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14 Jul 2022

Understanding refugee employment for social service employers

We are delighted to announce we are working with the Scottish Refugee Council to deliver sessions for social service employers to help you understand more about recruiting refugees, the different terminology,  challenges they face and how you as an employer can better support them.

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21 Mar 2022

Are you recruiting? Share opportunities with colleges using MySSSC

Did you know you can now share career opportunities in your organisation with colleges that are delivering the Introduction to a Career in Social Care course simply by adding some details to MySSSC?

Careers in care

10 Mar 2022

Graduate apprentice, Theresa's story

This Scottish Apprenticeship Week we’ll be sharing stories from across the sector of the vital role apprenticeships play in supporting individuals, employers and people who use social care and early years services in Scotland.

Today, Theresa shares her story of doing a graduate apprenticeship in early learning and childcare. 

#ScotAppWeek22 #LifeChangingWork

Careers in care Social service workforce

09 Mar 2022

Graduate apprentice, Beth's story

This Scottish Apprenticeship Week we’ll be sharing stories from across the sector of the vital role apprenticeships play in supporting individuals, employers and people who use social care and early years services in Scotland. Today, we share Beth's story. #ScotAppWeek22 #LifeChangingWork

Careers in care Social service workforce

07 Mar 2022

Graduate apprentice, Kristen’s story

This Scottish Apprenticeship Week we’ll be sharing stories from across the sector of the vital role apprenticeships play in supporting individuals, employers and people who use social care and early years services in Scotland. #ScotAppWeek22.

Careers in care Social service workforce

07 Mar 2022

Celebrating Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022

It’s Scottish Apprenticeship Week so we’ll be shining a light on the vital role apprenticeships play in supporting individuals, employers and people who use social care and early years services in Scotland.

Careers in care Social service workforce

06 Dec 2021

Introduction to a career in social care employer awareness event – recording now available

Last month we shared information about this new college course, funded by the National Transition Training Fund, which can help people to prepare for a new career in social care.

Careers in care

06 Dec 2021

New careers in care for Scottish Ambulance Service employees

SSSC’s Learning and Development Adviser, Kerry Cannon recently spoke with Sarah Allison, Learning and Skills Manager at West Lothian College, who told us about a new initiative designed to help mobile testing unit operatives start new careers in health and social care.

Careers in care

06 Dec 2021

Get a taste for a career in childcare

This new course is available to people over 25 who are unemployed (or at risk of unemployment or redundancy) and considering a change of career. It’s funded by the National Transition Training Fund which means there is no cost to take part. 

Careers in care

29 Oct 2021

Focus on careers and recruitment

We have some new and exciting news and updates about studying, careers, funding and recruitment in the social work, social care and early years sector.

Careers in care

01 Oct 2021

New care careers toolkit for employers, careers advisers and employment support workers

We’ve created a new toolkit on our careers website to help you help others start a career in childcare, social care or social work.

Careers in care

29 Jul 2021

Explore a career as a mental health officer

Are you a social worker looking to develop your career? If you have two years experience and work for a council or health and social care partnership you could train to become a mental health officer. 

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