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Alcohol & Drug Collection Technician

Collection Technician Vacancies

Vacant Locations:

London – Stratford, Twickenham, Ilford, St Albans, Croydon, Reading, Guildford,

East coast – Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Cambridge

Midlands – Redditch, Solihull, Wolverhampton

North West – Stockport, Liverpool,

Scotland -Aberdeen, Perth, Oban


Rates of pay:

Competitive industry rates including time sensitive pay.


Employment Contract:

Zero Hours Contract of Employment



Full Training provided for initial competency certification plus on-going refresher training and support

Accrued annual leave

Flexible working

Mileage contribution of £0.45p per mile plus additional expenses paid

The Company

Hampton Knight is one of the UK’s leading specialist providers of managing alcohol and drug misuse in the workplace, ssupporting over 1000 clients ranging from rail, aviation, distribution, manufacturing and construction.

We uphold strong values which are centred around our clients and our people. We want our people to enjoy coming to work and take pride in the services they provide. Therefore, we recruit, train and retain people who uphold and enhance our vision and continuously strive for excellence.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

You will join a team of Nationwide Collection Technicians delivering our clients with a 24/7 service, 365 days a year. You will carry out Alcohol and Drug testing at our client’s premises or in one of our fully equipped mobile screening units. 

You will be responsible for collecting breath, urine and saliva samples from donors within the workplace, working in-line with Hampton Knight’s and Network Rail Standards.

You will attend scheduled collections with at least 24 hours’ notice and unscheduled call-outs requiring a response time to the client’s premises within 2 hours’ in-line with our company KPI’s.

Rates of pay are reflective of the type of work scheduled and the timing of this. We require a flexible workforce to participate in our 24/7 Collection Service therefore, out of hours, weekend and Bank Holiday work may be required. 

The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and experience:

Excellent communication and customer facing skills

Methodical in your approach to work

Attention to detail

Excellent time management

Confident with working autonomously

Diplomatic and reliable

Ability to follow procedures and processes without deviation

Quality and process orientated mindset with a full understanding of ‘chain of custody’ methodologies

Professional at all times

Must have full driving license and access to own vehicle at all times

Flexibility to undertake assignments and travel to collection locations at short notice, usually within a 2-hour radius from your home location however occasionally you may be asked to travel further.

For further information, including the job description, please register via our recruitment portal to submit your application for one of the locations, this will only take you a couple of minutes to complete and will allow you to monitor your application progress.

Please be advised that we are unable to retain any information that does not relate to the above locations.

If you do not hear from us within 28 days, your application has not been successful.