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21 Oct 2020

Workforce and providers asked to prepare for winter

SSSC Chief Executive, Lorraine Gray, has written to social service workers and providers asking them to prepare for winter and thanking them for all their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce

20 Oct 2020

Preparing for winter

Guidance and resources for registrants and care service providers.

Social service workforce

16 Oct 2020

HNC Social Services and HNC Childhood Practice – starting work placements

The Scottish Social Services Council, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Scottish Government and the Care Inspectorate are working together to support, as far as reasonably possible, students undertaking work placements to allow  completion of full HNC qualifications this academic year 2020-21.  

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06 Oct 2020

Could you help plan the delivery of COVID-19 vaccination to social care staff?

NHS Scotland want to speak to frontline social care staff as part of research to inform the delivery of a future COVID-19 vaccination to social care workers.

Social service workforce

30 Sep 2020

Milestone reached for social service workforce

When the Regulation of Care Act set a vision for a regulated, qualified and professional social service workforce one of the first members of staff at the new Scottish Social Services Council was Lorraine Gray. Nearly 20 years later, and now Chief Executive, she reflects on the remarkable journey.

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30 Sep 2020

Twenty-year journey for the social service workforce

Social service workers and the key role they have played in supporting some of Scotland’s most vulnerable citizens during COVID-19 have quite rightly been recognised as a vital part of the health and social care system.

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28 Sep 2020

Social care staff support fund

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

28 Sep 2020

Thank you for your Inspiring Care Stories

Over the past three months we’ve shared Inspiring Care Stories during COVID-19 and lockdown from social service workers right across Scotland and today we publish the final phase.

Social service workforce

24 Aug 2020

Sharing more Inspiring Care Stories

An emotional film of a care home resident singing with his daughter on a video call during lockdown is just one of the new Inspiring Care Stories we published today.

Social service workforce

07 Aug 2020

Extension of influenza (flu) vaccination programme to include social care staff

The Scottish Social Services Council, the Care Inspectorate, Scottish Care and the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland have issued a joint statement in support of the Scottish Government's decision to extend health board free flu vaccine programmes to include certain social care staff. 

Social service workforce

31 Jul 2020

Additional support for the early learning and childcare workforce

A new workforce support group created in response to COVID-19 recently surveyed Scotland’s education and early learning and childcare workforce to find out what additional training and wellbeing support is needed.

Social service workforce

20 Jul 2020

Telling Inspiring Care Stories from across Scotland

Today we launch Inspiring Care Stories which tell how the social service workforce has adapted, coped and excelled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce