News

On this page you can find announcements about publication dates and updates about our work.

Publication of 2015 detailed workforce information

01 Sep 2016

We are pleased to announce that the detailed workforce information for 2015 was published on Thursday 1st September (available here).

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Publication of 2015 Workforce Data Report

31 Aug 2016

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2015 Workforce Data was published on 31st August 2016 (available here).

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Change to naming of Eilean Siar (Western Isles)

30 Aug 2016

Previously, the Western Isles council area was referred to in Gaelic as Eilean Siar as encouraged by government guidance. New guidance advises that it should now be Na h-Eileanan Siar. We now use this name in our publications; previous publications will not be amended unless they are updated as part of a time series, for example the interactive visualisations. As a result of this change, the area now appears between Moray and North Ayrshire in tables and charts.

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Publication of 2015 MHO Report

29 Aug 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) 2015 Report was published on Monday 29th August 2016 (available here).

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Announcement of publication date for the Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2015 Workforce Data

20 Jul 2016

The SSSC is pleased to announce that its annual report on those working in social services in Scotland will be published at 9:30am on Wednesday 31st August 2016 on the SSSC workforce data website. Last year’s report is available on the site at: Scottish Social Service Sector: Report 2014 Workforce Data

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Announcement of publication date for the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2015

18 Jul 2016

The SSSC is pleased to announce that its annual report on those working as Mental Health Officers in Scotland will be published at 9:30am on Monday 29th August 2016 on the SSSC workforce data website. Last year’s report is available on the site here site at: Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2014.

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