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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

03 Jul 2020

New guidance on self-directed support during COVID-19

The Scottish Government has produced guidance for people who assess, approve and administer social work and social care and support (including carer support) and approve self-directed support (SDS) budgets.

Social service workforce

02 Jul 2020

Learning from the NQSW pilots and next steps

We’ve completed phase one of the project to develop recommendations for the design, implementation and delivery of a sustainable and accessible national approach to newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) first year in practice on behalf of the Scottish Government.

Social service workforce

01 Jul 2020

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 Social service workforce

26 Jun 2020

Testing for COVID-19 in social services – a message from the Scottish Social Services Council and Care Inspectorate

As testing for workers is rolled out across social services the Care Inspectorate and the SSSC want to emphasise its importance to your own wellbeing, your colleagues and to people experiencing care.

Social service workforce

12 May 2020

Share your story with us

As a social service worker and an SSSC registrant you make an immensely positive difference to the lives of people you care for.

Social service workforce

12 May 2020

New wellbeing hub for people working in health and social care

A new National Wellbeing Hub to support the mental and physical health and wellbeing of the health and social care workforce including unpaid carers, volunteers and their families is now available.

Social service workforce

08 May 2020

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

Free coaching is now available to support all health and social service workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Social service workforce Your learning

06 May 2020

A thank you to the social service workforce

SSSC Chief Executive, Lorraine Gray, thanks the social service workforce for their vital work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce

30 Apr 2020

Donations of PPE and other supplies

The Scottish Government has set up a team to respond to offers of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce