Do you have an opinion on the National Living Wage?

The Low Pay Commission, the independent body that monitors the impact of the minimum wage and advises Government on its level, would like to hear from you. They are looking for evidence ... Continue Reading →

Review of hate crime legislation

Scottish Ministers have appointed Lord Bracadale to carry out an independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland. He is looking at the existing offences that come under the ... 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 →

NQSW research starts this February

A five-year national study of the experiences of newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) starts this month. We’ll ask all NQSWs who registered with us in 2016 to fill out an online ... Continue Reading →

We want your views on the draft palliative and end of life care framework

We are working with NHS Education for Scotland to develop a knowledge and skills framework for palliative and end of life care and want to gather views on the draft. We want to hear ... Continue Reading →

Calling all Dementia Ambassadors

Tell us how you are helping the people you support. Are you a Dementia Ambassador or do you have Dementia Ambassadors in your organisation? We are reviewing the work of Dementia Ambassadors, ... Continue Reading →

Making it easy for you to access digital knowledge

The Office of the Chief Social Work Adviser in Scottish Government would like to hear from all social service workers as part of their digital knowledge survey. To help plan to make ... Continue Reading →

Researchers to look at real-world experiences of new social workers

We have commissioned social work researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to carry out a five-year national study of the experiences of newly qualified social workers (NQSW) ... Continue Reading →

Community link worker survey

Can you help identify the number and range of community link worker (CLW) initiatives currently involving the third sector in Scotland? The Scottish Government has commissioned Voluntary ... Continue Reading →

SSSC registration fees consultation

Our consultation on the proposal to increase the fees we charge social service workers to register with us is now open. This consultation is relevant to all registrants, social service ... Continue Reading →