Our registration fees are increasing

SSSC registration fees will increase on 1 September 2017. We will send you an invoice at least one month before your annual or renewal fee is due. If your fee is due after 1 September ... Continue Reading →

Do you work with young people beyond the age of 16 and into young adulthood?

We’ve had some questions about the registration requirements for workers and services that provide continuing care for young people over the age of 16 and under 26 years following ... Continue Reading →

Audrey Thomson from the SSSC, explains why we ask for certain types of qualifications, what’s involved in getting a qualification and what support is available

Why do we ask for the types of qualifications we do? For workers in care at home and housing support we ask they have or gain a qualification such as a SVQ Social Services and Healthcare ... Continue Reading →

Caron Duffus from SAMH explains what they’ve been doing to get ready for the SSSC Register opening for workers in care at home and housing support

Have you started to plan for supporting your staff to get qualified for the SSSC Register opening for workers in care at home and housing support? Caron Duffus, HR Business Partner ... Continue Reading →

Do you have a lot of applications to endorse? A two stage approach to endorsing applications can make the endorsement process simpler

  Some organisations are going to have large numbers of people to get registered from October so to help things run smoothly it is important to have as easy and efficient a process ... Continue Reading →

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 →