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Oct 22, 2019

On 16 September 2019, Iriss attended the launch of the SSSC's Careers in Care website which was created to highlight the wide variety of career opportunities available in the sector.

The resource demonstrates how people can build a career working with children and young people, in social services and...


Oct 15, 2019

On 16 September 2019, Iriss attended the launch of the SSSC's Careers in Care website which was created to highlight the wide variety of career opportunities available in the sector.

The resource demonstrates how people can build a career working with children and young people, in social services and...


Oct 8, 2019

On 16 September 2019, Iriss attended the launch of the Scottish Social Services Council's (SSSC) Careers in Care website which was created to highlight the wide variety of career opportunities available in the sector.

The resource demonstrates how people can build a career working with children and young people, in...


Dec 8, 2017

Michael McEwan speaks to Evan Rae about his experiences as a support worker with Sense Scotland.

Evan talks about what motivated him to get into care, the challenging and rewarding parts of working in care, some of the issues that need to be addressed, and the importance of self-directed support.

He provides...


Nov 16, 2017

Michael McEwan has a conversation with Greg Campbell, a support worker who works with vulnerable adults.

Greg speaks about his motivations for pursuing a career in care, the transition from education to practice and the positive and challenging experiences.

It's an inspiring message for others, and particularly men,...