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

2013 Workforce Data Report published

30 Sep 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Workforce Data Report was published on 30th September 2014 (available here).

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2013 MHO Report published

25 Sep 2014

We are pleased to announce that the Mental Health Officers' 2013 report was published on Thursday 25th September 2014 (available here).

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Publication date set for 2013 workforce data report

02 Sep 2014

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Social Services Sector: Report on 2013 Workforce Data will be published on Tuesday 30 September 2014. It will appear on the Scottish Social Services Council Workforce Data website ( at 9.30am.

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SSSC Workforce Data Site Evaluation

08 Jul 2014

When the SSSC launched this site in November last year we promised that we would undertake a review of the site after it had been running for 6 months.


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Revision to 2012 detailed workforce data

15 Sep 2013

Minor formatting and labelling issues were identified in the 2012 detailed workforce information. The issue affects the "LA SWS Table" tab for the rows between Orkney Islands and South Lanarkshire. Some of the Local Authority and Location/Activity labels do not align with the data correctly which gives misleading results. The "LA SWS Data" tab is not affected by this issue.

The file was corrected and can be downloaded from the 2012 detailed workforce information page.

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Planning for the future: a skilled social service workforce is essential

07 Jan 2013

Scotland’s employers must plan for a flexible skilled workforce to be able to deliver high quality services in a climate of financial pressures and growing demand.

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