28th April 2020
Engage is working hard behind the scenes to ensure our teachers, support staff and partner schools have all of the information necessary to make informed choices about careers and placements during the pandemic.
There’s a vast amount of information available online and through news outlets, we wanted to make it easy for you to access factual and current news, from both government-led sources and our own growing collection of Coronavirus resources. We’ll be keeping this post updated as the situation develops, so check back regularly.
|NHS UK Coronavirus Site||Official NHS Coronavirus page with information and signposting to other NHS services, including their online diagnoses tools.|
|Government Coronavirus||Government advice on transmission and prevention as well as the latest advice on staying safe|
|World Health Organisation Coronavirus||World Health Organisation Coronavirus stats and information|
|Government Action Plan||The most up to date information on the UK’s Coronavirus Action plan|
|Education Support EAP||All Engage teachers have access to this support channel|
|Education Support Partnership Blog||Our blog on the Education Support initiative|
|MIND||Mental health support for everyone|
|Every Mind Matters||An NHS and government-backed mental health initiative with lots of information on self-isolation|
|Looking after mental health during COVID-19||Advice from the Mental Health Foundation on managing the impact of the pandemic on your mental health|
Engage have a growing selection of blogs on working from home, self-isolation and looking after your health, wellbeing and career during the lockdown. Keep checking our Reading Corner for the most up to date articles.
|40 Ways to Stay Active During Isolation||Engage’s big list of tips, apps and websites to keep you moving|
|Talking about Coronavirus with children||Our tips on discussing the pandemic with children and young people|
|How To Ensure You Are Effective Working From Home||All of our best advice on successfully working from home|
|Guidance For Educational Settings||Government-led advice for managing education settings during the pandemic|
|Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme||Official information on the Job Retention Scheme for PAYE employees|
|Help for the self-employed||Help and advice for self-employed workers|
|Universal Credit||Make an online claim for Universal Credit|
|Shelter||Help with accommodation and landlord issues|
|FSCA Furloughed Workers Update||Updates relating specifically to agency and umbrella company workers|
|The Trussell Trust||Access a network of foodbanks|
Engage Consultants are still available to discuss your next career move either in one of our partner schools or with one of our flexible opportunities in other sectors, below are some links to information about working with Engage and our online sign-up forms.
|Current Jobs||View jobs with open applications|
|Register||Register with Engage online|
|Register for SEND||Register for our SEND vacancies|
Visit our contact us page for all the ways you can get in touch.
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