As we mark World Social Work Day 2021 we’d like to acknowledge the important role of all social workers and social care workers and say thank you for supporting people throughout Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 vaccination is an important step in tackling the pandemic. Getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as you can should protect you and may help to protect your family and those you care for.
Earlier this year, before the pandemic, we spent the day at Capability Scotland, Dundee to find out how they work to the standards set out in the SSSC Code of Practice for Social Service Workers in everyday situations and how it reinforces their day-to-day work.
We’re supporting the Young Person's Guarantee which was launched by Scottish Government in November. This new initiative will make sure every young person who is at risk of unemployment has access to a job, apprenticeship, education or training opportunity.
The Scottish Apprenticeship Awards recognise the hard work and commitment of apprentices and shine a spotlight on the employers and training providers who champion apprenticeships. There is one week left to make a nomination.
A new insight report published by Health Improvement Scotland (HIS) in partnership with the SSSC and Care Inspectorate outlines key elements of what has enabled good practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.