Are you digitally savvy? Here’s 23 Things to help you

Do you use tablets or smartphones at work? Does your employer or the people you support expect you to know about digital technology and how to use it? Employers are asking workers to ... Continue Reading →

Do social service workers contribute to the economy?

The SSSC along with its partners in England, Wales and Northern Ireland want to find out how adult social care contributes to the economy across the UK nations. We all strongly believe ... Continue Reading →

What you told us when we asked ‘What matters to you?’

Earlier this month at an event in partnership with Scottish Care we asked the question ‘What matters to you?’ to the Scottish Care Palliative and End of Life Care for Care Homes ... Continue Reading →

Opportunities in social services

One of our Ambassadors for Careers in Care, Hazel Brannigan, a lecturer in health and social care at Fife College, tells us about how the role helps raise the profile of the many opportunities ... Continue Reading →

Where will your life changing career take you?

Do you want to develop a career in Scotland’s social services? Whether you are already working or just getting started our new interactive career pathways will help you uncover where ... Continue Reading →

SSSC resources for dementia care

Do you know about our resources for people working with people who have dementia? We work with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and other partners to make sure social service workers ... Continue Reading →

Our new Learning Strategy 2017-20

We’ve published our Learning Strategy 2017-20 which outlines how we will work to support workforce development in social services over the next three years.  It describes our role ... Continue Reading →

New Palliative and End of Life Care learning and development framework

In partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) we’ve published Enriching and Improving Experience. Palliative and End of Life Care: A framework to support the learning and development ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Social Services Expo 2017

13 June 2017, Crieff Hydro Learn about current innovation and best practice in Scotland’s social services at the Scottish Social Services Expo. The Expo is an exciting opportunity ... Continue Reading →

Could you help us protect the public?

We are looking for people to join the independent panels that hear our fitness to practise cases. People who currently work in social services and register with us and also people who ... Continue Reading →