About SSSC News Online

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Welcome to SSSC News Online, the Scottish social service sector’s online magazine.
The most up to date magazine for the social service workforce in Scotland.

Here you will find news, information and events from the SSSC and the social services workforce.

What can you find on SSSC News Online?

SSSC local – All types of news from across Scotland.

SSSC global – Find out what we’ve been doing on an international scale.

SSSC registration – News, reminders and information all about registration for employers and workers.

Professional standards – News about how we protect the public including the Codes of Practice, conduct and complaints.

Your learning – New learning resources, qualifications, e-learning, award ceremonies for workers gaining their qualifications and more.

Careers in care – A variety of social service workers tell us what their jobs involve.

Events – Scotland’s social services event calendar.

Easy to use

If you’re looking for something in particular just click on a topic tag down the right hand side or at the bottom of each article or use the search facility.

When you’re reading an article and are interested in the topic, click the topic tag at the bottom of the page to find more relevant articles.

Easy to share

Think your contacts would be interested in the article?  Share through Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels at the bottom of each article.

It’s printable!  Even although we’re trying to reduce our environmental impact we understand that you may want to print our articles.  Each article can be printed clearly using a standard printer.

Tell us what you think

You can comment or ask us a question about each article.

(Inappropriate comments will be deleted or edited at the editor’s discretion.)


We hope you enjoy SSSC News.  If you have any comments or suggestions please get in touch with us at: communications@sssc.uk.com