SSSC publishes annual report and accounts 2015/2016

The SSSC increased its Register of social service workers by more than 13,000 and consulted on both the review of the Codes of Practice (the set of national standards for all social ... Continue Reading →

Changes to the way we regulate

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 →

Treating people who use services with dignity and respect

Issue 4 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service workers and employers What do we mean by dignity and respect? People who use social services place their trust and ... Continue Reading →

An introduction to fitness to practise for employers

Issue 1 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service employers Our fitness to practise newsletters give you information about our processes and highlight particular issues. In ... Continue Reading →

An introduction to fitness to practise for social service workers

Issue 1 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service workers Our fitness to practise newsletters cover a range of subjects and give you information about our processes ... Continue Reading →

Issues around administration of medication

Issue 2 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service workers and employers  Many job roles in social services involve administering (or assisting with administering) medication ... Continue Reading →

Why is how social service workers behave outside of work important?

Issue 3 – Fitness to practise newsletter for social service workers and employers  It is important that all social service workers uphold public trust and confidence in social ... Continue Reading →

New resource to help make better decisions

We have launched a new learning resource to help workers make better decisions when faced with difficult situations in the workplace. Making better decisions is an online interactive ... Continue Reading →

Consultation on changes to our Registration and Fitness to Practise Rules and Decisions Guidance

We are now consulting on changes to our rules and the guidance that set out what decisions and sanctions our hearing panels can make. The rules are the main documents that set out the ... Continue Reading →

Sign up to our fitness to practise enewsletters

Would you like to receive our fitness to practise enewsletters? We send enewsletters focusing on fitness to practise to social service workers, employers and subscribers covering ... Continue Reading →