Coronavirus: Changes to restrictions

Only meet indoors with people you live with or your support bubble. Up to 6 people or 2 households can meet outside. Work from home if you can. If you have symptoms get a test and stay at home.

Coronavirus: Information and advice

We know many of our residents have seen their employment circumstances change as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  

If you are looking for work, there are a number of roles including important key worker positions, that urgently need filling during this crisis. 

The following websites and services can help you in your job search:

Get Oldham Working

Get Oldham Working supports Oldham residents with employment advice and support to apply for jobs, as well as offering free recruitment support for local businesses.  

The team are still open for business, they are working online and via a telephone service, working on an online package for Oldham residents, supporting those in isolation with a friendly voice and helping people access the latest jobs available, particularly with essential job roles. Contact them now by email at: 

Employ GM

Employ GM connects employers who have urgent temporary vacancies with individuals across Greater Manchester, who are available to start working straight away during the coronavirus crisis:

Greater jobs

Every job vacancy for 12 local authorities and key services in the North West. Additional roles related to the coronavirus crisis are being added so keep checking the website for regular updates:

NHS Jobs

Every live position currently being recruited for by the NHS. Coronavirus crisis roles are highlighted:

Find a job

Find a job is a government job search service. There is significant demand for nurses, healthcare assistants, social care workers, delivery drivers, warehouse workers and retail workers.


If you are able to donate a few hours of your time to support your community at this difficult time – it would be most welcome. 

For more details on volunteering opportunities, visit our dedicated council pages:

Please follow these links for further Help and support