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02 Jun 2023
The Scottish Government has allocated a further £350,000 funding to support more employers to implement the Newly Qualified Social Worker (NQSW) Supported Year.
30 May 2023
This Dementia Awareness Week we’re sharing a story from Gareth Jenks who is a Dementia Ambassador. Gareth works as a Home Manager at Hillside View Care Home in Paisley and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a mental health nurse.
15 May 2023
We are delighted to announce that the popular Leadership for Integration programme, You as a Collaborative Leader (YaCL) will run again from September to December 2023.
15 May 2023
As an employer, you have a responsibility to make sure your staff are registered within six months of starting their role.
11 May 2023
We updated our Thresholds Guidance last year to help make it clearer when to raise a fitness to practise concern with us. A year on we want to remind employers what they need to refer to us.
10 May 2023
We’re always looking for ways to improve our fitness to practise processes for everyone involved, including witnesses. Here we explain what support we offer.
10 May 2023
The COVID-19 lockdown prompted our move to online fitness to practise hearings. However, moving online didn’t just mean we were able to keep holding hearings but also that more registrants are able to take part.
28 Apr 2023
Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publishes its sixth Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Mainstreaming Report. This report shows the progress we have made toward our equality outcomes since 2021 in our role as regulator for the social work, social care and children and young people workforce in Scotland.
26 Apr 2023
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) published its new strategic plan today setting out how it will support a trusted, skilled, confident and valued social work, social care and children and young people workforce and to ensure public protection.
21 Apr 2023
We’ve produced a quality improvement (QI) learning resource to help you improve the quality of outcomes for people who use services.
19 Apr 2023
We are pleased to launch a new Understanding Positive Behaviour Support learning resource developed in partnership with the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Community of Practice.
14 Apr 2023
Now is the time to tell us what you think about the revised SSSC Codes of Practice for Social Service Workers and Employers (the Codes) as we launch our consultation today (14 April). All the responses will help us finalise the revised Codes to make sure they support your practice and professionalism and are fit for the future.