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29 Jul 2021

Explore a career as a mental health officer

Are you a social worker looking to develop your career? If you have two years experience and work for a council or health and social care partnership you could train to become a mental health officer. 

Social service workforce Careers in care

13 Jul 2021

Regulating managers of registered services

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have updated their guidance on the regulation of managers.

SSSC registration

12 Jul 2021

Keep your details safe

With SSSC registration, as with all areas of life, it’s important to be fraud aware to keep your details safe.

SSSC registration

01 Jul 2021

New hearings process now in place

Our fitness to practise hearings process changed to opt in hearings from 1 July 2021. This means we will only hold a hearing if a worker disagrees with the outcome of our investigation and asks for one.

Professional standards

30 Jun 2021

HNC Social Services and HNC Childhood Practice – placement update

The Scottish Social Services Council, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Scottish Government and the Care Inspectorate continue to work together to support students undertaking work placements to allow completion of full HNC qualifications this academic year 2020-21.

Your learning Social service workforce

25 Jun 2021

New hospital to care home guide

We’ve produced information for social workers involved in hospital discharges to help promote consistent practice when moving people to care homes. We developed it following concerns raised by the Mental Welfare Commission.

Your learning

23 Jun 2021

New strategic outcome promoting value of the workforce

We have introduced a new outcome to our strategic plan to promote the value placed on the social work, social care and early years workforce. The new outcome builds on increased recognition the workforce gained during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce SSSC corporate

03 Jun 2021

We’re changing our hearings process

We’re changing our fitness to practise hearings process. From this summer we will only hold a hearing when a worker asks for one.

Professional standards

03 Jun 2021

Kickstart job creation scheme for 16-24 year-olds – help for employers

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create jobs for 16-24 year-olds on Universal Credit.

Careers in care Employers

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

27 May 2021

Social work practice learning webinar and digital stories now live

We’ve published the presentations and digital stories from our social work practice learning webinar earlier this spring so everyone can watch them, even if you missed the event.

Your learning

17 May 2021

Promoting Excellence: Leading best practice, best care and support 10 years on

Ten years on from its publication as Scotland’s first national dementia workforce development framework, the 2021 Promoting Excellence Framework reflects progress made on the actions, priorities and commitments of the dementia strategies and national activity on dementia.

Dementia Your learning