GUEST BLOG: 10 REASONS TO APPLY

GUEST BLOG: 10 REASONS TO APPLY

“Yes, I did see the Social Services Awards, but don’t really have time….” Trisha Hall, National Director for SASW, lists 10 reasons why you need to make that time. It is never about one person or one team. The spotlight that is temporarily on a winner also shines on...
GUEST BLOG: IONA COLVIN, CHIEF SOCIAL WORK ADVISER

GUEST BLOG: IONA COLVIN, CHIEF SOCIAL WORK ADVISER

I’m pleased to announce that nominations for the the Scottish Social Services Awards 2019 are now open.  The Awards are about recognising and valuing the life changing work being carried out daily by thousands of people working across the social services sector.  ...
GUEST BLOG: DONALD MACASKILL, SCOTTISH CARE

GUEST BLOG: DONALD MACASKILL, SCOTTISH CARE

At times we have an annoying habit in Scotland of not celebrating what we are good at and not valuing those who do amazing things. We suffer from the “I kent his faither” or the “Don’t get too big for your boots” syndrome where we limit individuals because we know...
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2019 SCOTTISH SOCIAL SERVICES AWARDS

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2019 SCOTTISH SOCIAL SERVICES AWARDS

Nominations have officially opened for the 2019 Scottish Social Services Awards #SSSA19. It features a new special policy focus award to recognise excellence in Mental Health services. The Scottish Government is committed to improving Mental Health and has introduced...