Coronavirus information for staff

Information and support for Shetland Islands Council employees

During the current COVID-19 situation, it is important that you are kept up to date with the latest information that will support your health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace.

It is also essential to keep in contact with your line manager so you know what is happening in your own service area and how that affects you.

This information will be updated on a regular basis, with both local and national advice, so please use it as your COVID-19 reference point. The HR team , Health and Safety Team and Staff Welfare Officer are also available for further advice and support.

Please see the latest staff message from the Chief Executive - Staff Message 79 (All other staff messages can be found here - Chief Executive Staff Messages)

If you have symptoms and need to arrange a test, go to the NHS Shetland website and click on the ‘Self refer for a COVID test if you have symptoms’ button. The local testing coordinator will
contact you and arrange for a test.

Please see the following COVID-19 HR Bulletin and associated documents regarding new changes to the self-isolation rules:

Please click on the links below for further information on:

If you have any other queries, please contact or leave a message on the Human Resources answer machine on 01595 744032 and someone will reply