News

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

Interactive social worker data tool 2017 update published

26 Oct 2018

We have recently released an update to the Excel based Social Worker Data Tool (available here). The aim of this tool is to make the information on practising Social Workers employed by local authorities more accessible.

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Publication of 2017 LA post type data

26 Oct 2018

We are pleased to announce that the breakdown of LA post types for 2017 was published on Friday 26th October (available here). The spreadsheets present headcount and WTE (whole time equivalent) data of all filled posts in local authority social work services where those employed do not work in a registered care service. This therefore covers staff working primarily in field social work services.

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Publication of 2017 detailed workforce information

03 Oct 2018

We are pleased to announce that the detailed workforce information for 2017 was published on Wednesday 3rd October (available here).

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Publication of 2017 MHO Report

31 Aug 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) 2017 Report was published on Tuesday 31st August 2018 (available here).

For more information, please contact Zara Gall, Data Researcher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Publication of 2017 Workforce Data Report

29 Aug 2018

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2017 Workforce Data was published on 29 August 2018 (available here).

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Announcement of publication date for the Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2017 Workforce Data

30 Jul 2018

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 29th August 2018 on the SSSC workforce data website.

Last year’s report is available on the site at: Scottish Social Service Sector: Report 2016 Workforce Data.

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