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11 Mar 2024

We’re pausing registration applications from April to June

Guidance for employers and workers who are unable to apply for registration between 10 April and 3 June 2024.

SSSC registration

11 Mar 2024

Introducing return to practice requirements for social workers

Following our consultation in autumn 2023 we’re introducing return to practice requirements for social workers who’ve been out of social work practice and off the SSSC Register for more than two years. The new requirements will take effect from 3 June 2024.

Your learning SSSC registration

22 Jan 2024

Changes to SSSC registration renewals

Do you have staff whose registration is due for renewal between 1 March and 31 May 2024? 

SSSC registration Employers

04 Dec 2023

Get ready for changes to the Register

Following our consultation in 2022 we’re preparing for changes to our Register and here’s what you need to know.

SSSC registration SSSC Codes of Practice

31 Oct 2023

Consultation - New SVQ in Integrated Health and Social Care at SCQF level 7

We are consulting on a new qualification, still in development, which  will allow individuals to work across different roles and settings.

SSSC registration Social service workforce Your learning

01 Sep 2023

New report provides unique insight into care workforce

A new report providing a snapshot of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Register gives a unique insight into the social work, social care and children and young people workforce.

SSSC registration Workforce data

14 Jul 2023

Are your details up to date on MySSSC?

When was the last time you signed in to your MySSSC account and checked your contact details and personal information?

SSSC registration Professional standards

13 Jul 2023

Answering your questions about our future proofing changes

We know registrants and employers have lots of questions about how the Future Proofing Programme (FPP) changes affect them, so we’ve answered some of them in our FPP FAQs.

SSSC registration SSSC Codes of Practice

10 Jul 2023

2023-24 VSDF open for applications

Applications to the 2023-24 Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) are now open. The fund supports voluntary sector organisations providing social services that are a registered charity and are registered with the Care Inspectorate.

SSSC registration Your learning

15 May 2023

Don’t delay - get your staff registered

As an employer, you have a responsibility to make sure your staff are registered within six months of starting their role.  

SSSC registration

17 Mar 2023

Meeting qualification conditions

You don’t need a qualification to start working in social care or children and young people services as we can register you with a qualification condition. However, it’s important you do work towards it and keep in touch with us.

SSSC registration Your learning

18 Jan 2023

More than £1 million for workforce training

Seventy-five voluntary organisations across Scotland are benefitting from grants totalling more than £1 million to help social care workers gain qualifications, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) announced today.

Your learning SSSC registration