Ask Senga Scotland

Senga will try to answer as many of your Scottish Social Care questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Senga Currie is Head of Care Development (Scotland) at QCS, she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a registered mental nurse and registered general nurse for 38 years, working in various areas within the NHS, community nursing, the field of addictions and the private sector. With 21 years of experience working with care homes, starting as a nursing sister and moving into roles of home manager, regional manager, care services manager and regulation manager.

Senga will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Please note that Senga cannot offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the Care Inspectorate Scotland.








Latest Questions

Where can I update my registration details?

I need to update my registration where will I find online or call.

 

Hi Lorna, This can be done online by accessing MySSSC which is at the top left of the homepage on SSSC homepage

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My registration fee is due, how can I pay?

Hi, my registration fee is due, how can I pay?

Hi, Fees can be made online through MySSSC. Can also be made via Direct Debit or Postal Order/Cheque. You can use Tonepay – This is an automated payment system, available 24hrs a...

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How should I register with SSSC?

I would like to know how I register with SSSC.

Hi, To register with SSSC you should click on this link, this will inform you on how to register.

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What should I do if I need to change the senior member of staff supporting my application?

I need to change the senior member of staff supporting my application, to complete my application, and pay. What should I do?

Hi Richard, You should be able to make these changes via MySSSC, if you cannot do this you can email registration@sssc.u

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I’m a nursing student working for a community care company. Do I need to register with the SSSC?

I am a 3rd year nursing student in Scotland, I work for a community care company on a bank basis do I still need to register with the SSSC?

Hi Vicky, If you are registered with the NMC, there is no need to register with SSSC. For more information and clarification please look here

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How to pay my registration fee over the phone?

I am trying to register and pay the fee; can I do this over the phone and if so, what is the phone number to do this.

 

Hi Pearl, To register and pay the fee you can click here

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Do I have to renew my SSSC registration now before it is due, even after job change ?

I was a home carer for 16 years and was registered with SSSC. I am due to renew my registration in April, but I have recently changed job and role. I now work for mental health association as a support worker do I have to renew my SSSC registration now.

 

 

 

Hi Emma, Your information can be changed by accessing MySSSC, and update your employment details there.

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How long after the date to renew my registration, do I have to pay it?

How long after the date to renew my registration, do I have to pay it as I finish my job on the 18th feb so that would be after my renewal date.

Hi Lynne, Your registration must be kept until you finish your employment and paid when renewal is due.

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What should I do if I forgot to renew my registration and login details?

I have been off for 4 months on sick leave.  I forgot to renew my registration and cannot remember my login details as not getting access to my work computer, can I still renew?

 

Hi, Go into MySSSC homepage and click forgot password,  you will be sent a link, then you can proceed.

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On behalf of my business (but to include its staff). Do we need to register with both SSSC and Care Inspectorate Scotland?

I am asking this on behalf of my business (but to include its staff). Do we need to register with both SSSC and Care Inspectorate Scotland?

Hi Graham, There are very different responsibilities here. You must be register with the Care Inspectorate to provide a service. With the SSSC employers have responsibilities, one of them is to...

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