Do social service workers contribute to the economy?

The SSSC along with its partners in England, Wales and Northern Ireland want to find out how adult social care contributes to the economy across the UK nations. We all strongly believe ... 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 →

Economic value of adult social care

We are leading a new project to determine the economic impact of the adult social care sector on the UK economy which will help inform future policy and funding decisions. Skills for ... Continue Reading →

Showcasing dementia learning in social services

We have published a second Promoting Excellence and its impact on social service settings booklet with support from six social care organisations and the Care Inspectorate. The new ... Continue Reading →

We need your views about supervisory or management qualification requirements

We are considering making changes to the additional supervisory and management qualification requirements for registration for managers and supervisors in adult services. This includes ... Continue Reading →

Dame Anne Begg visits Aberdeen services

SSSC Council Member, Dame Anne Begg tells us about her recent visits to two different services in Aberdeen as part of her SSSC induction. ‘The first visit was to an Inspire run supported ... Continue Reading →

Camphill Scotland staff energised and inspired by social pedagogy

Social pedagogy is an approach to working with people which focuses on relationships.  It is widely used across Europe and there is a small but growing group of organisations working ... Continue Reading →

Caithness Christmas hamper cheer at White Heather Homecare

Mary Campbell was the first recipient this year of Christmas hampers made up and distributed by staff at White Heather Homecare. Mary has always lived locally. Now ninety, she was born ... Continue Reading →

Loretto Care’s Fordneuk Service season of festive fun

The Fordneuk Service provides supported accommodation for up to 42 people who are homeless, have a history of alcohol misuse and who have previously been unable or unwilling to engage ... Continue Reading →

An inclusive Christmas

Churches Action for the Homeless (CATH) is a local charity which supports, encourages and promotes the development and delivery of projects to relieve homelessness and poor housing, ... Continue Reading →