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

Publication of SSSC registration data

01 Apr 2020

We are pleased to announce that we now publish data from the SSSC register on this site.

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Publication of the Staff vacancies in care services 2018 report

02 Mar 2020

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 report, 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 the 2018 Adults' Services workforce in Scotland tables

03 Feb 2020

These tables look in detail at the adults' services workforce in Scotland. They supplement data already published in the Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2018 Workforce Data.

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Interactive social worker data tool 2018 update published

20 Dec 2019

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 2018 LA post type data

19 Dec 2019

We are pleased to announce that the breakdown of LA post types for 2018 was published on Thursday 19th December (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 2018 detailed workforce information

17 Dec 2019

We are pleased to announce that the detailed workforce information for 2018 was published on Tuesday 17th December, available here.

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