Career resources

We have a number of useful resources to help you in your career in social services.

A career in social services – will give you information on starting a career in social work, social care and early years.  It also has information about how you can gain experience in the sector through volunteering.
A career in social services

What is a career in early years and child care, social work and social care workforce in Scotland.
Alliance Sector Skills Councils Scotland career information

List of contact details for universities in Scotland offering the degree in social work
List of university courses

List of contact details for colleges in Scotland offering social care and early years courses.
Scottish colleges contacts

Social services workforce in Scotland - is aimed at careers advisers, guidance staff, Jobcentre Plus, schools, colleges, training centres and employers delivering social services.
Social services workforce in Scotland

Got a question? Read our frequently asked questions (FAQs) about working in social services.
Careers booklet FAQs