Scotland's Dementia Awards

Still time to enter Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017

The deadline for entries to the celebrated Scotland’s Dementia Awards is just a few weeks away. There is still time to enter the Awards which set out to recognise Scotland’s best ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Learning from the Chief Social Work Officer qualification

Chief Social Work Officers (CSWO) have responsibility for the values and standards of professional practice and through their leadership support all social work and social service staff. CSWOs ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating 700 Dementia Champions in Scotland

National conference and graduation for Cohort 7 Dementia Champions The number of Dementia Champions in Scotland will rise to over 700 today (Wednesday, 15 March 2017) as 102 NHS Scotland ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating apprenticeships at the SSSC

As well as having a role in social service apprenticeships, we also offer modern apprenticeships (MA) at the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). MAs are an alternative to full ... Continue Reading →

Modern apprenticeships – growing the skills we need now and in the future

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, we spoke to Sandra Ross, Managing Director at Bon Accord Care who provide adult social care services in Aberdeen and who run their own modern ... Continue Reading →

Bright future for social service apprenticeships

As our Chief Executive Anna Fowlie speaks at the Future of Apprenticeships in Scotland conference in Edinburgh today, here she tells us why the Scottish Government’s approach ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors inspiring for the future

The hard work and dedication of Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors to support learning that helps improve the lives of people with dementia were recognised at their third national conference ... 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 →