Hillcrest Group discovers workforce talent at Dundee’s waterfront

One of Dundee and Scotland’s leading charitable organisations recognised its staffs’ learning achievements in style at an event at the city’s Discovery Point on Monday 26 October. Over ... Continue Reading →

Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) 2015/16

Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) supports a range of voluntary sector organisations providing social services which are registered with the Care Inspectorate.  Small and ... Continue Reading →

Working in a housing support AND a care at home service?

Is your service registered with the Care Inspectorate as both a housing support service and a care at home service? If your answer is ‘yes’ you should apply to register ... Continue Reading →

Are you sitting comfortably?

The Seniors Understanding Sedentary Patterns project is a three year project funded by the Medical Research Council which aims to help practitioners identify people who will become ... Continue Reading →

Survey on qualification requirements for managers and supervisors in adult services

We are looking for your views on the level and credit of awards (qualifications) for managers and supervisors. This includes: • care home services for adults • care at home services • ... Continue Reading →

Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) 2014-15

Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) supports a range of voluntary sector organisations providing social services which are registered with the Care Inspectorate.  Small and ... Continue Reading →

Supervisors in care at home services and supervisors in housing support services can now apply to register with the SSSC

The parts of the register for supervisors in care at home services and supervisors in housing support services are now open. Supervisors in these roles can now apply for registration ... Continue Reading →

Training support for Scotland’s social service workforce

Nearly 100 groups to benefit from ÂŁ966,000 third-sector skills development fund. Funding of more than ÂŁ950,000 is being allocated to help Scotland’s care providers to meet their ... Continue Reading →

Developing the skills of the independent sector workforce

Scottish Care is the representative organisation for independent sector providers of care home and care at home/housing support services.  It has around 1,000 Care Inspectorate registered ... Continue Reading →

Are you an employer?

Compulsory registration is on its way – act now! More parts of the SSSC Register are becoming compulsory.  Your staff should apply for registration. If you have employees eligible ... Continue Reading →