Are you digitally savvy? Here’s 23 Things to help you

Do you use tablets or smartphones at work? Does your employer or the people you support expect you to know about digital technology and how to use it? Employers are asking workers to ... Continue Reading →

Our registration fees are increasing

SSSC registration fees will increase on 1 September 2017. We will send you an invoice at least one month before your annual or renewal fee is due. If your fee is due after 1 September ... Continue Reading →

SSSC announce Voluntary Sector Development Funding for 2017-18

We have taken over managing the Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) at the request of Scottish Government and would like to invite applications for 2017-18. VSDF supports a ... Continue Reading →

Where will your life changing career take you?

Do you want to develop a career in Scotland’s social services? Whether you are already working or just getting started our new interactive career pathways will help you uncover where ... Continue Reading →

Protecting children and young people – how our multi-professional resource can help you understand everyone’s roles

Professionals working together and understanding each other’s role plays a vital part in protecting children and young people and comes up as a critically important issues time and ... Continue Reading →

Care at home and housing support workers to register from October

Social service workers in care at home services and housing support services can apply to register with SSSC from 2 October 2017. With around 45,000 workers expected to register, it’s ... Continue Reading →

SSSC resources for dementia care

Do you know about our resources for people working with people who have dementia? We work with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and other partners to make sure social service workers ... Continue Reading →

Our new Learning Strategy 2017-20

We’ve published our Learning Strategy 2017-20 which outlines how we will work to support workforce development in social services over the next three years.  It describes our role ... Continue Reading →

New Palliative and End of Life Care learning and development framework

In partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) we’ve published Enriching and Improving Experience. Palliative and End of Life Care: A framework to support the learning and development ... Continue Reading →

Next steps for the Review of Social Work Education

The Review of Social Work Education (RSWE) will continue this year with the SSSC leading work on a number of the recommendations from phase two. As part of the RSWE we will: revise, ... Continue Reading →