Are you a newly qualified social worker? Remember your PRTL

If you registered as a newly qualified social worker in the last year remember you need to carry out 144 hours of post registration training and learning (PRTL). At least 30 hours ... Continue Reading →

Deadline looming for registration of supervisors in housing support and care at home services

Supervisors in housing support and care at home services must apply to register by 31 December 2016. All supervisors must be registered by 30 June 2017. We have set the deadline date ... Continue Reading →

Does your worker have a registration condition?

When a registrant completes a qualification that meets the condition on their registration they need to send us a verified photocopy of the qualification gained or upload it to their ... Continue Reading →

Have you registered in the last year?

Remember to pay your annual fee. If you’re newly registered it’s important you remember to pay your annual fee. If you don’t, your registration will lapse and you will not be ... Continue Reading →

Are you a social worker who works in a care service?

Do you know that if you are a qualified social worker who works in a social service, for example as a manager of a care home for adults or a residential child care worker, you must ... Continue Reading →

Changes to our Registration Rules

Our Registration Rules (the Rules) have been updated. The Rules set out how we go about registering people working in social services.  There are changes that may affect you. We are ... Continue Reading →

Does your organisation have an SSSC countersignatory?

All new applications must be endorsed by a countersignatory so all organisations need to have one.  Over 80% of social service organisations have an SSSC countersignatory and most ... Continue Reading →

Your registration certificate

Did you know that you can view and print your SSSC registration certificate at any time on MySSSC? This means you can provide an up to date, valid registration certificate to your ... Continue Reading →

New requirements for endorsing applications

From 1 December 2015 all applications for registration must be endorsed by a countersignatory already approved by the SSSC. After 1 December 2015, if an application is submitted to ... Continue Reading →

Are your workers registered?

If a new employee is working in a role that requires them to be registered, they must be registered within six months of their start date.  It can take up to 60 working days to process ... Continue Reading →