What happens when an application for registration is withdrawn or rejected?

Helping you manage registration for your workers We will tell you when applications for registration are withdrawn or rejected. When we make a decision to withdraw or reject an application ... Continue Reading →

Review of the Scottish Government’s safer recruitment guidance

The SSSC and the Care Inspectorate are working together to update the Scottish Government’s national guidance on the recruitment of people who work with people who use social services ... Continue Reading →

Does your organisation have an SSSC countersignatory?

All new applications must be endorsed by a countersignatory so all organisations need to have one.  Over 80% of social service organisations have an SSSC countersignatory and most ... Continue Reading →

Your registration certificate

Did you know that you can view and print your SSSC registration certificate at any time on MySSSC? This means you can provide an up to date, valid registration certificate to your ... Continue Reading →

Living Wage Week 2015

Living Wage week 2015 runs from 1 to 7 November.  The week is a UK-wide celebration of the living wage and living wage employers. Could you be a living wage employer?   Employers ... Continue Reading →

Condition for registation not met?

When a worker applies for registration and they don’t have the right qualification we can grant registration with the condition that they gain the qualification within a set timescale. There ... Continue Reading →

Developing evidence-enriched practice in health and social care with older people

A Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) as released its findings from a project which looked at how evidence can be used to enrich practice, based on research from the JRF A Better Life ... Continue Reading →

Halfway to living wage target

West Lothian nursery is 250th Scottish organisation to be accredited. Scotland is well on track to having 500 living wage-accredited employers by March 2016 with a further milestone ... Continue Reading →

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Would you like to receive our monthly newsletters? Each month, we send newsletters to social service workers, employers and subscribers to keep up to date with news and events ... Continue Reading →

Take on a young person – you’ll be amazed what you get in return

There’s lots of help for businesses in Scotland to attract, recruit, train and pay young people. From arranging quality short term work placements to creating full time jobs, there’s ... Continue Reading →