Publications

Our workforce data, information and intelligence publications are all available from this section of the web-site.

May 2020

Provisional official statistics on the Scottish social service workforce 2019

18 May 2020

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today published provisional Official Statistics on the social service workforce.

This is the first occasion that the SSSC has published provisional Official Statistics and we have done this to support planning for registered care services and local authority social work services in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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April 2020

The Children's Services Workforce 2018 Tables.

08 Apr 2020

These tables look in detail at the children's services workforce in Scotland. 

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March 2020

Staff vacancies in care services 2018 report

08 Mar 2020

In January 2020 the Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) 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. It also includes data on vacancies as a percentage of whole time equivalent (WTE) as a proportion of total WTE workforce held by the SSSC.

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February 2020

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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November 2019

August 2019

Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2018

16 Aug 2019

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today published the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2018.

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