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We are the regulator for the social service workforce in Scotland


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.

December deadline for support workers in care at home and housing support applying for registration.

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.

Find out more about the deadline

Guides for employers

We have produced guides to help employers support workers through the registration process.

Access the guides here

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.

View the Codes of Practice

Search the Register

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