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Registration changed on 3 June 2024

We've changed registration so it is simple, easy to understand and people know the benefits and value of being registered.

Most changes happened automatically and if you are already registered you didn’t need to do anything, we made the changes for you.

Find out what’s changed



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.

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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