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...

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOLLOWING 2018 AWARDS

Scotland’s social services have been honoured for their outstanding commitment to improving the lives of the people they support at the Scottish Social Services Awards. To mark 2018 as the Year of Young People, a new award was introduced to recognise those working in...

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR SSSA18

The shortlist for the 2018 Scottish Social Services Awards is now available. The awards attracted over 100 applications nationwide representing a diverse mix of social services that have made a positive difference to people’s lives. This year’s special policy focus...