New staff? They need to register now!

Did you know new workers need to register with us within six months of their start date? Registration can take up to 60 days from when we receive an application. There are a few reasons ... Continue Reading →

Housing support and care at home workers to register

Workers in care at home and housing support services can apply for registration from October 2017. We’re telling you about this now so that you can start planning for registration ... Continue Reading →

Are you employed in more than one role?

If you’re employed in more than one social service role, on two different parts of our Register, you need to register both roles with us. What’s changed? Until now, when workers ... Continue Reading →

Are you a newly qualified social worker? Remember your PRTL

If you registered as a newly qualified social worker in the last year remember you need to carry out 144 hours of post registration training and learning (PRTL). At least 30 hours ... Continue Reading →

Deadline looming for registration of supervisors in housing support and care at home services

Supervisors in housing support and care at home services must apply to register by 31 December 2016. All supervisors must be registered by 30 June 2017. We have set the deadline date ... Continue Reading →

Paying your annual fee

It’s important you remember to pay your annual fee. If you don’t, your registration will end and you will not be able to continue to work until you reapply and regain registration. You ... Continue Reading →

Changes to the length of registration periods

From 1 November 2016 the registration period for all workers will be five years, with the exception of social workers whose three year registration period will remain. Who does this ... Continue Reading →

Does your housing support or care at home service have an SSSC countersignatory?

A countersignatory is someone in a social service organisation who is a main point of contact for the SSSC. Countersignatories endorse applications for registration to confirm competence, ... Continue Reading →

Does your worker have a registration condition?

When a registrant completes a qualification that meets the condition on their registration they need to send us a verified photocopy of the qualification gained or upload it to their ... Continue Reading →

Receive an email when one of your workers is lapsed from the Register

Helping you manage registration for your workers A lead countersignatory can nominate up to three people in their organisation to receive an email when we lapse one of your workers. ... Continue Reading →