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 →

Meet the SSSC at our registered worker events

Come along  and find out our latest developments in registration and fitness to practise.  Take this opportunity to meet us and get your questions answered. Each event will have ... Continue Reading →

Finalists announced for Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2015

We are delighted to announce the finalists in the six categories of this year’s Scotland’s Dementia Awards: a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, ... Continue Reading →

Survey on qualification requirements for managers and supervisors in adult services

We are looking for your views on the level and credit of awards (qualifications) for managers and supervisors. This includes: • care home services for adults • care at home services • ... Continue Reading →

Supervisors in care at home services and supervisors in housing support services can now apply to register with the SSSC

The parts of the register for supervisors in care at home services and supervisors in housing support services are now open. Supervisors in these roles can now apply for registration ... Continue Reading →

Events cancelled – Are you a support worker or a manager in a care home service for adults? Come along to our registration and fitness to practise events

Please note these information sessions are cancelled due to lack of interest. If you have any queries about how workers apply to register, setting up a MySSSC account or about registration ... 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 →