Lancashire County Council are hiring a number of people to work as Covid-19 caseworkers and contact tracers.Advertisement
These positions come following the announcement that Lancashire would start to take control of more test and trace systems under the new tier-three restrictions.
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LCC have received a support package, understood to be worth £42m, which will go towards funding the new roles.
The new roles will be mostly home-based, but some face to face meetings may be required.
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Candidates will be expected to provide guidance and support on Covid-19 guidelines to complex settings which will include schools, high-risk workplaces and care sector and residential services.
The role will include activities such as contact tracing, tracing complex positive cases and their contacts and providing advice on self-isolation practice.
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Proficient use of MS Word and Excel and databases is essential, and candidates will ideally have experience in a customer-facing role and will have excellent communication skills.
The job will be full time until March 2022 and applications close at midnight on November 1 2020 – applications can be made on the county council website.
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