New guidance designed to support employers recruiting social service staff is now available.Â
Employers of social service workers need to meet the relevant National Care Standards ... Continue Reading →
The Scottish Government would like to hear your views on the draft National Health and Social Care Standards (the Standards).
From spring 2018, the new Standards will set out what we ... Continue Reading →
From 1 November 2016 the registration period for all workers will be five years, with the exception of social workers whose three year registration period will remain.
Who does this ... Continue Reading →
The SSSC and the Care Inspectorate are working together to update the Scottish Governmentâ€™s national guidance on the recruitment of people who work with people who use social services ... Continue Reading →
We have developed two new videos to help explain who we are and what we do.
The Who we are video is aimed at new staff joining the social service workforce and people who use services ... Continue Reading →
Nearly 100 of Scotlandâ€™s Dementia Ambassadors wereÂ in Edinburgh onÂ Friday 4 March to celebrate their role in leading learning for working with people living with dementia. They ... Continue Reading →
We have published a new booklet The impact of Promoting Excellence in social service settings with support from Scottish Care, the Care Inspectorate and six social care organisations.
It ... Continue Reading →
As well as embracing Promoting Excellence the Care Inspectorate has invested in a wide programme of collaborative work to improve awareness of dementia.
Â This includes raising awareness ... Continue Reading →
New training and induction programme to be introduced.
Childminders will be central to the delivery of the Scottish Governmentâ€™s massive expansion of childcare in both nurseries ... Continue Reading →