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03 Jul 2020

New guidance on self-directed support during COVID-19

The Scottish Government has produced guidance for people who assess, approve and administer social work and social care and support (including carer support) and approve self-directed support (SDS) budgets.

Social service workforce

02 Jul 2020

Learning from the NQSW pilots and next steps

We’ve completed phase one of the project to develop recommendations for the design, implementation and delivery of a sustainable and accessible national approach to newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) first year in practice on behalf of the Scottish Government.

Social service workforce

01 Jul 2020

New guide offers advice and information on working safely

Our new guide, Working safely during COVID-19, offers social service workers information and advice about changes to the way we work as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Your learning

26 Jun 2020

Testing for COVID-19 in social services – a message from the Scottish Social Services Council and Care Inspectorate

As testing for workers is rolled out across social services the Care Inspectorate and the SSSC want to emphasise its importance to your own wellbeing, your colleagues and to people experiencing care.

Social service workforce

16 Jun 2020

New resource for safe use of medication during COVID-19

Our new resource, Safe use of medication during the COVID-19 pandemic is a quick guide for new social service workers and people who are supporting the learning of others working in care homes and in people’s homes.

Your learning

15 Jun 2020

Treating everyone fairly – a statement from the SSSC

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is against racism in any form. We want to add our voice to the anti-racism movement and recognise the important role social services play in tackling discrimination.

SSSC corporate

05 Jun 2020

New resources for care homes

A number of resources are now available to support care homes identify factors that may impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of residents as a result of COVID-19.

Your learning

05 Jun 2020

New leading in a crisis resource

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has developed a new leadership resource to help people in social services reflect on and develop their leadership capability and that of others, particularly during the COVID-19 period. 

Your learning

22 May 2020

Are you a 2016 social work graduate? We want to hear from you

Understanding the experiences of newly qualified and early career social workers

Listening to the voices of social workers has rarely been so important. Our national survey of early career social workers is now in its fourth year and we are keen to hear about your experiences in this particular moment.

Consultations and surveys

20 May 2020

New 2020-23 SSSC strategic plan to support social services

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published its new strategic plan setting out how it will support the continuing development and professionalism of the social service workforce while protecting the public through regulation.

SSSC corporate

12 May 2020

Share your story with us

As a social service worker and an SSSC registrant you make an immensely positive difference to the lives of people you care for.

Social service workforce

12 May 2020

COVID-19 and Adult Support and Protection: A quick guide

We’ve produced a new online adult support and protection quick guide to support social service staff who have been rapidly inducted or redeployed to support frontline services.

Your learning