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Coronavirus (COVID-19): £500 payment for health and social care staff - guidance for former employees of social care providers who have ceased trading

Guidance for former employees from adult social care services or children’s residential care in the third, voluntary, charitable or private sector, registered with the Care Inspectorate.


Key dates

  • National application portal opens – 12pm, 24 September 2021
  • Deadline for submission – 12am, 10 October 2021
  • Payments to be received – 04 October 2021 onwards

Payment timescale

The Scottish Government, Scotland Excel, the local authority or ILF Scotland who are managing this process must make all reasonable efforts to ensure that all eligible applicants receive the payment as quickly as possible.

Once your submission has been validated you will receive an email from Scotland Excel confirming that your payment has been passed over to ILF Scotland for processing.

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