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The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) says responsibility for social work and social care qualifications must remain within its remit to ensure regulation remains independent. This is one of the main points of the SSSC response to the Scottish Government’s National Care Service consultation.
Published on 02 November 2021
The professionalism, values and commitment of the social work, social care and early years workforce will be celebrated over the coming year as the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) marks its 20th anniversary.
Published on 14 October 2021
Our online event aims to support NQSWs meet their CPL registration requirements by providing information about the requirements, offering useful tips and highlighting the pitfalls to avoid. We will also showcase useful resources.
Published on 15 November 2021
Our Council meetings will now be held by live video streaming. Meetings start 10am.
Published on 10 February 2021
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