How up to date is your registration?

When you register with us, there are up to 5 things you need to do to keep your registration up to date. Keep us informed It’s important you tell us about changes in your circumstances. ... Continue Reading →

Newly qualified social workers – applying for registration

Newly qualified social workers (NQSW) have six months from the date they start their first social work role to complete their SSSC registration.  However, as a NQSW you don’t need ... Continue Reading →

Is your registration due for renewal?

For workers in adult’s and children’s services registration lasts for five years. Social workers are registered for three years and students do not renew their registration. One ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Changes to the length of registration periods

From 1 November 2016 the registration period for all workers will be five years, with the exception of social workers whose three year registration period will remain. Who does this ... 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 →

Post registration training and learning feature

Everyone registered with the SSSC has to meet post registration training and learning (PRTL) requirements. Writing about your training and submitting your form to us makes sure you ... Continue Reading →

Keeping your registration up to date

Have you checked your MySSSC lately? It’s a good idea to log into your MySSSC account periodically so you’re aware of deadlines relating to your registration and also ... Continue Reading →

New guidance to accompany the enhanced dementia resource

New guidance is now available for trainers working with newly qualified social workers (NQSW), social workers and other professionals who work in adult care and community care settings, ... Continue Reading →

New course available for workers supporting people living with and beyond cancer

From September 2014 a new module will be available from the Cancer Education Team at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU). The course, Supporting patients living with and beyond cancer, was ... Continue Reading →