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HIGHLY COMMENDED SCOTTISH SOCIAL SERVICE AWARDS ENTRIES

The Scottish Social Services Awards received 155 entries within its launch year. The judges were impressed with the number and quality of entries.  But, with only 31 able to be shortlisted, they had a tough job on their hands selecting just a few for the final...

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GUEST BLOG FROM SHARED CARE SCOTLAND

With an estimated 750,000 unpaid carers in Scotland, the value of the role they fulfil not just to those they care for, but more broadly in Scotland, cannot be underestimated. Anyone can become a carer at any time, and at any age – from a young child to the very...

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GUEST BLOG FROM ANNA FOWLIE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE AT SSSC

It was with a heavy heart that I said goodbye to the Care Accolades a couple of years ago, so I'm really pleased to see the phoenix of the Scottish Social Services Awards emerge. As the lead for the Workforce strand of the Vision and Strategy, I'm delighted that there...

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LAUNCH OF SCOTTISH SOCIAL SERVICES AWARDS

‘Putting your head above the parapet’ and ‘silo busting’ are two of the categories in the new Scottish Social Services Awards, launched today. Highlighting the commitment of the people in this sector, the awards acknowledge innovation, joined up thinking and a...

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GUEST BLOG FROM ALAN BAIRD, CHIEF SOCIAL WORK ADVISOR

The new year might only be two weeks old, but plans are already progressing at a pace to celebrate the incredible work undertaken by the social service sector. A key event this year to recognise and celebrate the work and achievements of the workforce, will be...

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