The Code of Practice for Social Service Workers describe the standards of professional conduct and practice required of social service workers as they go about their daily work.
The Codes of Practice form part of the wider package of legislation, practice standards and employers' policies and procedures that social service workers must meet. Social service workers are responsible for making sure that their conduct does not fall below the standards set out and that no action or omission on their part harms the well being of service users.
Social service workers must:
The SSSC expects social service workers to meet the Codes of Practice and may take action if registered workers fail to do so.