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04 Mar 2020

Happy birthday Open Badges

SSSC Open Badges are now five-years old.  To celebrate, Robert Stewart, lead officer for SSSC Open Badges, tells us more about what's coming up this year.

Your learning

04 Mar 2020

Great progress in registering care at home and housing support

The SSSC Register opened to its biggest group of workers, support workers in care at home and housing support, just over two years ago. Head of Registration Cheryl Campbell updates us on progress.

SSSC registration Social service workforce

03 Mar 2020

How we will continue to regulate in light of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

We understand that as health and care professionals you may be feeling anxious about Novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Social service workforce Professional standards SSSC Codes of Practice SSSC corporate

24 Feb 2020

Strengthened fire safety for people who receive care or support

The Scottish Government has produced new guidance to reduce the risk from fire in specialised housing, such as sheltered and supported accommodation.

24 Feb 2020

New modern apprenticeship resource

Do you have an apprentice or are you thinking about employing an apprentice? 

Your learning Employers

24 Feb 2020

Modern apprentices and SSSC registration

We’ve become aware that there is some confusion among employers, learning providers and colleges about whether apprentices need to register with the SSSC.

SSSC registration

21 Feb 2020

New online module to support childcare staff development

Early learning and childcare (ELC) staff are receiving new help to inspire young children in science and maths. 

A new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning package, developed in partnership with the Scottish Government and the University of the West of Scotland, provides multimedia resources and activities for staff to help babies and children to develop curiosity in the world around them. 

Your learning

17 Feb 2020

SSSC receives Investors in Young People Award

We recently received our Investors in Young People award.

SSSC corporate

05 Feb 2020

Independent Care Review welcomed

We welcome the findings of the Independent Care Review as an important step in improving the lives of children, young people and those with care experience. We contributed to the workforce work group, which was one of 10 that examined different aspects of the care system.

SSSC corporate

31 Jan 2020

New guidance and FAQs on managing self-directed support and powers of attorney for adults with incapacity

The Scottish Government has published guidance and frequently asked questions (FAQs) on managing self-directed support for adults with incapacity.

27 Jan 2020

Staff vacancies in care services 2018

The Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) published new figures on the levels of staff vacancies in Scotland’s social care services today. 

Workforce data Careers in care Employers

27 Jan 2020

New campaign shows ‘There’s More to Care Than Caring’

An eight-week Scottish Government marketing campaign to attract more people to careers in adult social care ‘There’s More to Care than Caring’ launched today. We worked closely with Scottish Government and the campaign advisory group to develop the campaign which will be seen right across the country. 

Careers in care