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.
The professionalism, values and commitment of the social work, social care and early years workforce will be celebrated over the coming year as the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) marks its 20th anniversary.
We have introduced a new outcome to our strategic plan to promote the value placed on the social work, social care and early years workforce. The new outcome builds on increased recognition the workforce gained during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publishes its fifth Equality, Inclusion and Diversity Mainstreaming and Outcomes Report showing how we continue to mainstream and promote equality, diversity and inclusion.