Covid 19 (Corona Virus) has affected everyone in one way or another, but it is something we now have to live with and adapt the way that we work. Our priority is the safety of everyone that works for us as well as the wider community that we operate within.
Seasonal roles within the commercial agricultural and horticultural sector are still required even in a global pandemic, they are in fact essential to ensuring that we have food to eat.
Fruitful Jobs works with it's clients to ensure Covid 19 safe work environments and accommodation (if relevant), it does mean that workers have to do their bit by following the guidelines and taking responsibly for good practice when it comes to hand washing, social distancing and face coverings. Fruitful Jobs will support workers with the provision of masks, hand sanitising products, temperature checking and ensuring work is carried out in bubbles.
WHAT CAN I DO TO STOP COVID 19 SPREADING?
Make sure you wash your hands frequently, using soap and water, for at least 20 seconds
Follow advice about staying alert and safe
Use face coverings, keep at least 2 meters distance from people you do not live with.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF COVID 19?
A high temperature - you feel hot to touch
A new, continuous cough - this means you have started coughing repeatedly, or
A loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia) - if you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF I CONTRACT COVID 19?
It is important to let Fruitful know straight away if you start to show any of the symptoms of Covid 19, we will support you if you find yourself off work due to the virus. We can book you a test and arrange to get you there, we can assist with financial support through the furlough scheme (if available) and we can support with practical things like getting shopping to you.
If you are an overseas visitor to the UK the UK government has confirmed that you will NOT be charged for:
Testing for Covid 19 (even if the test shows you do not have the virus)
Treatment for Covid 19 (if you start treatment and a test shows you do not have Covid 19, you may be charged for any treatment you have after getting the negative test result)