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January 2019

Staff vacancies in care services 2017 report

16 Jan 2019

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have today 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 introduces for the first time data on the actual number of vacancies services have, held by the SSSC, the social service workforce regulator.

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August 2018

Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2017

31 Aug 2018

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) today published the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2017.

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June 2018

The Economic Value of Adult Social Care

07 Jun 2018

Adult social care contributes £3.4b to Scottish economy

The adult social care sector contributes £3.4 billion to the Scottish economy, a new report into the economic impact of the sector has found. The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) published the report today, at the same time as the UK, England, Northern Ireland and Wales published similar reports.

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December 2017

Workforce Skills Report 2016/2017

12 Dec 2017

The Workforce Skills Report for 2017 is available from the main SSSC website here: Workforce Skills Report 2016-17

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September 2017