We welcome the publication of the findings of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s inquiry into racial inequality in health and social care workplaces and its focus on the challenges faced by minority ethnic workers in adult social care.
Thank you to everyone who responded to our consultation on proposals to streamline and improve registration. These proposals are part of our Future Proofing Programme and include changes to the Register, our processes and the qualifications we accept for registration.
Applications are open for this programme of leadership and management development for those in senior leadership roles across health, social care and partner organisations. Cohort 12 starts in September 2022 and will end in June 2023.
Learning can come from life experiences, school, paid or unpaid work, short courses or learning at college or university. Our new web page and guidance gives you information on how your prior learning could benefit you.
We are proud to announce that we have achieved Gold for Investors in People. This award clearly shows our commitment to our staff and the dedication of everyone who works here and the values that drive us to ensure social work, social care and early years services in Scotland are provided by a trusted, skilled and confident workforce.
A new report from the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) shows the impact of the workforce regulator for social work, social care and early years since it was established. It is part of the SSSC’s 20 year anniversary activities.
World Social Work Day is a celebration that aims to highlight the achievements of social work, to raise the visibility of social services for the future of societies, and to defend social justice and human rights. It is a day to celebrate and promote the contributions of the profession to individuals, families, communities and wider society, says our Acting Director of Development and Innovation Laura Lamb.
This Scottish Apprenticeship Week we’ll be sharing stories from across the sector of the vital role apprenticeships play in supporting individuals, employers and people who use social care and early years services in Scotland.
Today, Theresa shares her story of doing a graduate apprenticeship in early learning and childcare.