SSSC to visit Stornoway

We are holding a pop-up event at Bayhead Bridge Centre, Stornaway on Thursday 17 September from 10.00am to 3.00pm to give social service employers and workers, people who use social ... Continue Reading →

Vision and Strategy for Social Services launched today

Today, on World Social Work Day, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s vision and strategy for social services for the next five years. The shared vision and strategy has been ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Social Services Council annual report and accounts 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014 published today

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today released its annual report and accounts. This report provides an overview of our work in 2013/14 and how we have managed our resources ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Champions from Scotland’s social service workforce graduate

Eighteen Dementia Champions from social service settings received their graduation certificates from the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Convenor Professor James McGoldrick. ... Continue Reading →

KEY and Community Lifestyles SVQ awards presentation

KEY Community Supports and Community Lifestyles recently held their eighth annual SVQ awards presentation at their new offices in Glasgow. Ninety staff gained a range of qualifications ... Continue Reading →
SSSC Chief Executive Anna Fowlie

Social work’s office staff are part of frontline effort, not fair game for job cuts

Our Chief Executive, Anna Fowlie recently wrote an article for Community Care about the importance for social work offices to have good office staff. Read Anna’s blog on Community ... Continue Reading →

Re-imagining update – Creating our future together

By Anna Fowlie At the end of last year, the Scottish Government gave the SSSC a new set of outcomes around local engagement and the future direction of social service workforce development ... Continue Reading →