Tag Archives: workforce

2021-22 Voluntary Sector Development Fund open

07/07/21

Applications to the 2021-22 Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) are now open. The fund, administered by the SSSC,... Read More

Survey – Experience of LFT in Social Care

19/05/21

Scottish Government is inviting social care workers to fill out a short survey about the experience of Lateral... Read More

COVID-19 Local Mobilisation Funding for social care to continue to end of March 2021

09/12/20

The Scottish Government has announced the extension of the sustainability funding to the end of March 2021.  A... Read More
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Voluntary Sector Development Fund 2020

27/07/20

Applications to the 2020-21 Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) are now open. It supports voluntary sector organisations providing... Read More

The latest HSP guidance COVID -19: Information and Guidance for Social, Community and Residential Care Settings

11/06/20

Revised 11th June 2020 Health Protection Scotland (part of Public Health Scotland) has issued revised guidance for community... Read More

A national approach to Social Care staffing shortages

05/05/20

Update 5th May 2020: The SSSC have issued updated guidance for Employers using the Recruitment Portal for Social... Read More
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Pay rise for some social care workers from 1st April

05/05/20

The Scottish Government has committed to funding an increase in social care workers hourly rate by 3.3% to... Read More

2017 Scottish Social Service Workforce Data Report

29/08/18

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) published the 2017 Workforce Data Report today. The report shows that the... Read More

The Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) – apply for funding now to assist staff obtain required qualifications

13/07/16

The Scottish Government have confirmed the VSDF will be available again this year to support a range of... Read More
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Registration – shaping the future, reshaping care?

05/12/14

The SSSC want to find out how registration is making a difference and what has been working well... Read More