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.
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.
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.