Career pathways in Scottish social services: a pilot study

M. Wilson, M. Walker, K. Stalker

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationStirling, United Kingdom
    Number of pages51
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2003


    • social worker
    • career pathway
    • workforce mobility
    • local authority
    • social work
    • recruitment


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