Information and guidance related to critical and non-critical workers, employee safety and wellbeing, and more.
Workforce advice and guidance
LGA COVID-19 workforce summary reports: a series of bi-weekly surveys collecting key workforce data on how the sector is responding to COVID-19
COVID-19 schools guidance – a roundup of information relating to workforce issues in schools during the coronavirus
‘React, Respond, Renew’ – workforce COVID-19 response: a summary of how COVID-19 initially affected the local government workforce
COVID-19 Social Work Together Campaign: provides a pool of returning social workers to support the local response to COVID-19
Helplines for social care staff
- Our Frontline
Our Frontline – 24 hour support for key workers
In addition to existing EAP support available to the local government workforce, Our Frontline was created at the start of the pandemic to provide round the clock support to key workers. Our Frontline offers round-the-clock one-to-one support, by call or text, from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health. Our Frontline is a partnership between Shout, Samaritans, Mind, Hospice UK and The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
COVID-19 Senior Officer support
Coaching and mentoring for senior officers during COVID-19: LGA and Solace have developed a programme of coaching a mentoring aimed at Chief Executives, Directors and professional working directly on managing the response to COVID-19