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28 Apr 2021

New skin breakdown app for social service workers

We have developed a new app to help social service workers identify potential skin breakdown on people they support in partnership with Glasgow School of Art’s School of Simulation and Visualisation.

Your learning

02 Apr 2021

Apply now for Leading for the Future

Applications are open for this programme of leadership and management development for those in senior leadership roles across health, social care and partner organisations. Cohort 11 starts in September 2021.

Your learning Leadership

01 Apr 2021

Apply for your Individual Training Account funding

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills in work?

Apply for an Individual Training Account from today.

Funding Your learning

30 Mar 2021

How is your CPL going?

It’s nearly six months since we introduced the new continuous professional learning (CPL) requirement and soon we will start sampling registered workers’ learning.

Your learning

01 Mar 2021

New improvements to the SSSC MyLearning app

We are overwhelmed by the positive response for our MyLearning app. Since launching it last November, over 5,000 people have used the app, nearly 40,000 learning logs have been recorded and 800 people have shared their learning journal with someone else.

Your learning

26 Feb 2021

Coaching for Wellbeing – a digital coaching service for all health and social care staff

Free coaching is available to support all health and social service workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for this coaching has been extended for another 18 months.

Social service workforce Your learning

26 Feb 2021

Free courses for social service workers

The University of Glasgow is offering new fully funded 10-week courses to social service workers in Scotland. 

Your learning

26 Feb 2021

New guide for Dementia Ambassadors, social service workers and carers

We’ve published a new guide which offers information and advice to support Dementia Ambassadors in their role.

Dementia Your learning

01 Feb 2021

The flexible workforce development fund: guidance for social service employers in Scotland

The flexible workforce development fund (FWDF) supports Scottish employers to provide new learning opportunities for their existing workforce.

Your learning

06 Jan 2021

Group applications open for Scottish Improvement Foundations Skills programme

We are working with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to offer social service workers the chance to undertake the Scottish Improvement Foundation Skills programme starting this spring.

Social service workforce Your learning

22 Dec 2020

Developing quality improvement leaders in Scotland’s social services

We are working with NHS Education for Scotland to offer funded places for the Scottish Improvement Leader (ScIL) programme.

Leadership Your learning

27 Nov 2020

New toolkit to help with student placements

We have published a toolkit of information to support placement providers, students and centres to support the safe return of students to placements.

Your learning