Celebrating apprenticeships at the SSSC

As well as having a role in social service apprenticeships, we also offer modern apprenticeships (MA) at the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). MAs are an alternative to full ... Continue Reading →

Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) 2016/17

VSDF supports a range of voluntary sector organisations providing social services which are registered with the Care Inspectorate. Small and medium-sized organisations in particular ... Continue Reading →

How do others view your leadership? A new Open Badge to support leadership is now available

We’ve recently produced an Open Badge for the leadership capability feedback tool found within our Step into Leadership website. The tool is the most popular resource on Step into ... Continue Reading →

How are you wired?

Jon Gill, SSSC Communications and Engagement Designer reports on the launch of Positive Wiring, one of the projects that came out of the Workforce of the future challenge 2012. Positive ... Continue Reading →

Do you know what electronic assistive technology is?

A new strategy published by the Sector Skills Council for social services will improve the skills and confidence of workers to use Electronic Assistive Technology (eAT) and help the ... Continue Reading →

What’s not to like… about social media

At the Scottish Social Services Expo 2014 in March we ran a session on social media. Entitled “What’s not to like?” the aim was to draw attention to what’s great ... Continue Reading →