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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.