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25 Sep 2023

Introducing return to practice requirements for social workers

We’re introducing return to practice requirements for social workers and want to hear your views on the proposed requirements in our consultation.

Consultations and surveys Your learning

25 Sep 2023

Continuous professional learning is changing. Tell us what you think.

We are changing the requirements for continuous professional learning (CPL) for registrants and want to hear from you as the people it matters to most.

Consultations and surveys Your learning

07 Aug 2023

New directory to support your continuous professional learning

The early learning and school age childcare workforce across Scotland has been given a boost to their professional learning with new resources from the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Your learning

13 Jul 2023

Behaviour outside of work and fitness to practise

As an SSSC registrant it’s important to remember the Codes of Practice also apply to behaviour outside of work and we can investigate your fitness to practise if your suitability to work in social services is questioned.

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

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

28 Nov 2022

Next steps for Register for the future

Changes to our Register as part of our Future Proofing Programme will go ahead following approval from the SSSC Council. We will also change some aspects of registration relating to qualifications.

SSSC registration

29 Jul 2022

The Codes of Practice are changing, join the conversation

We want to hear your views and ideas on what kind of Codes you’d like to support your practice and professionalism. What they would they say and what would they look like?

SSSC Codes of Practice

15 Feb 2022

New page for supporting your CPL

We’ve published new information on nationally recognised learning resources that we’ve endorsed, which you can use to support your continuous professional learning (CPL).

Your learning

20 Dec 2021

Consultation on a Register for the future

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is seeking views on their plans to create a Register for the future in a consultation launched today. They are proposing changes to the Register, processes and the qualifications accepted for registration.

Consultations and surveys

31 May 2021

NQSW Supported Year early implementation funding

Funding for the early implementation of the mandatory newly qualified social worker (NQSW) Supported Year is now available. All local authority, independent and third sector NQSW employers can apply for funding.

Social service workforce Your learning