Care at home and housing support workers to register from October

Social service workers in care at home services and housing support services can apply to register with SSSC from 2 October 2017. With around 45,000 workers expected to register, it’s ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Employers, get your staff to check their emails

It’s important that your staff check their emails from us. If they don’t, they might miss vital reminders or information about their registration. What we send by email We send ... 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 →

New staff? They need to register now!

Did you know new workers need to register with us within six months of their start date? Registration can take up to 60 days from when we receive an application. There are a few reasons ... Continue Reading →

Housing support and care at home workers to register

Workers in care at home and housing support services can apply for registration from October 2017. We’re telling you about this now so that you can start planning for registration ... Continue Reading →

Are you employed in more than one role?

If you’re employed in more than one social service role, on two different parts of our Register, you need to register both roles with us. What’s changed? Until now, when workers ... Continue Reading →

Working to improve literacy with life stories

To support social service workers who have problems with literacy and whose first language is not English, we will be working in partnership with the Workers’ Educational Association ... Continue Reading →