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A register for the future consultation

This consultation sets out our proposals to improve and streamline the way people apply to register with us. We are proposing changes to the Register, to our processes and to the qualifications we accept for registration.

Read more about the consultation


Whether you are an employer, registered worker or someone looking to apply find out more about Registration here.


Sign in to your MySSSC account to keep your details up to date. You can also create an account and apply for registration.

Supporting the workforce

Discover how our work supports your learning and development and employers. You can also get free learning resources.

Careers and education

If you’re looking for a career for life which makes a positive difference, then a job in social services could be for you. Get more information on careers and education.


Find out more about the SSSC, our Codes of Practice, how we are organised and our workforce data role here.

Fitness to practise

Read about our fitness to practise process, worker and employer responsibilities and how to make a complaint about a worker.

The Codes of Practice for Social Service Workers and Employers

The Codes of Practice for Social Service Workers and Employers (the Codes) set out the behaviours and values expected of social service workers and their employers.

If you require text transcripts of any of our videos, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

View the Codes of Practice

Search the Register

Check the registration status of a social worker or social care worker employed in Scotland

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