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 →

How do others view your leadership? A new Open Badge to support leadership is now available

We’ve recently produced an Open Badge for the leadership capability feedback tool found within our Step into Leadership website. The tool is the most popular resource on Step into ... Continue Reading →

Working with personal outcomes: what keeps you going?

An event for workers in health and social care Building practice around personal outcomes is a process of change not a quick fix. So what keeps you going? What enables you to continue ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors take the lead in dementia practice

September saw the start of a series of exciting learning events for Dementia Ambassadors and Dementia Champions to highlight the positive impact which leadership can have in social ... Continue Reading →

How can a coaching approach motivate and inspire others?

Motivating and inspiring others is an effective part of good leadership. How a coaching approach inspires and motivates others was the topic of discussion at two recent events held ... Continue Reading →

Four Seasons Health Care promote community connections

It’s been a busy springtime for many of the 140 Dementia Ambassadors working at care homes and specialist dementia units run by Four Seasons Health Care.  One of their first Ambassadors ... Continue Reading →

Mentoring to support practice

The benefits of mentoring for both mentors and those being mentored were highlighted at a series of recent events delivered by the SSSC.  The three events focussed on how mentoring ... Continue Reading →

Coaching and developing frontline leaders

Social service organisations across Scotland are increasingly using coaching and mentoring as a means of supporting professional learning and development.  Anne Tavendale, SSSC Adviser, ... Continue Reading →

Supporting carers as leaders

We recently delivered a joint event focusing on how workers can support carers to be leaders with our colleagues from Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) . It was one of a series of leadership ... Continue Reading →