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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

28 Jun 2023

Safeguarding social service organisations: the importance of cyber security

As technology evolves, so do the methods cybercriminals use. Police Scotland recently released figures showing a 68% increase in fraud since 2018. There were 17,000 fraud cases recorded last year, the majority of those were online.

Your learning

22 Jun 2023

New videos to help with your supervision conversations

We have produced five short videos to help managers and workers in social services make the most of and benefit from supervision.

Leadership Your learning

21 Apr 2023

New resource to improve the quality of outcomes for people who use services

We’ve produced a quality improvement (QI) learning resource to help you improve the quality of outcomes for people who use services. 

Your learning

19 Apr 2023

Understanding Positive Behaviour Support ebook

We are pleased to launch a new Understanding Positive Behaviour Support learning resource developed in partnership with the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Community of Practice.

Your learning

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

17 Mar 2023

Residential childcare fitness to practise cases

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.

Professional standards Your learning

17 Mar 2023

Fitness to practise cases

Of the 166,745 people on our Register only 1.13% of registrants currently have a case being considered by our Fitness to Practise Department.

Professional standards 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

05 Sep 2022

New 23 Things Early Learning and Childcare Leadership resource

We have launched our new 23 Things Early Learning and Childcare Leadership resource which is specifically for people working with children.

Your learning Leadership

26 Aug 2022

Five-year study into newly qualified social workers report published

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.

Your learning

25 Jul 2022

New National Leadership Development Programme

A new leadership development programme for health and social care staff launches this October. Sign up for an information event to find out more and learn how you can get involved. 

Leadership Your learning