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08 Feb 2021

SSSC's response to the adult social care review

Statement from the SSSC in response to the Independent Review of Adult Social Care.

SSSC corporate

01 Feb 2021

Scottish Social Services Council 2020-2023 Children’s Rights Report published today

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publishes its first Children’s Rights Report showing our commitment to making sure the children of Scotland can rely on social services being provided by a skilled, trusted and confident workforce.

SSSC corporate

13 Jan 2021

Our plan for putting care experienced people at the heart of what we do

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is proud to launch our new plan, Realising potential, which sets out our approach to keeping The Promise and putting Scotland’s care experienced children, young people and adults at the heart of everything we do during 2020-2023.

SSSC corporate

16 Dec 2020

Scottish Social Services Council 2019-2020 Annual Report published today

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publish their 2019-2020 Annual Report. This report is the final annual report of our 2017-2020 strategy and sets out our achievements against our four strategic outcomes.

SSSC corporate

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.

Social service workforce SSSC corporate

15 Jun 2020

Treating everyone fairly – a statement from the SSSC

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is against racism in any form. We want to add our voice to the anti-racism movement and recognise the important role social services play in tackling discrimination.

SSSC corporate

20 May 2020

New 2020-23 SSSC strategic plan to support social services

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published its new strategic plan setting out how it will support the continuing development and professionalism of the social service workforce while protecting the public through regulation.

SSSC corporate

03 Mar 2020

How we will continue to regulate in light of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

We understand that as health and care professionals you may be feeling anxious about Novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

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17 Feb 2020

SSSC receives Investors in Young People Award

We recently received our Investors in Young People award.

SSSC corporate

05 Feb 2020

Independent Care Review welcomed

We welcome the findings of the Independent Care Review as an important step in improving the lives of children, young people and those with care experience. We contributed to the workforce work group, which was one of 10 that examined different aspects of the care system.

SSSC corporate

19 Dec 2019

Scottish Social Services Council 2018/19 Annual Report published today

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) successfully delivered its major digital transformation programme in 2018/2019. This included several new and upgraded systems alongside new IT equipment during 2019, at the same time as a 35% increase in applications to the Register as the 2020 date for mandatory registration of support workers in care at home and housing support services approaches.

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