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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.

12th October 2020

Do I have to register again and obtain the SSSC certificate to practice if changing from a registered nurse to Senior Care Assistant?

Hi Senga

I am a registered nurse with a current valid PIN. I am thinking of changing roles to Senior care assistant do I have to register and obtain SSSC certificate to practice

Thank you Ill await your reply

Selina

 

Hello Selina

As you are already registered with a recognised regulatory body, you are not required to register with SSSC. Please see information on this here, I hope this helps

Regards

Senga


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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.








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