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Social work and the law in Scotland

Social work and the law in Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make assessments and decisions that radically alte
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Man with one leg used mobility scooter in Tesco raid

Man with one leg used mobility scooter in Tesco raid | Social services news | Scoop.it
Man with one leg used mobility scooter in Tesco raid. John Newlands, of Perth, was chased by guards as he made off with two DVD players.
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Turning Point Scotland - ESF Lead Practitioner

Turning Point Scotland - ESF Lead Practitioner | Social services news | Scoop.it
Ref No: 303. Vacancy: ESF Lead Practitioner. Salary: £18,711 - £20,978. Location: Fraserburgh, Peterhead, Banff. Closing Date: 11/01/2018 23:55
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Dementia Carer Voices - 5 Steps to Change Flyer

Dementia Carer Voices - 5 Steps to Change Flyer | Social services news | Scoop.it
Dementia Carer Voices would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has made a pledge as part of the ‘You Can Make a Difference’ campaign and we are absolutely delighted to have received nearly 17,000 pledges!  This is a wonderful milestone to reach and would not be possible without the commitment and passion of everyone who attends … Continued
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PAssport to Independent Living (with images, tweets) · SSSCsds_int

A collection of 14 inspirational stories from Personal Assistants from across Scotland
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Greenock care home manager wins coveted nursing leadership award | Care Industry News

Greenock care home manager wins coveted nursing leadership award | Care Industry News | Social services news | Scoop.it
Barbara Lawson, Home Manager at Meallmore Ltd's Kincaid House care home, has scooped the win for the coveted Sue Pembrey Award 2017, which recognises clinical
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Care and Support Worker - DGA02864 - Dumfries & Galloway Council | myjobscotland

Care and Support Worker - DGA02864 - Dumfries & Galloway Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Care & Support Worker (15/15034) Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, Colvend Coast and all surrounding areas £10,573.33 - £11,376.66 You will be required to work 20 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year. An exciting and rewarding new opportunity has arisen within our Care & Support Service.
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Social Work Scotland Annual Conference 2018

2018 will be the 50th anniversary of the Social Work Scotland Act –this gives us a reason to celebrate and reflect on the journey so far.  How far we have come? How many changes have we experienced and more importantly where will we go next?
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Depression in elderly ‘one of greatest health challenges’

Depression in elderly ‘one of greatest health challenges’ | Social services news | Scoop.it

TENS of thousands of older Scots may be living with depression but there is no targeted support for “one of the greatest public health…
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MECOPP: Supporting Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Carers | 3 R’s Project

MECOPP: Supporting Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Carers | 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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Scotland's Draft Budget 2018-19

Scotland's  Draft Budget 2018-19 | Social services news | Scoop.it
Scotland's Draft Budget 2018-19 "This budget builds on the bold and ambitious plans outlined by the First Minister in the Programme for Government, ‘A Nation with Ambition’. It invests in economic opportunity for all, in public services that are fit for the future and in a fairer, more inclusive...
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Glasgow's top social worker denies claims of child sex cover up in Govanhill

Glasgow's top social worker denies claims of child sex cover up in Govanhill | Social services news | Scoop.it
GLASGOW’S top social work boss has said there is no evidence child sex exploitation was covered up in Govanhill.
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WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series 2 - Community Liaison Service and Frailty in Acute Hospitals

WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series 2 - Community Liaison Service and Frailty in Acute Hospitals | Social services news | Scoop.it
The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce the 2nd series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice. This series will have a particular focus on active and healthy ageing and preventing and managing frailty.
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Impact of Neo-liberalism on Social Care in Scotland

Drawing on your exрerience of spending time with a service user and/or carer critically discuss the impact of current social care policy on the lives of service users/carers. Related
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Social Worker (FIF09326) - FIF09326 - Fife Council | myjobscotland

