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Senior Social Worker/Mental Health Officer - ABC03476 - Aberdeen City Council | myjobscotland

Senior Social Worker/Mental Health Officer - ABC03476 - Aberdeen City Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Senior Social Worker/Mental Health OfficerFavourite Ref no: ABC03476 Closes: Sunday, 27th August 2017 Published: Monday, 14th August 2017 Location: Royal Cornhill Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen Salary: £40,731 - £46,561 per year Hours: 37.00 hours per week Contract Type: Permanent Position...
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Thing 11: Twitter – SSSC 23 Things Digital

Learn about Twitter and how it can be used to support your practice, your organisation and your learning and development. Open Badge information Open Badge: SSSC 23 Things Digital – Thing 11: Twitter. Counts towards: SSSC 23 Things Digital – Social Media Champion.
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Partnership Drugs Initiative - Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland

Partnership Drugs Initiative - Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
The PDI is focused on supporting projects delivering in communities across Scotland that aim to increase the well-being of children and young people affected by drugs and alcohol with the three target areas of support: Children and young people affected by parental substance issues (alcohol and...
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Tips for social workers supporting east-European Roma families

Tips for social workers supporting east-European Roma families | Social services news | Scoop.it
Knowledge about Roma history, culture and tradition can help practitioners working with migrant Roma families
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One in six care homes for elderly at risk of closure as sector is 'pushed to brink', research shows

One in six care homes for elderly at risk of closure as sector is 'pushed to brink', research shows | Social services news | Scoop.it
One in six care homes in the UK are showing signs they are at risk of failure, new research has revealed amid complaints about a lack of Government funding. The percentage of nursing homes displaying the hallmarks of financial distress increased by about 5 per cent compared with the previous year, with the combination of rising costs, cuts to funding and an ageing population pushing businesses in the sector “back to the brink”, according to accountancy firm Moore Stephens.
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View Event | The ALLIANCE

View Event | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it
Monthly Forum Please note - to provide you with additional networking opportunities, tea and coffee will be available from 10am. This forum, facilitated by the Third Sector Health and Social Care Support Team, aims to provide a safe space for the 3rd sector (and those interested in working more...
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SSSC responses to consultations - Scottish Social Services Council

SSSC responses to consultations - Scottish Social Services Council | Social services news | Scoop.it
The SSSC has recently responded to the following consultations.
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Social Worker x 5 (Child Care & Protection), Various Locations (397.26) C/D 27/08/17 - WEL02123 - West Lothian Council | myjobscotland

Social Worker x 5 (Child Care & Protection), Various Locations (397.26) C/D 27/08/17 - WEL02123 - West Lothian Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
4 x 36 hrs per week - Permanent 1 x 36 hrs per week - Fixed Term until 31 May 2018 (Maternity Cover) The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 27 August 2017. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels In West Lothian we...
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Rehabilitation through Education? An apotheosis of a 'hook for change' | Discovering Desistance

Rehabilitation through Education? An apotheosis of a 'hook for change' | Discovering Desistance | Social services news | Scoop.it
In his second guest post, Kris McPherson reflects further on his own experiences of rehabilitation through education, raising important questions no
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New charity offers holidays to young people with learning disabilities

New charity offers holidays to young people with learning disabilities | Social services news | Scoop.it
The only third sector news outlet in Scotland dedicated to sharing news from charities and voluntary organisations.
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Team Manager (FIF08112) - FIF08112 - Fife Council | myjobscotland

Team Manager (FIF08112) - FIF08112 - Fife Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Team Manager (FIF08112)Favourite Ref no: FIF08112 Closes: Thursday, 24th August 2017 Published: Thursday, 10th August 2017 Location: Brunton House Salary: £41,128 - £44,976 per year Hours: 36.00 hours per week Contract Type: Permanent Position Type: Full Time Organisation: Fife Council Category:...
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Scottish Research News | Autism Network Scotland |

This page contains information on current autism research being undertaken in Scotland. If you would like information on your study to be shared please contact Autism Network Scotland directly via email autism.network@strath.ac.uk or call 0141 444 8146.
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Work completed on houses for dementia sufferers in Elgin | Press and Journal

Work completed on houses for dementia sufferers in Elgin | Press and Journal | Social services news | Scoop.it
A new housing development for elderly people – including specially built flats for dementia sufferers – has been completed in Elgin. The houses, on Linkwood View in the town have been fully built, and will be ready for people to move in this month. The properties have been developed by Hanover Scotland in partnership with …
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Campaign Against Social Care Tax Launched | The ALLIANCE

Campaign Against Social Care Tax Launched | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it

The DailyRecored launch 'Axe the Care Tax' campaign
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MECOPP: Supporting Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Carers | NEW: The 3 R’s Project

MECOPP: Supporting Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Carers | NEW: The 3 R’s Project | Social services news | Scoop.it
MECOPP Provides support and information to Black and Minority Ethnic carers and communities.
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Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo' - BBC News

Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo' - BBC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services do not get the help they need.
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Another membership milestone reached, now 2,000 strong and counting.. - News from our Network | The ALLIANCE

Another membership milestone reached, now 2,000 strong and counting.. - News from our Network | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it

The ALLIANCE have now reached 2,000 members. 
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Self care self aware - Protecting your health & wellbeing and building resilience.

Self care self aware -  Protecting your health & wellbeing and building resilience. | Social services news | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - BMA Scotland presents Self care self aware - Protecting your health & wellbeing and building resilience. - Wednesday, 4 October 2017 at Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland. Find event and ticket information.
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Third Sector Health and Social Care Support Team - Integration Focus Groups | The ALLIANCE

Third Sector Health and Social Care Support Team - Integration Focus Groups | The ALLIANCE | Social services news | Scoop.it

Third Sector Health and Social Care Support Team - Integration Focus Groups taking place in various locations in September
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Are you in favour of a supported year for newly qualified social workers? | SSSC News

Are you in favour of a supported year for newly qualified social workers? | SSSC News | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government would like to hear your views. As part of the Review of Social Work Education (RSWE), a recommendation from phase two is to introduce a mandatory, supported first year in practice for newly qualified social workers (NQSW). The Scottish Government is considering this recommendation and wants to find out what you think. […]
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Social Work Assistant (FIF07999) - FIF07999 - Fife Council | myjobscotland

Social Work Assistant (FIF07999) - FIF07999 - Fife Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social Work Assistant (FIF07999)Favourite Ref no: FIF07999 Closes: Friday, 1st September 2017 Published: Wednesday, 9th August 2017 Location: New City House, 1 Edgar Street, Dunfermline Salary: £21,062 - £24,046 per year Hours: 36.00 hours per week Contract Type: Permanent Position Type: Full Time...
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What are the priorities for health and social care?

The King's Fund - As the dust settles on the first weeks of the new parliament and ahead of the party conference season, we assess the state of health and social care and set out the big issues facing the government. Briefing The King's Fund - long reads
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