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 →

SSSC announce Voluntary Sector Development Funding for 2017-18

We have taken over managing the Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) at the request of Scottish Government and would like to invite applications for 2017-18. VSDF supports a ... Continue Reading →

What you told us when we asked ‘What matters to you?’

Earlier this month at an event in partnership with Scottish Care we asked the question ‘What matters to you?’ to the Scottish Care Palliative and End of Life Care for Care Homes ... Continue Reading →

Opportunities in social services

One of our Ambassadors for Careers in Care, Hazel Brannigan, a lecturer in health and social care at Fife College, tells us about how the role helps raise the profile of the many opportunities ... Continue Reading →

Where will your life changing career take you?

Do you want to develop a career in Scotland’s social services? Whether you are already working or just getting started our new interactive career pathways will help you uncover where ... Continue Reading →

Our learning resources – helping you develop in your adult’s services role

Did you know we produce lots of free and easy to use resources that can help develop your skills? As a worker in adult’s services you need to be skilled and competent to meet ... Continue Reading →