Publications

Our workforce data, information and intelligence publications are all available from this section of the web-site. Immediately below are quick links to our most recent publications, followed by more detailed information on each publication.

 

Date Publication  
Dec 22 2021 Detailed workforce information  Here 
Nov 22 Staff vacancies in care services 2021  Here
Nov 22 The Adults' services workforce tables - 2021  Here
Oct 22 Local Authority Post Types 2021  Here
Oct 22 Interactive Social Worker Data Tool 2021  Here
Aug 22 Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2021 Workforce Data  Here
Aug 22 Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2021  Here
Aug 22 2021-2022 SVQ Tables  Here
Jul-22 2020 Children's Services Workforce Tables  Here
Jun-22 Residential Child Care report 2022  Here
Jan-22 Interactive Social Worker Data Tool 2020  Here
Dec-21 Staff vacancies in care services 2020 report  Here
Oct-21 2020 detailed workforce information  Here
Oct-21 Workforce Skills Report 2021  Here
Sep-21 The Adults' services workforce tables - 2020  Here
Sep-21  Local authority post types 2020  Here
Aug-21 Mental Health Officers time series data  Here
Aug-21 Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2020 Workforce Data  Here
Aug-21 Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2020  Here
Quarterly Registration and Early Learning and Childcare data ( last QTR to 03/10/2022)   Here

March 2016

Experimental Statistics: Whole Time Equivalent Data for the Scottish Social Service Workforce

21 Mar 2016

This report and our experimental statistics report on staff retention are the first in a new series of reports intended to explore and examine more fully the workforce data available to the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

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Experimental Statistics: Staff Retention in the Scottish Social Service Sector

21 Mar 2016

This report and our experimental statistics report on whole time equivalents are the first in a new series of reports intended to explore and examine more fully the workforce data available to the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

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Local authority post types 2008-2014

09 Mar 2016

These 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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SVQs in the Scottish Social Service Sector - report for 2012, 2013 and 2014

01 Mar 2016

Revised Publication

The SSSC has revised and republished the SVQs in the Scottish Social Service Sector report for 2012, 2013 and 2014. It was withdrawn in January 2016 following the identification of a data quality issue at the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) which affected the SVQ data for 2014.

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December 2015

2014 detailed workforce information

14 Dec 2015

This spreadsheet contains information about the Social Services
Workforce collected from services regulated by the Care Inspectorate
(via its Annual Returns in December) and from the annual December Local
Authority Social Work Services Staffing Return.

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August 2015