The PVG check and SSSC registration are free till the end of March so there is no better time to follow through on your interest in applying for adult social care jobs. Find out more on the SSSC site here Scottish Government fee waiver pilot for people applying to register in adult care services and residential child care services including school care accommodation services (

Working in adult social care is a way to make a real difference to the lives of adults from different backgrounds who need support. It’s a hugely rewarding job that offers real career progression if you want it.

If you’re someone who’s kind and patient, and treats others with dignity and respect then adult social care could be the perfect career choice for you. 

You can find more information at or by downloading the guide to working in adult social care.

You don’t need any specific qualifications to start your career in adult social care. What you need is the right attitude and attributes, like patience, respect and teamwork.

These transferable skills that are vital to employers across all industries, are vital in adult social care. There is often scope for employers to invest in training and development for those who demonstrate them. 

You can find out how to get started here or find current vacancies by viewing our adult social care job listings.

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