We welcome the Independent Review of Inspection, Scrutiny and Regulation (IRISR) announced today and look forward to working with the Chair Dame Sue Bruce, Vice Chair Stuart Currie and the Review Team over the coming months.
This month is the end of our 20th anniversary year and we’re delighted to have marked it by celebrating the social work, social care and early years workforce, their professionalism, values and commitment.
We welcome the publication of the findings of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s inquiry into racial inequality in health and social care workplaces and its focus on the challenges faced by minority ethnic workers in adult social care.
We are proud to announce that we have achieved Gold for Investors in People. This award clearly shows our commitment to our staff and the dedication of everyone who works here and the values that drive us to ensure social work, social care and early years services in Scotland are provided by a trusted, skilled and confident workforce.
A new report from the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) shows the impact of the workforce regulator for social work, social care and early years since it was established. It is part of the SSSC’s 20 year anniversary activities.
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) says responsibility for social work and social care qualifications must remain within its remit to ensure regulation remains independent. This is one of the main points of the SSSC response to the Scottish Government’s National Care Service consultation.