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03 Mar 2021

Modern apprentice, Hannah’s story

South Ayrshire Council shared their story of modern apprentice, Hannah Spence, and her experience and dedication to her role working during the pandemic.

Careers in care

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

01 Mar 2021

Celebrating Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021

This week (1-5 March) is Scottish Apprenticeship Week, which is an opportunity to share the value apprenticeships can bring to individuals, employers and people who use social care and health services. The theme of this year’s week is Business Backing Talent, to showcase the great things that happen when employers back talent through apprenticeships.

Careers in care

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

10 Feb 2021

‘There’s More to Care Than Caring’ campaign

Social care employers have longer to advertise their vacancies for free on the myjobsscotland website after the facility was extended as part of the Scottish Government adult social care careers campaign. The free offer now runs until 12 June 2021.

Careers in care

08 Feb 2021

SSSC's response to the adult social care review

Statement from the SSSC in response to the Independent Review of Adult Social Care.

SSSC corporate

01 Feb 2021

Scottish Social Services Council 2020-2023 Children’s Rights Report published today

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publishes its first Children’s Rights Report showing our commitment to making sure the children of Scotland can rely on social services being provided by a skilled, trusted and confident workforce.

SSSC corporate

13 Jan 2021

Our plan for putting care experienced people at the heart of what we do

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is proud to launch our new plan, Realising potential, which sets out our approach to keeping The Promise and putting Scotland’s care experienced children, young people and adults at the heart of everything we do during 2020-2023.

SSSC corporate

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

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

SSSC Codes in Practice

Earlier this year, before the pandemic, we spent the day at Capability Scotland, Dundee to find out how they work to the standards set out in the SSSC Code of Practice for Social Service Workers in everyday situations and how it reinforces their day-to-day work.

SSSC Codes of Practice Social service workforce Professional standards