Publications

Our workforce data, information and intelligence publications are all available from this section of the web-site.

Please note that there has been a change to the way in which the Scottish Social Services Council refers to the sector that it works within. Previous workforce intelligence reports and publications have used the terminology of ‘social services workforce’ and ‘social services sector’. This has now changed and the terminology used by the Scottish Social Services Council is now ‘social service workforce’ and ‘social service sector’. It should be noted that the Scottish Social Services Council regards the two terms as synonymous. The change does not indicate any change to the boundaries of the sector or to the areas of the SSSC’s responsibilities, these remain as before. It is simply a change to the language used.

September 2017

August 2017

Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2016

29 Aug 2017

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today published the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2016.

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April 2017

SVQs in the Scottish Social Service Sector 2015/16

28 Apr 2017

This report is one of a series of annual reports on Scottish Vocational Qualifications provision in Scotland, produced regularly for the purposes of workforce planning since 2006.

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March 2017

The Children's Services Workforce 2015

27 Mar 2017

This report looks in detail at the children's services workforce in Scotland. It supplements data already published in the Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2015 Workforce Data.

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January 2017

Staff retention – update

27 Jan 2017

This short report builds on the Experimental Statistics report published by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) on staff retention in March 2016 (available here).

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Whole time equivalent (WTE) data - update

27 Jan 2017

This short report builds on the Experimental Statistics report published by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) on whole time equivalents (WTEs) in March 2016 (available here).

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