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

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...

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...

GUEST BLOG FROM JANE DEVINE, DIRECTOR, SOCIAL WORK SCOTLAND

How many times have you looked at the winners of an award and thought: we do that. You might even have thought: we do that a bit better. I have lost count of the number of people who say similar things and some people reading this blog will be those people. Thing is,...