Information last updated on 13 May 2020
As per the Ministry of Education Bulletin on 28 April, the Ministry is providing one-off funding to cover flu vaccinations undertaken between now and 30 June 2020 for the Education workforce.
The Education workforce for Playcentre Aotearoa includes:
Any person regularly rostered to be on Playcentre sessions to meet the ongoing licensing requirements for sessions (i.e. anyone on your supervision plan with a qualification contributing to the licensing requirements for your session).
For staff this means that the following people are eligible: Session Support Workers, Session Facilitators, Big Kids Leaders, CSWs, Programme Facilitators and any other staff who work directly with children, for example supporting children with additional learning needs. If you are unsure, please talk to your line manager directly.
How to access Flu vaccinations
The Ministry, in association with Vitality Works has developed a Flu Vaccination voucher programme for the education workforce during the 2020 influenza season only.
If you wish to take up this offer please phone Life or Unichem Pharmacy as soon as you are able to book an appointment.
The steps for you to access a Flu Voucher by 30 June 2020 are:
Details are required to ensure only eligible people receive the pharmacy voucher.
Details will be held by Vitality Works and provided to the Ministry of Education to enable eligibility checking and payment processing.