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Career pathways in Scottish social services : a pilot study

Wilson, M. and Walker, M. and Stalker, K. (2003) Career pathways in Scottish social services : a pilot study. [Report]

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Abstract

The main aim of this study, commissioned by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), was to explore social workers' career pathways, in order to inform future workforce planning. The objectives were first, to obtain some preliminary data on the factors influencing social workers' career moves, secondly, to increase understanding of workforce mobility and, thirdly, to test out ways of gathering longitudinal data to inform future development of modelling and skills foresight.