The social services sector – key workforce data sources

25 Mar 2010

Intelligence, issue two. Good labour market information is vital for employers providing social services as it highlights key issues and is essential to plan for the social services workforce for the future. The data plays an important role in helping employers to undertake effective workforce planning and to improve their benchmarking processes.

This edition of Intelligence provides the key sources of data available on the Scottish social services workforce. We hope you find this bulletin informative and if you have any comments or feedback please contact Neil Macleod at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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These Intelligence bulletins from the Scottish Social Services Council, as part of Skills for Care and Development, will let you find out more about the workforce and help plan the Scottish social services workforce for the future.

Skills for Care and Development is the sector skills council for social care, children and young people’s workforce in the UK.

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