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Covid-19 - Alert Level 3

Welsh Government have announced further changes to the national restrictions that are in place. Visit the council’s Newsroom for the latest information.

If your role doesn’t allow you to work from home, or it is deemed essential that you attend your place of work, the social distancing regulations remain unchanged – it is vitally important that you follow these regulations.

For the latest information on Coronavirus, please visit our Coronavirus guidance page.

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Safe Working Practices during Covid-19 (Coronavirus guidance)

All Government guidance and legislation will be continuously reviewed to ensure that Carmarthenshire County Council is implementing all reasonable steps to maximise the safety of all employees and members of public throughout its operations.  All employees will need to ensure that safe working prac...

Service delivery risk assessments (Safe Working Practices during Covid-19)

In-line with government advice you should continue to work from home where you can. Where this isn’t possible or you are required to attend the workplace you must get approval from your line manager. All Government guidance and legislation is continuously reviewed to ensure the authority is impleme...

Skills and Workforce Hub (Coronavirus guidance)

The Skills and Workforce Hub allows Managers and Headteachers to access the additional workforce support needed to keep critical services running during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Service recovery planning (Coronavirus guidance)

Social distancing toolkit (Coronavirus guidance)

As we re-start our services during the Coronavirus pandemic, it is vital that members of the public, customers and staff are confident that we are delivering services in a safe and responsible manner. By law we are required to maintain, wherever possible, 2m distance in the work place and as a Counc...

Social Distancing Toolkit for schools (Coronavirus guidance)

As the Council re-starts its services during the Coronavirus pandemic, it is vital that members of the public, customers and staff are confident that we are delivering services in a safe and responsible manner. By law we are required to maintain, wherever possible, 2m distance in the work place and...

Social distancing at work (Coronavirus guidance)

Social distancing in offices and depots (Social distancing at work)

Strategic Objectives / Principles (Agile working)

Staff induction (Working for us)

Signs, leaflets, forms etc. (Working bilingually)

Sound clips (Working bilingually)

Suspension (Employee relations)

Supporting Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Staff (Equality & Diversity)

Supporting Transgender Staff (Equality & Diversity)

Sickness Absence (FAQs: Employees)

Shared Parental Leave (FAQs: Employees)

Sickness Absence (FAQs: Managers)

Shared Parental Leave (FAQs: Managers)

Secondment (Jobs & Careers)

Severance (Leaving the council)

We are committed to working with you and your recognised Trade Unions to reduce the impact of budget reductions on our services and workforce.  However, over the coming years Local Government faces a difficult economic future which could result in significant budget reduction.  This will inevitably...

Sickness absence (HR)

Shared Parental Leave (Time off work)

Supporting Care Services during Covid - 19 (Learning and Development)

If you have been asked to work for a front-line care service, you will need to familiarise yourself with the learning clips or web-links and you will also need to complete the on line e-learning if applicable within each section below. You will be required to watch the training cour...

Safeguarding (Supporting Care Services during Covid - 19)

You will need to log in here to complete this e-learning. Please see below a selection of resources that you may find useful once you are in your temporary role:...

Supporting Critical Services during COVID - 19 (Learning and Development)

Thank you for offering to help people during Covid 19. Depending on which role you have been allocated, please click on one of the sections below to complete the required training to support you:...

Social Distancing (Supporting Critical Services during COVID - 19)

As of the 7th of April 2020, Welsh Government introduced a legal requirement that all employers must ensure that we put in place reasonable measures so that our staff can maintain a physical distance of 2 metres in the workplace. Simply put, it means that people stay far enough away from each other...

Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP] (Learning and Development)

The Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP] is funded by the Welsh Government and managed by Social Care Wales. Carmarthenshire works in partnership with Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion Councils to manage and deliver an annual plan aimed at meeting national, local and regional priori...

Safeguarding (Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP])

Social Work Best Practice (Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP])

Stress, mental health and emotional wellbeing (Health and Wellbeing)

Stress, mental health and emotional wellbeing are all closely linked and are key factors when considering our overall health and wellbeing. Our ability to deal with the demands and pressures of everyday life is vital to maintaining our wellbeing and to reduce the risk of developing poor mental healt...

Stress (Stress, mental health and emotional wellbeing)

What is Stress?  Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Some pressure is essential to everyday living but too much pressure on a person’s coping ability can lead to psychological difficulties including stress or, if prolonged, mental health conditions such as an...

