We regulate people working in social services to make sure that you can have confidence they have the right skills, values and training to do the job.
We consider concerns about registered workers and students or workers and students applying to register with us.
You can check if a person is registered by searching the Register or by calling us on 0345 60 30 891.
The Care Inspectorate regulates care services in Scotland. If you are unhappy about a care service, you can complain to them through their website or call them on 0345 600 9527.
This section provides information for survivors of child abuse while in care and their families or friends who may want to raise a concern about a social service worker.Find out more here
View the documents that set out how we carry out our regulatory function and provide guidance to decision makers on when to apply the different sanctions available to them.
Revised Codes of Practice came into effect on the 1st of November 2016. The Codes set out the standards of practice and behaviour expected of social services workers and their employers.
Read The Public Information Policy to see what information we publish in advance of our hearings, what we don’t and why.