Legal advice on SSSC registration for nurses suspended from the NMC

We have received legal advice that nurses who have been suspended from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) are eligible to apply for registration with the SSSC.  If a nurse is ... Continue Reading →

Our registration fees are increasing

SSSC registration fees will increase on 1 September 2017. We will send you an invoice at least one month before your annual or renewal fee is due. If your fee is due after 1 September ... Continue Reading →

Do you work with young people beyond the age of 16 and into young adulthood?

We’ve had some questions about the registration requirements for workers and services that provide continuing care for young people over the age of 16 and under 26 years following ... Continue Reading →

Audrey Thomson from the SSSC, explains why we ask for certain types of qualifications, what’s involved in getting a qualification and what support is available

Why do we ask for the types of qualifications we do? For workers in care at home and housing support we ask they have or gain a qualification such as a SVQ Social Services and Healthcare ... Continue Reading →

Caron Duffus from SAMH explains what they’ve been doing to get ready for the SSSC Register opening for workers in care at home and housing support

Have you started to plan for supporting your staff to get qualified for the SSSC Register opening for workers in care at home and housing support? Caron Duffus, HR Business Partner ... Continue Reading →

Are your workers concerned about gaining a qualification for registration? Hear from some workers who say there is nothing to worry about

Here’s some case studies from people who have gained their qualification for registration that will help clear up some myths and worries that your employees may be feeling ... Continue Reading →

Options available to pay for workers in care at home and housing support to complete a qualification for registration

  There are various funding options available for to help workers in care at home and housing support complete a qualification for registration. Voluntary Sector Development Funding ... Continue Reading →

Do you have a lot of applications to endorse? A two stage approach to endorsing applications can make the endorsement process simpler

  Some organisations are going to have large numbers of people to get registered from October so to help things run smoothly it is important to have as easy and efficient a process ... Continue Reading →

Care at home and housing support workers to register from October

Social service workers in care at home services and housing support services can apply to register with SSSC from 2 October 2017. With around 45,000 workers expected to register, it’s ... Continue Reading →

How up to date is your registration?

When you register with us, there are up to 5 things you need to do to keep your registration up to date. Keep us informed It’s important you tell us about changes in your circumstances. ... Continue Reading →