When considering a new career, care didnâ€™t seem like an obvious choice for former submariner Andrew Heath but he has shown it can be a rewarding job with lots of opportunities.
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Could you be part of a Scotland-wide project to help more people understand the complex, rewarding work you do and the difference it makes to our communities?
Working in social services ... Continue Reading →
In June 2014, a group of organisations came together to pilot a partnership programme to address the challenges of recruiting social care staff in Fife.Â
ARC Scotland co-ordinated ... Continue Reading →
Thereâ€™s lots of help for businesses in Scotland to attract, recruit, train and pay young people. From arranging quality short term work placements to creating full time jobs, thereâ€™s ... Continue Reading →
Tonight at 9pm on Sky Arts a new social work sitcom ‘Damned’Â written by Jo Brand and Morwenna Banks is aired.
The comedy isÂ set in a social services department and is ... Continue Reading →
In our regular feature looking at the many different roles and services within the sector we talk to Marianne Patterson, founder and Managing Director of Ayrshire Childrenâ€™s Services ... Continue Reading →
Are you or will you have to gain a qualification to meet your SSSC registration? Debbie Barclay, an Assistant Play Worker at the Out of School Care Service in Inverclyde tells us about ... Continue Reading →
In our regular worker profile section we catch up with Glenn Harrold, Care Initiatives Manager at Loretto Care.
Glenn Harrold, Initiatives Manager at Loretto Care
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Mental Health Officer feature
Following the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 the SSSC introduced a new award for Mental Health Officers (MHOs) to meet their new ... Continue Reading →