Michelle Drumm

Social Services Awards shortlist

SSS Awards
The shortlist for the 2018 Scottish Social Services Awards is now available. The awards attracted over 100 applications nationwide representing a diverse mix of social services that have made a positive difference to people’s lives.

Iriss celebrates 10 years

10 year celebration
It's World Social Work Day on 20 March 2018 and 50 years since the introduction of the Social Work (Scotland) Act. We're also celebrating our 10th birthday. 

Write an Iriss Insight

Iriss Insights
Do you have an idea for an Iriss Insight (evidence summary)? Insights promote debate, discussion and reflection to inform and improve future policy and practice.

Portrait of Care public exhibition

Portrait of Care
Portrait of care

In March (15-18th), Iriss will host A Portrait of Care, a four-day interactive public exhibition that will showcase stories and reflections of the frontline social services workforce.

Tackling loneliness and isolation

Tackling loneliness and isolation
The subject of loneliness and isolation is one we're hearing a lot about recently. Monarch Mobility speaks about Iriss' resources on the topic.

PAssport to Independent Living

Iriss.fm, Episode 190

Interviews with Personal Assistants about their experiences of working in the role, and members of GCIL, WEA and SSSC.

Can we pick your brain?

Image by Mark Bonica (Flickr)

As valued stakeholders of Iriss, we would really appreciate your insight and advice as we plan our work for 2018/19.

To help ensure our work plan responds to the needs and priorities of the workforce, we want to know more about your current priority areas and key issues.

Are there gaps in skills, knowledge, evidence and tools that you would you like to see filled? How might we help with that? To help us understand your priorities, we invite you to answer three questions.