Tag Archives: workforce

2021-22 Voluntary Sector Development Fund open


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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