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07 Jan 2021

Are any of your employees involved in a fitness to practise investigation?

If any of your employees are involved in a fitness to practice investigation and you also have involvement in their case, as their employer, we will be setting up an account for you in our fitness to practise online portal.

SSSC registration Professional standards

23 Nov 2020

Regulating managers of registered services

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have issued a joint statement to set out our policy on the regulation of managers and clarify the position regarding applications for managers who do not hold relevant qualifications.

SSSC registration

20 Nov 2020

Do you endorse SSSC registration applications?

We have made some changes to the endorsement page of MySSSC to make sure the information provided on applications is as accurate as possible.

SSSC registration Employers

19 Nov 2020

Have you changed job recently? Remember to let us know

It’s important you tell us about any changes to your SSSC registration details as soon as they happen, whether it’s changing job, address, contact information or your name.

SSSC registration

30 Oct 2020

New CPL requirement launched

The new continuous professional learning (CPL) requirement for SSSC registered workers comes into effect today.

Your learning SSSC registration

16 Oct 2020

HNC Social Services and HNC Childhood Practice – starting work placements

The Scottish Social Services Council, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Scottish Government and the Care Inspectorate are working together to support, as far as reasonably possible, students undertaking work placements to allow  completion of full HNC qualifications this academic year 2020-21.  

SSSC registration Your learning Social service workforce

06 Oct 2020

Timetable for the new CPL requirement

The continuous professional learning (CPL) requirement comes in at the end of October. Here are some key dates you’ll need to know.

Your learning SSSC registration

02 Sep 2020

Final countdown to mandatory registration for care at home and housing support workers

At the end of this month (September 2020) support workers in care at home and housing support who were in their role on or before 2 October 2017 must be registered with us.

SSSC registration

01 Sep 2020

Changes to post registration training and learning

Post registration training and learning (PRTL) is changing to continuous professional learning (CPL) this autumn. Here is what you need to know.

Your learning SSSC registration

03 Aug 2020

The new continuous professional learning requirement

This autumn we will replace post registration training and learning (PRTL) with a new continuous professional learning (CPL) requirement.

SSSC registration Your learning

27 Mar 2020

Changes to the law to support social services

The UK and Scottish coronavirus legislation include some important changes for social service regulation so we can support the workforce to keep on delivering high quality services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SSSC registration Social service workforce

27 Mar 2020

Fitness to practise changes during COVID-19

To help focus resources on supporting the social service sector during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we’re making changes to fitness to practise. (Updated 23 October 2020)

SSSC registration Professional standards