Scottish Social Services Workforce Data

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Workforce Skills Report 2021

20 May 2024

The Workforce Skills Report 2021 looks at the current provision of qualifications for the social work, social care and early years workforce, demand for qualifications and how they meet current skills needs. It also looks at barriers to undertaking...

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Workforce Skills Report 2016/2017

20 May 2024

The Workforce Skills Report for 2017 is available from the main SSSC website here: Workforce Skills Report 2016-17

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Workforce skills report 2011/2012

20 May 2024

This workforce skills report has been produced by the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC). The SSSC is the regulator for the social services workforce in Scotland.

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Workforce skills reports 2013/2014

20 May 2024

The aim of the Workforce Skills Reports (WSRs) is to bring together data on the sector's workforce, uptake of relevant qualifications, and data on service users along with broader information on drivers of change (e.g. developments in policy) in order...

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Differences between registration and workforce data

20 May 2024

Workforce Data and Registration Data The SSSC has two main sets of data on people working in the social service sector in Scotland. The first is usually referred to by us as the ‘workforce’ data and the second as the ‘registration’ data. Before looking...

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Differences between registration and workforce data

20 May 2024

Workforce Data and Registration Data The SSSC has two main sets of data on people working in the social service sector in Scotland. The first is usually referred to by us as the ‘workforce’ data and the second as the ‘registration’ data. Before looking...

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Publication of the 2021 Workforce Skills Report

20 May 2024

We are pleased to announce the publication today of the 2021 Workforce Skills Report - available here

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Workforce skills reports

20 May 2024

Background to Workforce Skills Reports As part of the Sector Skills Council, Skills for Care & Development (SfCD), the SSSC has been involved in analysing supply and demand of skills to the sector since 2007. The first such analysis was the Sector...

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Workforce Intelligence Newsletter October 2021

20 May 2024

Workforce Intelligence Newsletter October 2021 Welcome to the first of our new blog posts by the Workforce Intelligence (WI) team. The purpose of these posts is to update you with news about the latest publications, data sets and to provide further...

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New Workforce Skills Survey

20 May 2024

What skills do workers in social services need? Is the training available and easy to access? What is your experience of finding skilled staff? Do you expect skills needs to change in the future? The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is beginning...

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The social services workforce in Scotland

20 May 2024

Intelligence, issue seven.This bulletin provides the most up-to-date information on the Social Services in Scotland workforce and outlines the size and nature of the sector as of December 2010.

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Scottish social services sector: report on 2008 workforce data

20 May 2024

This report brings together data on the social services sector’s workforce from two key sources to provide an up to date picture of those in paid employment in the sector, whether employed by a public, private or voluntary service provider.

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What we are working on

20 May 2024

Here is what we've been working on during 2023/24: The majority of our reports and data sets are published annually while a small number of our reports and data sets are published more frequently (e.g. quarterly SSSC registration data) or are just...

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The use of technology in service delivery and workforce developments

20 May 2024

SSSC Vision, issue five. Technology has a vital role to play in the development of the social service workforce. This briefing considers the use of technology in social services and the implications for the workforce. It focuses on the use of telecare...

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Planning for the future: a skilled social service workforce is essential

20 May 2024

Scotland’s employers must plan for a flexible skilled workforce to be able to deliver high quality services in a climate of financial pressures and growing demand.

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Social service workforce perceptions

20 May 2024

SSSC Vision, issue three. There are a range of myths about the social services workforce. For example many people outside social services think it is staffed by volunteers or all workers are employed by the local authority or that the vast majority of...

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Our role

20 May 2024

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has responsibility for publishing data and intelligence on the workforce in the social service sector in Scotland. This responsibility was delegated to the SSSC in 2001 by Scottish Ministers under the...

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Developing a skilled social services workforce in a challenging economic climate

20 May 2024

SSSC Vision, issue two. This briefing focuses on some of the challenges around developing a skilled social services workforce in a challenging economic climate.

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How this website can help you

20 May 2024

Scottish Social Services Workforce Data is a unique, free to use, online resource providing you with all the workforce data and reports that the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) publish on the social services sector in Scotland. All our data...

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Sector Skills Agreement for the Scottish social services sector

20 May 2024

In 2007-2008 each Sector Skills Council was required to undertake a Sector Skills Agreement (SSA). The Scottish Social Services Council, as part of Skills for Care and Development, produced one for the Scottish social services sector. The SSA consisted...

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