Links to further guidance, resources and information – 3/4/20

The Scottish Social Services Council – ‘Workforce support and wellbeing during COVID-19’

A resource to support the health and wellbeing of staff during the challenging times of COVID-19.

Click here to access the resource


The Scottish Social Services Council – Guidance for employers on core training for redeployed workers, temporary workers and volunteers

SSSC state:

“With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across the country, it will be necessary for health and social care staff to be deployed to work in frontline care services they may be unfamiliar with. Temporary workers and volunteers are also being recruited to support services”.

In partnership with NHS Education for Scotland, SSSC has provided this national guidance to support employers with training for redeployed workers, temporary workers and volunteers.

Click here to access the guidance


Disclosure Scotland fee suspension

Disclosure Scotland is suspending all fees for key workers and volunteers who are being drafted to help Scotland fight against COVID-19.   This is a temporary measure which will be in place for an initial period of six weeks, before being reviewed and extended further, if needed. 

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UK Government Guidance for Employers

Information on claiming back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Click here to access

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