Does your housing support or care at home service have an SSSC countersignatory?

A countersignatory is someone in a social service organisation who is a main point of contact for the SSSC. Countersignatories endorse applications for registration to confirm competence, ... Continue Reading →
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SSKS training and resources

Learn the basics of navigating and getting the most out of the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) website and join an online Introducing SSKS webex session. Email ssks@nes.scot.nhs.uk ... Continue Reading →
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Wanted: your views on induction

We are gathering the views of employers and workers about the delivery of induction and ways it could improve. The work to explore the development of an induction passport is an action ... Continue Reading →
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SSSC Open Badges to feature at MozFest 2016

From 28 to 30 October 2016 we will be at the Mozilla Festival (MozFest), a high profile technology conference where Robert Stewart, SSSC Learning and Development Adviser, will deliver ... Continue Reading →
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Scotland’s leading dementia projects celebrated

The search for Scotland’s most innovative and ambitious dementia projects is over with six groups from across the country now crowned as winners in this year’s Scotland’s Dementia ... Continue Reading →
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Young people with care experience talk about their leadership

SSSC staff joined young people from Who Cares? Scotland on their residential weekend in April 2016 to deliver a workshop focusing on young people’s leadership and that of the ... Continue Reading →

Care home volunteer helps save lost songs of St Kilda

It wasn’t until Trevor Morrison’s melodies caught the ear of care home volunteer Stuart Mackenzie, that the ‘Lost Songs of St Kilda’ were saved from extinction. Trevor Morrison ... Continue Reading →
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Palliative and end of life care learning needs survey

Are you involved in the care of, or come into contact with, people with palliative and end of life care needs or their family and carers? If you do, please take part in this survey ... Continue Reading →

Workforce intelligence events

Would you like more detailed workforce data on different parts of the social service workforce? Due to increasing interest, we are holding a series of half day events to look ... Continue Reading →

Holiday week at Lewis Place Resource Centre

After the success of last year’s music festival week, this July, Dementia Ambassador Aileen Craigie and her colleagues at Perth and Kinross Council’s Lewis Place Resource Centre, ... Continue Reading →