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Press release

State of Vaud

Posted on November 17, 2020

To meet the staffing needs in care and support institutions, the Department of Health and Social Action (DSAS) calls on active health professionals, retirees, self-employed workers. .es and people looking for new challenges to temporarily strengthen teams in the field of community care, mainly for medico-social accommodation and home help and care.

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The current development of the Covid-19 pandemic in the canton of Vaud puts significant pressure on community care staff. The increasing absences of sick or quarantined staff are putting pressure on the system and creating a need for reinforcements in health workers.

In order to continue to provide the best possible care for residents in medico-social establishments (EMS), socio-educational establishments (ESE), psychosocial medical establishments (EPSM) and beneficiaries of assistance and home care, the DSAS wishes to temporarily strengthen the multidisciplinary teams active on a daily basis in the field and calls on all health professionals ready to make their contribution.

How to help

Active, retired, self-employed health professionals and people looking for new challenges available for a one-off or fixed-term assignment can register with La Croix-Rouge vaudoise by completing the form. online, in link:

Register with the Red Cross on the online form

or with a staffing agency in your region active in the health and social sector.

The services will be remunerated according to the rates and conditions in force in the institutions and establishments which engage.

With this measure, the DSAS intends to strengthen the human resource capacity in the field of community care in order to cope with the current epidemic peak and provide care to people.

State of Vaud Information and Communication Office


DSAS, Dr Stéfanie Monod, Director General, Directorate General of Public Health,021 316 42 99
Daniel Drainville, Director of the Vaudoise Red Cross,021 340 00 90


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