This website is run by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.
The website is for Newly Qualified Social Workers and their employers in Scotland and the content will continue to be developed between 2021 and 2023.
We have included information about what we have done to try and make this website as accessible as possible.
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll consider your request and get back to you within five working days.
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page, or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please email email@example.com.
We have tried to design the site so that:
Most of the site can be listened to using a screen reader (this was tested using Pericles: Text to Speech Screen Reader, Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader, Chrome Screen Reader (ChromeVox), and NVDA).
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
Currently we do not provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired, or have a speech impediment.
For your convenience our offices have both fixed and portable audio induction loops.
BSL users can contact us via contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the online British Sign Language interpreting service. If you are visiting our office and require British Sign Language interpreting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange this.
The SSSC is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:
This statement was prepared on 19 July 2021. We will review this statement in January 2022 or earlier if any changes are made to the content.
The website was tested for accessibility by MTC using the WAVE browser extension and Google Lighthouse on 17.03.21, 17.06.21 and 15.06.21