If you test positive for COVID-19, the Public Health Unit will review and assess your close contacts and provide advice in relation to your medical care and isolation requirements.
You are required to advise the branch office if you are
- Are being tested for COVID-19
- Test positive for COVID-19 and report any quarantine or isolation requirements that you have.
If you are working as a permanent or part-time employee, you will be able to access your sick leave entitlement. Please speak with your Manager.
If you are working as a casual employee, you do not receive sick leave. Your pay includes a 25% loading to compensate for (amongst other things) sick leave, carers leave, annual leave, etc.
Your branch will then link you into the current government advice for income support for individuals.
You are able to access our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), please contact your branch office for details.
A medical clearance will be required to return to work. It provides peace of mind for all parties.