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National health and social care workforce plan: part two

Published: 15 Dec 2017

Part two of the plan will enable different workforce planning systems to move towards improved planning in social care.

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Contents
National health and social care workforce plan: part two
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1. Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2016 Workforce Data (Official Statistics) Scottish Social Services Council, 14 September 2017

2. Information Services Division (2016) NHS Scotland Workforce Information, Quarterly update of staff in posts and vacancies at 30 June 2016.

3. Figures for education and financial services are from the UK Business Register and Employment Survey ( BRES). The BRES also includes an estimate for the social service sector (179,000). That figure appears to be an underestimate in Scotland.

4. Scottish Social Services Workforce Data Group Minutes and Papers, 16 March 2017, Agenda Item 7, Scottish Social Services Council.

5. Some double counting as 2,250 work in generic services which have been included here under both children and adults services.

6. Some double counting as 2,250 work in generic services which have been included here under both children and adult’s services.

7. Analysis uses raw workforce data for 2016 for registered services ( SSSC). The workforce in Local Authority field work services is not included as the data analysis is not yet available.

8. Categorised using the Scottish Government 2-fold urban rural classification. Urban areas – settlements of 3,000 or more people; Rural areas – settlements of less than 3,000 people.

9. Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2016 Workforce Data (Official Statistics) Scottish Social Services Council, 14 September 2017. Unless otherwise referenced, the data in this chapter is from this report.

10. Workforce Skills Report 2016-2017, SSSC, October 2017

11. Skills Development Scotland Statistics: http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/publications-statistics/statistics/?page=1

12. Workforce Skills Report 2016-2017, SSSC, October 2017 and data available for interrogation on the SSSC website

13. For example, Jobs and Skills Scotland: The Evidence, November 2017.

14. Regulation 15: The Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (Requirements for Care Services) Regulations 2011

15. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00512889.pdf The study involved an online survey of social services providers. 73 of 163 respondents were mainly involved in workforce planning for their organisation; 49% of these were in the third sector, 22% in the independent sector, 14% local authorities and 7% health and social care partnerships.

16. A Summary of Social Work and Social Care Statistics, January 2016, Office of the Chief Social Work Adviser, Scottish Government

17. Workforce Skills Report 2016-17, Extended Version, SSSC, October 2017.

18. Care Home Workforce Data Report 2017, Scottish Care

19. Staff Vacancies in Care Services in 2016, Care Inspectorate, October 2017

20. European Economic Area – includes Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway in addition to EU Member States.

21. Annual Population Survey 2016, Office for National Statistics.

22. Care Home Workforce Data Report 2017, Scottish Care

23. Independent Sector Nursing Data 2017, Scottish Care, November 2017 and reference below.

24. Staff Vacancies in Care Services in 2016, Care Inspectorate, October 2017

25. Staff Vacancies in Care Services in 2016, Care Inspectorate, October 2017

26. Independent Sector Nursing Data 2017, Scottish Care, November 2017

27. Independent Sector Nursing Data 2017, Scottish Care, November 2017

28. E.g. Workforce Skills Report 2016-17, Extended Version, SSSC, October 2017.

29. Workforce Skills Report 2016-17, Extended Version, SSSC, October 2017.

30. Reference above and The Enablers and Barriers to Voluntary Sector Organisations Providing Personalised Support through Delivery of Self Directed Support, University of Strathclyde, 2016.

31. Care at home/housing support services include housing support services, care at home services and combined services.

32. Some workers in this category may already have the required qualification.

33. Workforce Skills Report 2016-17, Extended Version, SSSC, October 2017.

34. Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2016 (National Statistics) SSSC, August 2017

35. Mental Health Officers (Scotland) Report 2016 (National Statistics) SSSC, August 2017

36. The Mental Health Officer: capacity, challenges, opportunities and achievements, Social Work Scotland, October 2017

37. Practice Teaching and Practice Learning in the West of Scotland, Learning Network West, July 2017.

38. Care at home/housing support services include housing support services, care at home services and combined services Many housing support and care at home services register jointly with the Care Inspectorate and so are presented in the SSSC Workforce Data Reports and in this document as a combined sub-sector.

39. Care Home Census for Adults in Scotland, 2006-2016, (National Statistics) Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, 25 October 2016.

40. Self-directed Support option 1 is a direct payment to a supported person. The supported person, either on their own or with support, can then purchase the support that they wish to order to meet their personal outcomes (For further details see www.selfdirectedsupportscotland.org.uk)

41. Note that the number of workers in generic field work services is included here under both children’s and adults social services – for total figures, please see Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2016 Workforce Data (Official Statistics) Scottish Social Services Council, 14 September 2017.

42. Numbers providing generic fieldwork services have been excluded from this calculation.

43. The workforce in generic fieldwork services has not been included in these figures.


Contact

Email: Grant.Hughes@gov.scot