Vacancies: Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) Operatives

Mobile Testing Unit operator by the van

The Scottish Ambulance Service is recruiting for operatives to work in our Mobile Testing Units (MTU) which are situated across the country. We have positions available in Glasgow, Motherwell, Ayr, Dumfries, Borders, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Kirkcaldy, Perth, Dundee, Inverness, Aberdeen and Thurso.

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 September 2022 who will support the testing service.

The contracted hours are 37.5 per week on a 4 day on/4 day off rota.  Basic salary is £19,609 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.

For the full job description and to apply, click here.

MTU Teams will operate from a designated location but will remain deployable nationally. 

Job closing date: 09/12/21

Job posted date: 25/11/21

Salary: Band 2   (£19,609 - £21,615)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Ambulance Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Mobile Testing Unit

Employer (NHS Board) : Scottish Ambulance Service

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.

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


Posted on 25/11/2021