Announcement of publication date for the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2015

18 Jul 2016

The SSSC is pleased to announce that its annual report on those working as Mental Health Officers in Scotland will be published at 9:30am on Monday 29th August 2016 on the SSSC workforce data website. Last year’s report is available on the site here site at: Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2014.

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New Workforce Skills Survey

04 Jul 2016

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 work to produce a new Workforce Skills Report (WSR) which examines the demand for skills within the sector as well as the supply of skills to it. The aim is to help ensure that the provision of skills better meets demand. The work will look at current needs and provision as well as future demands. Copies of previous WSRs are available here:

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Report on SVQs in the Scottish Social Service Sector 2015 Published

17 May 2016

The seventh in a series of annual reports on Scottish Vocational Qualifications provision in Scotland, produced regularly for the purposes of workforce planning has been published and can be downloaded here.

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