Applicants must be in employment in a social or health care setting for a minimum of 16 hours per week (paid or voluntary) with a minimum of 6 months' experience. Applicants must have a sound understanding of the National Care Standards, Scottish Social Services Codes of Practice, legislation, policies and procedures applicable to the work setting.
Selection will be by application process.
Individuals who wish to register as supervisors with SSSC must also gain an additional supervisory or management qualification at SCQF Level 7 or above.
This is a work-based qualification and all evidence produced must be in relation to the individual's job role and responsibility.
The award is made up of 8 units, 4 of which are mandatory:
Promote effective communication
Promote health, safety and security in the work setting
Develop your practice through reflection and learning
Promote the safeguarding of individuals
4 further units must be chosen from a number of optional units.