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23 Sep 2022

Independent Review of Inspection, Scrutiny and Regulation

We welcome the Independent Review of Inspection, Scrutiny and Regulation (IRISR) announced today and look forward to working with the Chair Dame Sue Bruce, Vice Chair Stuart Currie and the Review Team over the coming months.

SSSC corporate

16 Sep 2022

Are the right people set up to manage your workers’ registration on MySSSC?

It’s important that every organisation has the right people set up with access to their workers’ registration information as they are our main points of contact in all matters relating to registration.

SSSC registration Employers

12 Sep 2022

Winter vaccination programme to include social care staff

Social care staff of all ages who have a direct hands-on care role are eligible to receive a COVID-19 and flu vaccine this year. Appointment booking is open for frontline staff.

Social service workforce

06 Sep 2022

Survey – What would a good and effective voice in the workplace look like for you?

We’re working with the Scottish Government and other organisations including employers and trade unions in progressing fair work in social care and we’d like to hear your views on what ‘good and effective voice’ would look like for you.

Consultations and surveys

05 Sep 2022

Developing quality improvement leaders in Scotland’s social services

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

Leadership Your learning

05 Sep 2022

New 23 Things Early Learning and Childcare Leadership resource

We have launched our new 23 Things Early Learning and Childcare Leadership resource which is specifically for people working with children.

Your learning Leadership

01 Sep 2022

Our 20 years

This month is the end of our 20th anniversary year and we’re delighted to have marked it by celebrating the social work, social care and early years workforce, their professionalism, values and commitment.

Social service workforce SSSC corporate

30 Aug 2022

New data report on Scotland’s care workforce

The size of Scotland’s social work, social care and early years workforce dropped slightly last year to 208,360 people, a drop of 0.6% on 2020, a new report shows.

Workforce data

26 Aug 2022

Five-year study into newly qualified social workers report published

We’ve published a new five-year longitudinal research report which presents a national picture of how newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) experience organisational, practical and subjective dimensions of professional social work as they progress their early careers in Scotland.

Your learning

26 Aug 2022

We’ve changed the way you make a referral

Employers and higher educational institutions (HEI) can now make a referral about a registered worker through their MySSSC account.  

Professional standards

23 Aug 2022

2021 Mental Health Officers’ Report published

An estimated 79 extra full time mental health officers (MHOs) are needed to meet the shortfall in the workforce across local authorities in Scotland. That figure was revealed in a new report published by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today,

Workforce data

29 Jul 2022

The Codes of Practice are changing, join the conversation

We want to hear your views and ideas on what kind of Codes you’d like to support your practice and professionalism. What they would they say and what would they look like?

SSSC Codes of Practice