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Self-isolation

Information about working arrangements if you need to self-isolate.


Please ensure you follow the latest government guidance on self-isolation.

We must follow this latest advice and if you or a member of your household has any coronavirus symptoms please let you manager know and stay at home. You do not need to go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital and do not need to contact 111 to tell them they are staying at home.

If you are required to self-isolate, you can get an isolation note to send to your line manager as proof you need to stay off work. You do not need to get a note from a GP. Your line manager will then talk to the head of service to discuss your case and they will confirm the self-isolation.

If you are fit and able to work from home during the self-isolation period then you should record your hours using the normal processes. If you are fit to work but unable to work from home due to the nature of your role then your line manager will work with you to ensure that the normal hours you were due to work during the self-isolation period are recorded. During the coronavirus outbreak colleagues are expected to be flexible to ensure we can maintain our essential public services.

Anyone who is self-isolating should remain in contact with their line manager every day to support their wellbeing and ensure that they are supported and able to carry out their duties.

Colleagues who are required to self-isolate will receive normal pay for the self-isolation period. Normal pay means that you will receive the pay that was scheduled and authorised to be paid at the point of self-isolation.