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16 Nov 2023

NQSW Supported Year expanding to more areas

Another 10 areas have received grant funding to help implement the Newly Qualified Social Worker (NQSW) Supported Year.


28 Jul 2023

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 (ScIL).

Leadership Your learning Funding

02 Jun 2023

New funding available for the NQSW Supported Year

The Scottish Government has allocated a further £350,000 funding to support more employers to implement the Newly Qualified Social Worker (NQSW) Supported Year.


08 Feb 2023

The flexible workforce development fund 2022-23: guidance for social service employers in Scotland

The flexible workforce development fund (FWDF) supports Scottish employers to provide new inclusive learning opportunities for their existing workforce. The full suite of guidance is available on the Scottish Funding Council website and a helpful summary for early years, social care and social work employers is given below.


02 Feb 2022

£1 million available for adult social work and social care workers

The Scottish Government has announced £1 million to support the wellbeing of health and social care workers across the public, private and voluntary sectors.


28 Sep 2020

Social care staff support fund

Funding now extended until 30 June 2022.

Did you know social service employers can claim additional costs you’ve incurred if your staff have not been able to work due to COVID-19?

Funding Social service workforce

15 Jan 2020

New leaflet: Part Time Fee Grant for social service and healthcare qualifications

We’ve worked with Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to produce a new leaflet to help you understand and raise awareness of the Part Time Fee Grant.

Your learning Funding