Strengthening leadership in social services

The Scottish Social Services Leadership Strategy Group launched a refreshed leadership strategy to continue the development of leadership in Scotland’s social services at a special ... Continue Reading →

Are you getting the most out of your supervision at work?

Our new learning resource offers you opportunities to explore your experiences and expectations of supervision and promotes good practice in supervision across social work and social ... Continue Reading →

Young people with care experience talk about their leadership

SSSC staff joined young people from Who Cares? Scotland on their residential weekend in April 2016 to deliver a workshop focusing on young people’s leadership and that of the ... Continue Reading →

How CALA use mentoring to support their work

Fiona Morrison, Childhood Practice Manager at the Care and Learning Alliance (CALA), a third sector early learning and child care organisation, talks about her experience of mentoring ... Continue Reading →

Promoting leadership and working together to achieve better outcomes for carers and young carers

We have linked the Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) framework to the six leadership capabilities to support workers to promote leadership to achieve better outcomes for carers and young ... Continue Reading →

One year on – Anna Fowlie reflects on what it means to be a corporate parent

Our chief executive, Anna Fowlie recently shared with Who Cares? Scotland what it means for the SSSC to be a corporate parent. Read her blog post here. It has been exactly a year since ... Continue Reading →

Promoting leadership in dementia practice

We have published Promoting leadership in dementia practice illustrating connections that social service workers can make between their dementia learning and the six leadership capabilities. The ... Continue Reading →

Leading the way for early learning and child care

Everyone working in early learning and child care are important leaders for the children they work with, their families and colleagues. That was the message at a leadership event for ... Continue Reading →

SSSC help communities learn with peer support networks

We are working with health and social care partnerships across Scotland to support the learning and development of the workforce as they move towards integrated services. Working with ... Continue Reading →

New middle manager leadership learning framework

A new framework to support the leadership learning of middle managers is now available on the Step into Leadership website. The framework was commissioned by the SSSC in response to ... Continue Reading →