Announcements

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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Publication of 2020 detailed workforce information

28 Oct 2021

We are pleased to announce that the detailed workforce information for 2020 was published on Thursday 28th September 2021.

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Publication of the 2021 Workforce Skills Report

06 Oct 2021

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

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Publication of the Adults' services workforce tables - 2020

21 Sep 2021

We are pleased to announce the publication today of the tables and charts for the Adults' services for 2020. The Adults' services tables are available here 

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