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.
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.
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.
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.
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.