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02 Apr 2021

Apply now for Leading for the Future

Applications are open for this programme of leadership and management development for those in senior leadership roles across health, social care and partner organisations. Cohort 11 starts in September 2021.

Your learning Leadership

01 Apr 2021

Apply for your Individual Training Account funding

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills in work?

Apply for an Individual Training Account from today.

Funding Your learning

30 Mar 2021

How is your CPL going?

It’s nearly six months since we introduced the new continuous professional learning (CPL) requirement and soon we will start sampling registered workers’ learning.

Your learning

30 Mar 2021

Deadline for EU Settlement Scheme

The deadline for applying for EU Settlement Status is 30 June 2021.

EU and EEA citizens working in social services in Scotland need to apply for settled status to continue living and working here.

Social service workforce

16 Mar 2021

Marking World Social Work Day 2021

As we mark World Social Work Day 2021 we’d like to acknowledge the important role of all social workers and social care workers and say thank you for supporting people throughout Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce

04 Mar 2021

Rebecca’s apprenticeship while at school

Foundation apprenticeships (FA) are for pupils in fifth and sixth year of secondary school and take two years to complete. There are two social service foundation apprenticeships.

Careers in care

03 Mar 2021

Modern apprentice, Hannah’s story

South Ayrshire Council shared their story of modern apprentice, Hannah Spence, and her experience and dedication to her role working during the pandemic.

Careers in care

01 Mar 2021

New improvements to the SSSC MyLearning app

We are overwhelmed by the positive response for our MyLearning app. Since launching it last November, over 5,000 people have used the app, nearly 40,000 learning logs have been recorded and 800 people have shared their learning journal with someone else.

Your learning

01 Mar 2021

Celebrating Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021

This week (1-5 March) is Scottish Apprenticeship Week, which is an opportunity to share the value apprenticeships can bring to individuals, employers and people who use social care and health services. The theme of this year’s week is Business Backing Talent, to showcase the great things that happen when employers back talent through apprenticeships.

Careers in care

26 Feb 2021

Coaching for Wellbeing – a digital coaching service for all health and social care staff

Free coaching is available to support all health and social service workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for this coaching has been extended for another 18 months.

Social service workforce Your learning

26 Feb 2021

Free courses for social service workers

The University of Glasgow is offering new fully funded 10-week courses to social service workers in Scotland. 

Your learning

26 Feb 2021

New guide for Dementia Ambassadors, social service workers and carers

We’ve published a new guide which offers information and advice to support Dementia Ambassadors in their role.

Dementia Your learning