Social care

SDS brokerage in rural Scotland

ESSS Outline

This Outline explores the challenges facing local authorities when seeking to implement brokerage models of self directed support in rural Scottish communities.

Voluntary social care recruitment

ESSS Outline

This evidence summary seeks to identify some best practice recruitment strategies from voluntary social care and other relevant sectors and industries. It provides background information about social care recruitment in Scotland and identifies the key challenges identified in the evidence.

Conversation with Greg Campbell, a support worker

Iriss.fm, Episode 191

Michael McEwan has a conversation with Greg Campbell, a support worker, who speaks about his motivations for pursuing a career in care, the transition from education to practice and the positive and challenging experiences.

Secure care in Scotland

Iriss.fm, Episode 183

Practitioners working in secure care share their experiences, hopes and priorities for the future for young people in, and on the edges of, secure care.