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13 Jan 2021

Our plan for putting care experienced people at the heart of what we do

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is proud to launch our new plan, Realising potential, which sets out our approach to keeping The Promise and putting Scotland’s care experienced children, young people and adults at the heart of everything we do during 2020-2023.

SSSC corporate

07 Jan 2021

Are any of your employees involved in a fitness to practise investigation?

If any of your employees are involved in a fitness to practice investigation and you also have involvement in their case, as their employer, we will be setting up an account for you in our fitness to practise online portal.

SSSC registration Professional standards

06 Jan 2021

Group applications open for Scottish Improvement Foundations Skills programme

We are working with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to offer social service workers the chance to undertake the Scottish Improvement Foundation Skills programme starting this spring.

Social service workforce Your learning

22 Dec 2020

Developing quality improvement leaders in Scotland’s social services

We are working with NHS Education for Scotland to offer funded places for the Scottish Improvement Leader (ScIL) programme.

Leadership Your learning

22 Dec 2020

SSSC Codes in Practice

Earlier this year, before the pandemic, we spent the day at Capability Scotland, Dundee to find out how they work to the standards set out in the SSSC Code of Practice for Social Service Workers in everyday situations and how it reinforces their day-to-day work.

SSSC Codes of Practice Social service workforce Professional standards

16 Dec 2020

Scottish Social Services Council 2019-2020 Annual Report published today

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publish their 2019-2020 Annual Report. This report is the final annual report of our 2017-2020 strategy and sets out our achievements against our four strategic outcomes.

SSSC corporate

08 Dec 2020

Staff vacancies in care services 2019

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have today published new figures on the levels of staff vacancies in Scotland’s social care services.

Social service workforce

08 Dec 2020

Supporting Scotland’s Young Person's Guarantee in social services

We’re supporting the Young Person's Guarantee which was launched by Scottish Government in November. This new initiative will make sure every young person who is at risk of unemployment has access to a job, apprenticeship, education or training opportunity. 

Careers in care Social service workforce Employers

27 Nov 2020

New toolkit to help with student placements

We have published a toolkit of information to support placement providers, students and centres to support the safe return of students to placements.

Your learning

23 Nov 2020

Regulating managers of registered services

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have issued a joint statement to set out our policy on the regulation of managers and clarify the position regarding applications for managers who do not hold relevant qualifications.

SSSC registration

20 Nov 2020

Do you endorse SSSC registration applications?

We have made some changes to the endorsement page of MySSSC to make sure the information provided on applications is as accurate as possible.

SSSC registration Employers

19 Nov 2020

Have you changed job recently? Remember to let us know

It’s important you tell us about any changes to your SSSC registration details as soon as they happen, whether it’s changing job, address, contact information or your name.

SSSC registration