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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

I’ve been told I must register with SSSC despite I still hold my GDC registration from my last job?

Dear Senga

I am currently working in a care home and have been told that I need to register with SSSC however I have previously worked as a dental nurse and still hold my GDC registration.

When trying to register online it said that I cannot continue with my registration as I am still GSC registered.

My work is saying that I must register.

Leanne

Hello Leanne

If you are already registered with one of the regulatory bodies, you do not need to register with them unless you are a social worker or social work student. Advise your line manager to look here.

I hope that helps you

Senga


*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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