Stress Control Training (Stress, mental health and emotional wellbeing)

NHS Stress Control Training – Free 6-week course.  Learn to face your fears  Learn ways to help you sleep  Learn how to manage your mood  Learn how to relax  Learn how to control panic  Learn how to reduce your stress  For further information on what to expect from this course, see the St...

Staying Physically Active (Lifestyle advice)

What is physical activity?  Physical activity is any bodily movement which requires energy and is produced by the skeletal muscles. This could be anything from walking, gardening, briskly pushing a baby stroller or climbing the stairs, to playing football or even dancing the night away. Most of us...

Staying Mentally Active (Lifestyle advice)

Keeping your mind active is vitally important to maintain good overall health and wellbeing. Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life. The practice of setting goals, which is related to adult learning, has been strongly associated...

Switching Off and Sleeping Well (Lifestyle advice)

Switch Off  Nowadays, we are used to our lives being busy and our minds being constantly on the go. Taking some time to ‘switch off’ and relax is vital to allow both our mind and body to have a break from the pressures of everyday life. Too much work and not enough relaxation time can lead to menta...

Stretch regularly (Lifestyle advice)

Self-Health Check (Lifestyle advice)

There are a range of measurements, tests and checks used by health professionals to assess many different aspects of our health and wellbeing. You may be familiar with some of these, and you may have had these checks done yourself by a GP, nurse or other health professional.  This page provides you...

Strategies and action plans (Health and Wellbeing)

Support Agency Quick Links (Wellbeing Support Service)

Talking through your problems is one of the key ways to tackle stress. Whether your stress is work related or non work related, not managing the symptoms can mean that both areas of your life are affected.  If you feel that you need support speak to your manager, your GP or speak to someone you fee...

Smoking (Health & Safety)

We prohibit smoking and the use of E-cigarettes in all enclosed and substantially enclosed workplaces and premises owned or occupied by us, premises used to provide any services or activities, in all enclosed and substantially enclosed vehicles used for work purposes and within the grounds of all ou...

Senior ICT Contacts (IT Support)

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Self Service Password Reset (IT Security)

Strategies & Plans (Our People)

Systems (Financial Management System - U4BW)

The Systems department deals with the general administration and maintenance of the system. Responsibilities include; Journal, budget and virement uploads Username and password queries Setting up of new users Create and administer workflows upon request First point of contact for access issue...

St Davids Park (Carmarthen)

St Clears (Meeting Rooms)

In St Clears we have meeting/training rooms in the Griffiths Jones Training Centre, Leisure Centre and The Gate. Browse through our meeting rooms in each location for further information on capacity and facilities. How to book a room Room bookings are managed using Outlook, you can check availabil...

St Clears Leisure Centre (St Clears)

Step by step guide (Meeting Rooms)

Checking availability of a room If you wish to know when a meeting room is free before organising a meeting you can easily open its calendar from Outlook’s calendar view. Step 1 Go into your own calendar – best to open it in a new Window and ensure you are in calendar view. Step 2 Click on Ho...

Staff car parks (Travel & Parking)

We have staff car parks in Carmarthen, Llanelli, Llandeilo, Ammanford and the Nantglas depot in Cross Hands. Some are limited to members only and allocated to staff based at the offices. Arrangement for visitors (both staff and the public) vary for each car park. We recommend that visitors are advi...

Safety guidance (Travel & Parking)

School minibuses (Travel & Parking)

Staff Pool Bike Scheme (Travel & Parking)

Step by step guide (Procurement guidance)

Please follow the steps below to find the correct procurement pathway for your purchase. Step 1 – Is there a Corporate Contract / Existing Framework? First things first, you will need to check if your need can be met from one of the Council’s corporate contracts or frameworks. These arrangements h...

Sustainability and Community Benefits (Procurement guidance)

Community Benefits We are committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community and Procurement is a key driver for assisting us in achieving our sustainable commitments. With this aim in mind we are committed to asking tenderers to deliver Community...

Staff surveys (Our People)

From being able to give your views on different aspects of working for the authority to finding out what has happened after you've had your say - this page will have all the answers! To date staff have been asked to give their views on themes such as communication and wellbeing– results of these wi...

Supporting causes (Our People)

We would love to hear what you are doing to support a charity or cause close to your heart.If you are fundraising and would like to be our ‘Charity Champion’ of the month let us know by emailing rhmevans@carmarthenshire.gov.uk   Name: Julian Milligan Department:  ICT and Corporate Policy Charity...