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 →

Achieving best outcomes for survivors: trauma training framework consultation

The Scottish Government has commissioned NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to develop a National Training Framework for Trauma and Complex Trauma. NES is holding a consultation event ... Continue Reading →

Consultation on the Standards in Social Work Education  

We have revised the Standards in Social Work Education (SISWE), which underpin social work degree programmes in Scotland, to make sure they reflect the many changes in social work practice ... 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 →

New National Health and Social Care Standards consultation

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 →

Palliative and end of life care learning needs consultation events

Are you involved in the care of, or come into contact with, people with palliative and end of life care needs or their family and carers? If you do, we would like to invite you to a ... Continue Reading →