Awards

Scottish Social Services Awards 2018

Scottish Social Services Awards

The Scottish Social Services Awards 2018 will officially open for entries next month.

People working in social services across Scotland are being encouraged to start planning their entries now by checking out the 2017 winners’ films and entries.

The same great categories are back: celebrating those who have the courage to take a risk, stick their head above the parapet and the bright sparks of the future.

Celebrating Social Services Awards

Social Services Awards

Held in June at Crieff Hydro, the Social Services Awards 2017 celebrated the breadth of inspiring and life-changing work carried out by the sector. From the 155 organisations, teams and individuals who entered, to the final ten winners, everyone has made a valuable contribution.

The awards were jointly compered by the Minister for Childcare and Early Years and Scottish Broadcaster, Sally Magnusson.

Some video footage from the ceremony and a slideshow of pictures from the event has been made available. 

Winners of Social Services Awards 2017

SSS Awards

Iriss was delighted to play a part in the Social Services Awards 2017. We want to congratulate all the winners and everyone who was nominated for an award. The breadth of inspiring work taking place across the country was fantastic to witness.

SSS Awards shortlist announced

The Scottish Social Services Awards shortlist is now available, announcing the 31 successful entrants making it to the final out of 155 entries nationwide.

It includes a mix of individuals, teams and organisations working in social services for a range of third sector and independent organisations, local authorities and the NHS, who have made a positive difference to people's lives.

New Scottish Social Services Awards

Scottish Social Services Awards

The Scottish Social Services Awards are now open for nominations and we encourage you to enter!

Including 10 new categories such as ‘silo buster’, ‘the untold story’ and ‘head above the parapet’, the awards have been designed to recognise innovation and excellent practice across the sector.

Care Accolades 2013

Iriss.fm, episode 45

The 2013 Care Accolades was held on Friday 31st May at the Perth Concert Hall. Always an uplifting occasion and a chance to celebrate achievements in social care across Scotland, IRISS.FM spoke to a number of people involved in the many projects nominated for awards, as well as Alan Baird, Chief Social Work Advisor at Scottish Government; and Anna Fowlie, Chief Executive of SSSC.

SASW MHO of the Year Award – Liz Snodgrass

Iriss.fm, episode 27

Liz Snodgrass from Renfrewshire became the first winner of the SASW MHO of the Year Award in memory of Wilma MacDonald, a highly respected and loved MHO from the East End of Glasgow who died in 2009. Liz has been a social worker for many years and a practising MHO who has a wealth of experience in the field.

Care Accolades 2012

Iriss.fm, episode 8

On 22 June 2012, IRISS.FM attended the ninth Care Accolades ceremony, to interview some of those involved in the inspiring projects nominated in the ten categories of award. Nearly 220 people gathered for the ceremony in Perth, attended by Minister for Children and Young People, Aileen Campbell, and hosted by Garry Coutts, Chair of the Care Accolades and Anna Fowlie, Chief Executive of Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).