New report shows the progress of the social service workforce in Scotland

The report gives an up to date picture of social service workforce regulation and workforce improvement, highlighting the progress towards a trusted, skilled and valued workforce. This ... Continue Reading →

Working together to improve quality of care

SSSC Chief Executive Anna Fowlie and Convener Jim McGoldrick visited the General Medical Council’s fitness to practise offices in Manchester to help build better relationships between ... Continue Reading →

SSSC move to fitness to practise webinar

Join our live webinars about the move to fitness to practise. We are currently consulting on changes to the way that we regulate the social service workforce and would like to invite ... Continue Reading →

SSSC to visit Stornoway

We are holding a pop-up event at Bayhead Bridge Centre, Stornaway on Thursday 17 September from 10.00am to 3.00pm to give social service employers and workers, people who use social ... Continue Reading →

Meet the SSSC at our registered worker events

Come along  and find out our latest developments in registration and fitness to practise.  Take this opportunity to meet us and get your questions answered. Each event will have ... Continue Reading →

Sign up to our newsletters

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 →

Meet the SSSC at our employer events

Come along  and find out our latest developments in registration and fitness to practise.  Take this opportunity to meet us and get your questions answered. Each event will have ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Social Services Council annual report and accounts 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014 published today

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today released its annual report and accounts. This report provides an overview of our work in 2013/14 and how we have managed our resources ... Continue Reading →

Update on SSSC fitness to practise consultation

Our consultation on moving to a fitness to practise model of regulation ended in October 2013.  (For more information see our article from February 2014.)  Responses were overwhelmingly ... Continue Reading →

Your fitness to practise as a worker in a care home service for adults

Do you own or manage a care home service for adults?  Do you work in a care home service for adults?  Are you thinking about a career in the sector? The SSSC has been registering ... Continue Reading →