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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.

17th September 2020

I’m due to pay my sssc of £25, how do I go about this?

I’m due to pay my sssc of £25, how do I go about this? thanks

Hello Karen

There are various ways to pay your fee, but some methods are much faster and more secure than others. · Online - the quickest and most secure way to pay your fee is through MySSSC

· Direct Debit - choose this option to set up future direct debit details for payment of annual/renewal fees only. To pay your fees by Direct Debit, choose the Direct Debit option when you complete your online application and download the Direct Debit Instruction and send it to us.

· Tonepay - An automated payment system, available 24hrs a day 7 days a week for your convenience. If you have received an invoice from us, then please call 0345 60 36 979 and choose option 1, option 1 to use this service. You will require your 6-digit customer number that you will find top left on your invoice or reminder. You then

enter the amount you wish to pay, followed by your card details. A reference number will be provided once your payment has been successful.

· Cheque/postal order - You can post a cheque or postal order to the Scottish Social Service Council. Write your unique application reference number printed on your form in the bottom left corner of each page (usually your National Insurance number) (may change depending on system) on the back of your cheque or postal order.

Send to: Scottish Social Services Council Compass House 11 Riverside Drive Dundee DD1 4NY

I hope that helps


*All information is correct at the time of publishing.


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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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