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08 Nov 2021

Free job adverts for adult social care recruitment campaign

Employers will be able to advertise vacancies for free on myjobscotland until March next year as part of the Scottish Government’s adult social care recruitment campaign ‘There’s More to Care Than Caring’. 


02 Nov 2021

SSSC’s response to the National Care Service consultation

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) says responsibility for social work and social care qualifications must remain within its remit to ensure regulation remains independent. This is one of the main points of the SSSC response to the Scottish Government’s National Care Service consultation.

SSSC corporate Consultations and surveys

29 Oct 2021

Focus on careers and recruitment

We have some new and exciting news and updates about studying, careers, funding and recruitment in the social work, social care and early years sector.

Careers in care

14 Oct 2021

Celebrating the workforce for 20 years of the SSSC

The professionalism, values and commitment of the social work, social care and early years workforce will be celebrated over the coming year as the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) marks its 20th anniversary.

Social service workforce SSSC corporate

08 Oct 2021

Data sharing with Public Health Scotland – early years and childcare staff

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has been asked by Public Health Scotland (PHS) to share information to help them with their public health monitoring work to determine the risk to early learning and childcare staff from COVID-19 and to establish the level of occupational health risk they may experience as a result. This doesn’t include staff working in out of school care and childminders.

06 Oct 2021

Helping the care workforce get the right skills

The demand for adult social care qualifications is set to rise dramatically over the next four years according to a new report the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) published today. 

Social service workforce Workforce data

04 Oct 2021

Prioritising Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) applications

Disclosure Scotland is continuing to prioritise applications for COVID-19 response workers and now also for care home and care at home services, even where the role does not fit the COVID-19 response worker criteria. 


01 Oct 2021

New care careers toolkit for employers, careers advisers and employment support workers

We’ve created a new toolkit on our careers website to help you help others start a career in childcare, social care or social work.

Careers in care

20 Sep 2021

Staying safe and secure online

The impact of COVID-19 has seen many organisations adapting to the flexibility of working from home and their workplace. With restrictions easing, this way of working will evolve, with some organisations introducing a more flexible method of working between home and work.

Your learning

01 Sep 2021

Evaluation of an Advanced Skills Module for social work in Scotland

We have published the evaluation into the Advanced Skills Module for social work in Scotland which was developed as part of our COVID-19 contingency measures to support social work programmes and social work students.

Your learning

31 Aug 2021

Scotland’s vital care workforce at highest ever

A new report shows that Scotland’s social work, social care and early years workforce is bigger than ever, employing some 209,690 people, a rise of 1.6% since 2019.

Workforce data

30 Aug 2021

Early implementation of NQSW Supported Year

As part of the current phase of the NQSW national project in Scotland, we completed a grant application process to support small-scale early implementation of the newly qualified social worker (NQSW) Supported Year. 

Your learning