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28 Nov 2022

Next steps for Register for the future

Changes to our Register as part of our Future Proofing Programme will go ahead following approval from the SSSC Council. We will also change some aspects of registration relating to qualifications.

SSSC registration

24 Nov 2022

Improving the experience of witnesses in fitness to practise hearings

We’ve joined a UK wide study looking at the impact on witnesses.

Professional standards

24 Nov 2022

Thank you for your commitment and professionalism

Joint letter from the Chief Executives of the Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council  

Social service workforce

22 Nov 2022

Data sharing with PHS – staff working in care home services for adults

We’ve been asked to share data on SSSC registered staff working in care home services for adults with Public Health Scotland (PHS) to help them and the Scottish Government with their public health monitoring work relating to COVID-19 vaccination.

22 Nov 2022

Staff vacancies in care services 2021

Nearly half of all care services in Scotland reported having vacancies at the end of 2021, according to a new report published by the Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council.

Workforce data

18 Nov 2022

Social Care Careers Week 5 – 9 December 2022

The opportunities and rewards of a career in social care are the focus of the first online Social Care Careers Week from 5-9 December 2022.

Careers in care Social service workforce

17 Nov 2022

Thank you for joining the Codes Conversation

Thanks to everyone who took part in our Codes Conversation over the past few months, we received feedback from more than 400 people which will help us for the next phase of the Codes Review.

SSSC Codes of Practice

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