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Welcome to Support Worker Central
You will find information and resources to support learning and development of nursing, midwifery and allied health professions support workers in Scotland working across all care settings.  

There is also a managers and educators section offering support and signposting to key resources. 

HCSW national learning survey is now live

The national learning survey seeks to understand Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHP) Healthcare Support Worker (HCSWs) experience of learning and developing at work in NHS Scotland.  It is open from 3 July to 30 September 2024.  For more information and to access the survey, go to the HCSW survey page

Video tour of Support Worker Central

To help you navigate the site take a few moments to watch the video tour of Support Worker Central. 


If you are looking for resources on a specific topic, the resource library below may provide a quick and easy way to find relevant content. 

Specialist resources for staff in social care and independent sector

All support workers in Scotland are welcome to use this website, but as the social care workforce are registered specific learning can be accessed through the Scottish Social Services Council Learning zone and My Learning smartphone app