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17 Jan 2022

Recruiting overseas workers - UK Home Office sessions

With care workers being added to the shortage occupation list from mid-February, the Home Office is delivering two events on 21 and 25 January 2022 to provide an overview of the points-based system, the routes available for the care sector and how to become a sponsor.


14 Jan 2022

Scottish Government fee waiver pilot for people applying to register in adult care services and residential child care services including school care accommodation services

New social care staff starting a career in a care home, care at home, housing support, adult day care* or a residential child care service including school care accommodation must apply to register with the SSSC within 12 months of starting their employment. 

SSSC registration

10 Jan 2022

Health and care visa scheme expands to include social care

(Updated 24 January 2022)

The UK government has announced a temporary expansion to the existing Health and Care Visa Scheme.

Social service workforce

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