News

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

Publication of 2016 LA post type data

06 Oct 2017

We are pleased to announce that the breakdown of LA post types for 2016 was published on Friday 6th 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 2016 Workforce Data Report

14 Sep 2017

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2016 Workforce Data was published on 14 September 2017 (available here).

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Announcement of publication date for the Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2016 Workforce Data

11 Sep 2017

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 Thursday 14th September 2017 on the SSSC workforce data website.

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Publication of 2016 MHO data tables as part of time series data

29 Aug 2017

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 MHO workforce data tables and charts have been published as addenda to the full time series data (click here):

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Publication of 2016 MHO Report

29 Aug 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) 2016 Report was published on Tuesday 29th August 2017 (available here).

For more information, please contact Phil McNicol, Data Researcher at 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 Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2016

02 Aug 2017

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 Tuesday 29th August 2017 on the SSSC workforce data website.

Last year’s report is available on the site here: Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2015

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