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Support workers in care at home and housing support services need to apply for registration with us by 13 December 2019 to guarantee their application is processed before the mandatory date for registration.
We have produced guides to help employers support workers through the registration process.
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.
Check the registration status of a social worker or social care worker employed in Scotland
Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Children and Young People has announced the appointment of Julie Grace, Lynne Huckerby, Peter Murray, Rona King and Russell Pettigrew as SSSC Council Members.
Published on 11 September 2019
We’ve produced a series of new guides for employers that they can use to support their care at home and housing support workers when they apply for SSSC registration.
Published on 30 August 2019
After six years, Jim McGoldrick is set to retire from his post as Convener of the SSSC at the end of August as his term comes to an end. Jim joined the organisation in 2013, bringing with him a wealth of experience across several sectors including health. During his time at the SSSC, Jim has seen significant developments both for the organisation and its staff and across the social service sector.
Published on 29 August 2019
Free event for workers engaging in improvement activity. This workforce development day aims to bring together Scottish social service workers who are, or need to be, engaged in quality improvement.
Published on 03 September 2019