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

Publication of 2021 Workforce Data Report

30 Aug 2022

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2021 Workforce Data was published on 30 August 2022 (available here).

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Publication of the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2021

23 Aug 2022

We are pleased to announce that the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) 2021 Report was published on Tuesday 23rd August 2022 (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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Announcement of a rescheduled publication date for the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2021

09 Aug 2022

We are rescheduling the publication of the MHO report from August 16th this year to August 23rd. This is because of an unanticipated issue in completing an element of the quality assurance process this year. That work is now completing and as a result the report will now be published at 9.30am on Tuesday 23rd August. If you have any questions about this delay please contact me, Mike Docherty, Workforce Intelligence Manager via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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Announcement of publication date for the Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2021 Workforce Data

02 Aug 2022

We are pleased to announce that the Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2021 Workforce Data will be published on Tuesday 30th August at 9.30am.

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

Last year’s report is available on the site at: Scottish Social Service Sector: Report 2020 Workforce Data.

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Interactive social worker data tool 2020 update published

20 Jan 2022

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 the Staff vacancies in care services 2020 report

09 Dec 2021

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have published new figures on the levels of staff vacancies in Scotland’s social care services.

As with the previous reports, this report provides a national overview of vacancies and recruitment difficulties reported by care services to the Care Inspectorate, the body which registers and inspects all social care services.

The report is available here.

 

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