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12 May 2021

New SSSC and NES partnership report

We’ve published our second annual report on Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES) partnership working.

SSSC corporate Social service workforce

30 Apr 2021

NMC want to hear from nurses, managers and employers in social care

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is consulting on post-registration standards for nurses working in health and social care and would like to hear from nurses working in social care as well as employers and others with an interest in nursing standards.

Consultations and surveys

28 Apr 2021

New skin breakdown app for social service workers

We have developed a new app to help social service workers identify potential skin breakdown on people they support in partnership with Glasgow School of Art’s School of Simulation and Visualisation.

Your learning

28 Apr 2021

Scottish Social Services Council publish 2021-2025 Equalities Report

Today, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publishes its fifth Equality, Inclusion and Diversity Mainstreaming and Outcomes Report showing how we continue to mainstream and promote equality, diversity and inclusion. 

SSSC corporate

01 Apr 2021

Apply for your Individual Training Account funding

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills in work?

Apply for an Individual Training Account from today.

Funding Your learning

30 Mar 2021

How is your CPL going?

It’s nearly six months since we introduced the new continuous professional learning (CPL) requirement and soon we will start sampling registered workers’ learning.

Your learning SSSC registration

30 Mar 2021

Deadline for EU Settlement Scheme

The deadline for applying for EU Settlement Status is 30 June 2021. EU and EEA citizens working in social services in Scotland need to apply for settled status to continue living and working here.

Social service workforce

16 Mar 2021

Marking World Social Work Day 2021

As we mark World Social Work Day 2021 we’d like to acknowledge the important role of all social workers and social care workers and say thank you for supporting people throughout Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social service workforce

04 Mar 2021

Rebecca’s apprenticeship while at school

Foundation apprenticeships (FA) are for pupils in fifth and sixth year of secondary school and take two years to complete. There are two social service foundation apprenticeships.

Careers in care

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