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The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) have published their revised Standards of proficiency (SOPs) for social workers in England. The standards set out what social workers in England should know, understand and be able to do when they complete their social work training in order to register with the…
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) is recruiting for three Lay Chairs and six Social Care Members (five social workers and one social care worker) to join their registration and Fitness to Practise Committees. For all of these roles, you will need to be able to understand, evaluate and…
The Care Council for Wales’s annual report on its regulatory work is now available on the website. Raising Standards in Social Care: A Report on the Professional Regulatory Work of the Care Council for Wales 2015-16 provides an overview of the trends from the Register of Social Care Workers, as…
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) are reviewing their Code of Practice for Employers of Social Care Workers and are seeking need your views on the draft revised standards. The Code of Practice was developed in September 2002 setting out the responsibilities that employers have in the regulation of…
The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) has issued a reminder to adult care homes and children’s care homes that they must complete the Self Assessment of Service Statement (SASS) by the end of November. CSSIW have written to providers to let them know that they are required to…
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration renewal period for social workers in England opened on Thursday 1 September 2016 and closes on Wednesday 30 November 2016. The HCPC will write to all social workers in England with information on how to renew. To renew, registrants must complete a…
The Profile of the Adult Care Home Managers in Wales 2016 is now published by the Care Council for Wales (Care Council). The profile is based on the data about themselves and their employment provided by adult care home managers during the application process to register onto the Care Council…
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) are reminding the social care workforce about the importance of registering with them. In June 2015 Health Minister Simon Hamilton announced his intention to introduce compulsory registration for social care workers in domiciliary care and day care settings. All social care workers are…
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