Changes to the way we regulate

From 1 November 2016 we will change the way we regulate social service workers from a misconduct model of regulation to a fitness to practise model. The key change is that under the ... Continue Reading →

Treating people who use services with dignity and respect

Issue 4 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service workers and employers What do we mean by dignity and respect? People who use social services place their trust and ... Continue Reading →

An introduction to fitness to practise for social service workers

Issue 1 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service workers Our fitness to practise newsletters cover a range of subjects and give you information about our processes ... Continue Reading →

Why is how social service workers behave outside of work important?

Issue 3 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service workers and employers  It is important that all social service workers uphold public trust and confidence in social ... Continue Reading →

SSSC move to fitness to practise webinar

Join our live webinars about the move to fitness to practise. We are currently consulting on changes to the way that we regulate the social service workforce and would like to invite ... 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 →

Meet the SSSC at our employer 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 →

Update on SSSC fitness to practise consultation

Our consultation on moving to a fitness to practise model of regulation ended in October 2013.  (For more information see our article from February 2014.)  Responses were overwhelmingly ... Continue Reading →

Your fitness to practise as a worker in a care home service for adults

Do you own or manage a care home service for adults?  Do you work in a care home service for adults?  Are you thinking about a career in the sector? The SSSC has been registering ... Continue Reading →