Welcome to the SSSC

We are working to raise standards of practice, strengthen and support the professionalism of the social service workforce and increase the protection of people who use social services.


Our work means the people of Scotland can count on social services being provided by a trusted, skilled and confident workforce.

How can we help you?

Continuous Learning Framework

The Continuous Learning Framework (CLF) sets out what people working in social services need to be able to do their jobs well now and in the future and what their employer needs to do to support them.

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Step into Leadership

Whatever your role in social services, the Step into leadership website will help you find resources and information to develop your leadership skills.

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Workforce Solutions

Workforce solutions has been developed to support employers to meet their obligations in relation to workfroce development.

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Keep up to date with the latest news from the SSSC

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Workforce Data

As an official statistics provider, the SSSC publishes data on the social services workforce in Scotland.

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Care Accolades

Launched by the SSSC in 20014, the Care Accolades celebrates and promotes excellent practice and workforce development in social services.

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