Our learning resources – helping you in your role in children’s services

Did you know we produce lots of free and easy to use resources that can help develop your skills? As a worker in children’s services you need to be skilled and competent to meet the ... Continue Reading →

Our learning resources – helping you in your social work role

Did you know we produce lots of free and easy to use resources that can help develop your skills? As a social worker or social work student you need to be skilled and competent to meet ... Continue Reading →

Strengthening leadership in social services

The Scottish Social Services Leadership Strategy Group launched a refreshed leadership strategy to continue the development of leadership in Scotland’s social services at a special ... Continue Reading →

Are you getting the most out of your supervision at work?

Our new learning resource offers you opportunities to explore your experiences and expectations of supervision and promotes good practice in supervision across social work and social ... Continue Reading →

New Coaching Learning Resource

We have published a new learning resource to support individuals and organisations who are interested in developing a coaching approach on our Step into Leadership website. It provides ... Continue Reading →

Young people with care experience talk about their leadership

SSSC staff joined young people from Who Cares? Scotland on their residential weekend in April 2016 to deliver a workshop focusing on young people’s leadership and that of the ... Continue Reading →

How CALA use mentoring to support their work

Fiona Morrison, Childhood Practice Manager at the Care and Learning Alliance (CALA), a third sector early learning and child care organisation, talks about her experience of mentoring ... Continue Reading →

Promoting leadership and working together to achieve better outcomes for carers and young carers

We have linked the Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) framework to the six leadership capabilities to support workers to promote leadership to achieve better outcomes for carers and young ... Continue Reading →

Promoting leadership in dementia practice

We have published Promoting leadership in dementia practice illustrating connections that social service workers can make between their dementia learning and the six leadership capabilities. The ... Continue Reading →

New middle manager leadership learning framework

A new framework to support the leadership learning of middle managers is now available on the Step into Leadership website. The framework was commissioned by the SSSC in response to ... Continue Reading →