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.
We receive proportionately more fitness to practise referrals about workers in residential childcare more than any other part of our Register. Here we share some data about this and resources to help support you in your practice.
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.
We’ve published a new five-year longitudinal research report which presents a national picture of how newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) experience organisational, practical and subjective dimensions of professional social work as they progress their early careers in Scotland.
We are delighted to announce we are working with the Scottish Refugee Council to deliver sessions for social service employers to help you understand more about recruiting refugees, the different terminology, challenges they face and how you as an employer can better support them.
We have created eight new online safety and security Open Badges. These are for anyone working in social work, social care and early years to help keep themselves, their organisation and people using services safe and secure online.
Have you ever thought about what it feels like to have someone enter your ‘personal space’ to give you care and support? Now those giving care and support can experience what it feels like to be receiving care using the new BeMe smartphone app.