Scottish Social Services Workforce Data
What we do
We have a responsibility for workforce data and intelligence. The aim of our work is to provide information for Scottish Ministers as required and to produce workforce data, information and intelligence for employers and other stakeholders that supports the development of the sector.
What we are working on
Here you can find information about what we are working on and the dates of our future publications and meetings.
The Core Minimum Data Set (CMDS)
The SSSC has responsibility for and authorship of the CMDS which was created in 2004 to address the need for standard workforce data covering the whole of the sector, using common data standards for key or core data items.
What it means to be an Official Statistics and National Statistics provider
We have responsibilities as a producer of Official and National Statistics. Find out more about our practice in relation to quality assuring data, revisions and corrections to publications and confidentiality. This is where you can find our pre-release and quality assurance access lists.
Scottish Social Services Workforce Data Group
We chair and organise the Scottish Social Services Workforce Data Group (SSSWDG) as a forum to meet with data providers, users and other stakeholders to discuss the SSSC's work in workforce data, information and intelligence. This is where you can find minutes and papers from previous meetings.
Local Authority Data Providers Group
We chair and organise the local authority workforce data providers group (DPG) as a forum for local authorities and the SSSC to meet and discuss the operation of the survey. This is where you can find minutes and papers from previous meetings.
Mental Health Officer (MHO) Survey Group
We used to chair and organise the MHO survey group as a forum for local authorities who are the main data providers and users of the MHO report. This is where you can find minutes and papers from previous meetings.