SIC social care staff receive £500 ‘thank you’ payment

Social care staff have received a £500 “thank you” payment from the SIC today, with money provided by the Scottish government, for their work on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak.

The government announced the payment in November 2020 for health and social care staff.

NHS staff have already received the payment.

Today, staff in adult social and children’s residential care have received £500 from the SIC.

Human resources manager Denise Bell said it had been a “complex process”.

“The council is administering the payment on behalf of the Scottish Government who set out the categories of staff who may be eligible to receive this payment.

“As some staff may have left the council, we are eager to make sure we catch everyone who may be eligible.”

Anyone with any questions is asked to contact the SIC through this email address –


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  • John M Scott

    • May 31st, 2021 7:13

    Whilst I welcome the payment of £500 to the Social care staff for their wonderful work during the pandemic, let’s not kid ourselves about where the money has come from. The funds originally came from the hard working tax payers of England, to subsidise the reckless spending spree of the SNP government , which is currently £15 billion in debt.


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