needs to be taken

To give advice which corresponds with national and local guidance regarding COVID-19

To represent the LORT and WCC and always provide excellent communication in a timely fashion

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To manage and complete daily tasks and actions required alongside the rest of the LORT

To be competent and confident in receiving and making calls with a range of professionals and members of the public

To discuss and complete relevant checklists with high risk retting.  To be able to identify and describe the high-risk factors reported in a checklist

To highlight to the team leader when issues require their attention

Refer queries or situations to external organisations when relevant

To give advice regarding COVID-19 which is in line with current guidance

To contact trace individuals who are either positive cases or have had direct contact with positive cases of COVID-19

Produce daily information reports to partners, including ASC, WCF, and the wider LORT team handover report

To input an accurate record of information and upload reports and emails on to the NIMROD reporting system

To update actions and emails on to the NIMROD reporting system

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email