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Recruiter Places First COVID Protection Officer

Recruiter Places First COVID Protection Officer
28 July 2020 | Updated 10 September 2020
 

A property and built environment recruiter has placed its first client-side COVID Protection Officer.

The remit of the COVID Protection Officer (CPO) is to ensure the safety of the workplace, and support its client with the hygiene management of their office environment.

The role has been designed specifically to support the immediate and continual management of employees as they return to built and office environments.

The CPO will be responsible for managing and advising on aspects such as social distancing, temperature checks, and compliance. 

PRS, the recruiter that placed the role, commented that this was part of their plan to support clients and partners across the property and built environment sectors post-pandemic.

The client is a large building management company in the City of London.

 

Staff Responsible for Temperature Checks and Ensuring Social Distancing Guidelines

 

PRS Managing Director Julie Jarvis commented: “‘Throughout the pandemic, we have been committed to offering support to our clients and partners, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff. 

“We have begun to place a high number of hygiene stewards in offices, and introduced a more senior coordinator of stewards, and the new role of CPO to oversee these services was born.” 

Services for clients to face the impacts of COVID-19 offered by PRS include placing staff responsible for temperature checks, and chaperones to ensure that guidelines are followed, such as one way systems. 

Julie added: "Whilst the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating in so many ways, we have seen a rise in new roles created, and are committed to supporting people in finding work, whether that be in testing, monitoring, or ensuring guidelines are followed."

Picture: A graphic showing three people wearing face masks

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 28 July 2020

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