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 →
We have published the Standard for Residential Child Care with a foreword from Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald MSP.
In his foreword he says:
â€˜The challenges ... Continue Reading →
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has introduced a titling change to Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ).
Changes to titles began on 1 September 2016, however it is important ... Continue Reading →
Would you like more detailed workforce data on different parts of the social service workforce?
Due to increasing interest, we are holding a series of half day events to look ... Continue Reading →
The statistics show the number of mental health officers (MHO) has gone up by 2% to 670 in December 2015.
The increase comes following 2014 having the lowest number of MHOs since 2005. ... Continue Reading →
From 1 November 2016 we will change the way we regulate social service workers from a misconduct model of regulation to a fitness to practise model.
The key change is that under the ... Continue Reading →
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 →
We want to tell you about our latest Open Badges and answer some of your questions.
Open Badges are digital certificates recognising learning and achievement. We use them to help you ... Continue Reading →