Whatever your role in social services, this website will help you find resources and information to
develop your leadership skills. Scotland’s social services need effective leadership at all levels of
the workforce, as well as citizen leadership from people who access support and their carers.
Choose the pathway that best suits you to find resources and support.
Someone who provides social services directly, eg support worker, practitioner, social worker, policy officer, training officer.
Someone who uses a social service or cares for someone who uses a service. Another term used is
Click here to view a range of examples of good leadership practice across a wide range of social services in Scotland.
A new leadership resource to support people in social services reflect on and develop their own, and others’, leadership capability, in particular during the COVID-19 period