Information for Community Service Organisations re COVID-19 


Operational

Update from Deparment of Communities & Justice 23 Jul 2021 (pdf) - includes latest info re COVID-19 testing requirements for workers living in Greater Sydney and particular LGAs, checking requirements for employers, DCJ service provision in the Greater Sydney areas affected by stay at home orders and COVID-19 resources in community languages.

Info for Targeted Earlier Intervention service providers - Jul 2021

Updated advice from Department of Communities & Justice 18 Jul 2021 (pdf)

COVID-19 Vaccination - Disability Provider Alert - 19 Jul 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Disability Service Providers

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Disability Workers

COVID-19: Advice for DFV services wanting to use technology – from WESNET.

Free or Discounted Tools and Resources to help you work from home - from Connecting Up.


Governance

COVID-19 Community Sector Resource – compiled by NCOSS and has the latest info and help you plan for service continuity, support clients in different ways and protect staff.

Managing your organisation during a health crisis – from Not-for-Profit Law.

Information & resources on COVID-19 - from Justice Connect for affected people and community organisations.

COVID-19 Safe Workplace Checklist - compiled by the Australian Services Union and based on Safe Work Australia's tool and resources.

Workplace resources COVID-19 checklist - guidance on how to manage and support workers through COVID-19 from the ACTU.

COVID-19 WHS Information - from Safe Work Australia.

Governance and COVID-19 - resource from NFP Law.

COVID-19 Long Service Leave Act Amendment - On 24 March 2020, NSW Parliament passed temporary laws which will create greater flexibility for employers and workers to access long service leave in advance during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  These laws are effective on and from 25 March 2020

Pandemic plan advice - from NSW SafeWork

COVID-19 Safety Plan - from NSW Government to help protect your staff, workers, customers and visitors.

NB: MCRN Members can access a selection of sample policy templates by logging in.


Financial

2021 COVID-19 Support Package for Individuals & Businesses

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment - NSW 


Jobs

Australian Government Jobs Hub website - to help Australians find work during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Jobs Hub advertises the latest vacancies from businesses across Australia. .

The ASU Jobs Connect website – to connect employers in the community and disability sectors across NSW to try to help members impacted by COVID19 get work at places where there is now high demand for more workers and where there are positions available.

Blue Mountains Community Sector Jobs - listings on the MCRN website for current employment opportunities in the Blue Mountains and surrounds.


Employees

Working from home: A checklist to support your mental health during Coronavirus - developed by Dr Jill Newby at the Black Dog Institute, 25 Mar 2020

Wellbeing for Home - webinar series offers tips and tactics to help employees thrive in a work from home environment:  Working safely from home;  Money tips for challenging times;  Sleep - the wonder drug;  Achieving balance in isolation.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Disability Workers