Social Worker (FIF09326) - FIF09326 - Fife Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Social Worker (FIF09326)Favourite Ref no: FIF09326 Closes: Friday, 12th January 2018 Published: Thursday, 14th December 2017 Location: Fife House 06 Salary: £30,898 - £34,202 per year Hours: 36.00 hours per week Contract Type: Permanent Position Type: Full Time Organisation: Fife Council Category:...
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Childcare Practitioner (Additional Support Needs) (FIF09260) - FIF09260 - Fife Council | myjobscotland

Childcare Practitioner (Additional Support Needs) (FIF09260) - FIF09260 - Fife Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Childcare Practitioner (Additional Support Needs) (FIF09260)Favourite Ref no: FIF09260 Closes: Thursday, 21st December 2017 Published: Wednesday, 13th December 2017 Location: John Fergus School Salary: £17,176 - £19,297 per year Pro Rata Hours: 16.25 hours per week Contract Type: Temporary...
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Involving Young People

Involving Young People | Social services news | Scoop.it
The Strengthening the Voices of Young People project sought to promote the co-design of services between young people and the key decision makers who influence their lives. It engaged with a wide range of organisations across Scotland to learn from how they include young peoples' voices.
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My Life, My Care Home. An Insight into Life in a Scottish Care Home When You Have Dementia

My Life, My Care Home. An Insight into Life in a Scottish Care Home When You Have Dementia | Social services news | Scoop.it
  Went to an event hosted by the Holyrood Magazine this week which looked at the challenges and progress of the Third National Dementia Strategy here in Scotland the highlight of which was the announcement of the release of this report by the Care Inspectorate. The report follows a year-long focused analysis of 145 care homes for…
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National Health and Social Care Workforce Plan Part 2 - a framework for improving workforce planning for social care in Scotland | BASW News

National Health and Social Care Workforce Plan Part 2 - a framework for improving workforce planning for social care in Scotland  | BASW News | Social services news | Scoop.it
The British Association of Social Workers is the independent and member-led professional association of social workers in the United Kingdom.
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10 things children looked after want you to know

1. We are very conscious of our care status and often prefer it if our peers don’t know we receive extra help or support as a result of being looked after, so please treat us discretely. 24% of care leavers interviewed said they were or had been bullied because they had been in care.
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Gypsy Travellers: Scotland's human rights shame

Gypsy Travellers: Scotland's human rights shame | Social services news | Scoop.it

SCOTTISH gypsy travellers have painted a shocking portrait of what has been described as Scotland's "last form of acceptable racism” and a…
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Budget needs to address Scotland’s £1 billion social care gap, charity warns

Budget needs to address Scotland’s £1 billion social care gap, charity warns | Social services news | Scoop.it
Extra funding of a billion pounds over the next three years is needed to address the gap of funding that exists in social care in Scotland today, MSPs heard this week. Scottish Care told the Scottish Parliament’s health and sport committee inquiry into care home sustainability that care homes are in crisis and facilities across …
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Early Years Worker - Milngavie Nursery - EAD01915 - East Dunbartonshire Council | myjobscotland

Early Years Worker - Milngavie Nursery - EAD01915 - East Dunbartonshire Council | myjobscotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
Early Years Worker - Milngavie NurseryFavourite Ref no: EAD01915 Closes: Thursday, 28th December 2017 Published: Thursday, 14th December 2017 Location: Milngavie Primary & Nursery, Hillhead Street, Milngavie Salary: £21,716.31 - £25,128.87 per year Hours: 20.00 hours per week Contract Type:...
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Hard-to-reach or easy-to-ignore? A review of evidence about equality in community engagement launch | What Works Scotland

Hard-to-reach or easy-to-ignore? A review of evidence about equality in community engagement launch | What Works Scotland | Social services news | Scoop.it
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The state of social care shames us all

The state of social care shames us all | Social services news | Scoop.it
Care homes are unfairly relying on better-off residents to subsidise others’ care. The government urgently needs to increase funding to the sector
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