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Social Security Secretary @S_A_Somerville on building a better social security system for Scotland, with people at… https://t.co/CUdxpYu3YT
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2/13
2020
The creation of a new social security system for Scotland has reached a new landmark with a £3.4 billion… https://t.co/C5Po3BMzUO
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2/12
2020
Our Latest Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods statistics have been published. Read them here:… https://t.co/cMc3Y9KFb2
2/11
2020
Register now for one of our Job Start Payment stakeholder roadshows taking place across Scotland. This is a new pay… https://t.co/PlIBkHTPaY
2/10
2020
We will never call you to ask you to make a bank card payment over the phone. If you get a call and you aren’t su… https://t.co/f9Ysp29JGl
2/7
2020
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2/4
2020
A reminder that if you are a young carer in Scotland aged between 16-18, you may be eligible to apply for a Young C… https://t.co/7MXs1bHO1d
Retweeted by Social Security Scotland.@S_A_Somerville visited parents in Fife to chat about the School Age Payment before applications close on 29 Febru… https://t.co/G1xVtrgVLG
2/3
2020
If you are a teacher and know of any young carers tell them they may be eligible for the £300 Young Carer Grant. Yo… https://t.co/DgxmYmwngR.@CarersTrust #YoungCarersAwarenessDay raises awareness of the challenges faced by young carers. @S_A_Somerville as… https://t.co/raOsgaRfUU“If you are a young carer, I want you to hear this simple message – thank you.” This #YoungCarersAwarenessDay Firs… https://t.co/gyY0sbKK1M
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1/30
2020
We are recruiting for up to 180 new roles as we prepare to start delivering disability benefits later this year. T… https://t.co/hGZkaJnN7S
1/29
2020
We’ll be at the @WestFM Recruitment Fair on Thursday 30 January at The Park Hotel Kilmarnock from 1000-1500. Come… https://t.co/BbromaEZlt
1/27
2020
Happy Chinese New Year from everyone at Social Security Scotland. If you need any of our leaflets in Mandarin or… https://t.co/L5ULcy6Olj
1/25
2020
Tell us how we build a service which treats all groups of people in Scotland fairly. @S_A_Somerville and Nina Mun… https://t.co/YwzwXyrcUn
1/21
2020
Our Local Delivery Teams are back after their Christmas break and have visited @ClydebankShed, @OPFS,… https://t.co/fZY2os2nXI
1/17
2020
An estimated 170,000 children will be eligible for the new £10 weekly Scottish Child Payment when it goes live late… https://t.co/efN9S0XO9i
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1/16
2020
Want to work with us and help build a public service to be proud of? Find out more and get help to apply by coming… https://t.co/x2bOMyOoOg
1/14
2020
We’re recruiting for Client Support Advisors. Based in local communities across Scotland, this is an exciting opp… https://t.co/qBOXzA6fb8Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville announced our plans to recruit up to 150 new Local Delivery Client Support Adviso… https://t.co/gRKNR9TNJUOur first Young Carer Grant statistics have been published. Read them here: https://t.co/wU9iOTzCQY https://t.co/j0xR4j6KEG
1/13
2020
To apply for the Best Start Grant visit https://t.co/CpQre8Navg https://t.co/iytM7sMQ9k
1/7
2020
Happy #WorldBrailleDay 2020! This day celebrates the importance of #accessibility and independence for those with v… https://t.co/j1i9X7oMIe
1/4
2020
Happy New Year from everyone at Social Security Scotland. Thanks to all our stakeholders for your continued support… https://t.co/xNWwHs58d0
1/1
2019
Merry Christmas to all our Clients and Stakeholders from everyone at Social Security Scotland. https://t.co/pMcpbNCcR7
12/24
2019
On Christmas Eve our phone lines will close at 4pm. And we will be closed for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. On Hogm… https://t.co/HHbOaqbycR
12/23
2019
It's been a busy year for our Local Delivery team, who have been engaging with stakeholders across Scotland. They l… https://t.co/PfRhuLHHwI
12/20
2019
Young carers @ysortit told us what it’s like to care whilst balancing school or work. Young Carer Grant is £300 for… https://t.co/FJNbHyFXXI
12/19
2019
Tell us how we build a service which treats all groups of people in Scotland fairly. @S_A_Somerville and Nina Munda… https://t.co/ZKUm3YyBw0If you were expecting a Carer’s Allowance Supplement payment this week but have not received a letter or payment, c… https://t.co/gYdQEOi4Mf
12/18
2019
Carer’s Allowance Supplement is an extra payment of £226.20 from @ScotGov in recognition of the important role you… https://t.co/L3tC7PaTrOAre you a young carer? Young Carer Grant is a new yearly payment of £300 for carers aged 16 to 18 who live in Scotl… https://t.co/4EfIb0lcXa
12/17
2019
Is Christmas going to be a little easier this year after receiving a Best Start Grant Payment? Would you happy to t… https://t.co/GT4uO9Yx12The majority of carers who were in receipt of Carer’s Allowance from the DWP on the 14 October should have received… https://t.co/3Gmrmbr4HX
12/13
2019
Do you know someone 16 to 18 who speaks Polish and helps to look after someone on a disability benefit for around 1… https://t.co/pWll4iYNDU
12/12
2019
A big thank you to young carer Sara for helping us to promote our new Young Carer Grant. Listen out on the radio to… https://t.co/Vh2KzJWCNkOur latest feedback report has been published which includes how many complaints, compliments and suggestions we ha… https://t.co/GuDlwlUhmAWe are developing our first Equality Strategy - this is your opportunity to get involved and give us your feedback.… https://t.co/P37Q7NdhE0
12/11
2019
As a result of power issues at Dundee House, premises we share with @DundeeCouncil, we have moved teams to other fa… https://t.co/UXl8Fu3TUcOur first Funeral Support Payment statistics have been published. Read them here: https://t.co/J5cWTtVlOZSocial Security Scotland was set up by @ScotGov to deliver benefits in a more positive and supportive way, based on… https://t.co/6QLFuRVQoZThank you to @OPFS for hosting a lovely party to mark the 1st birthday of the Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby P… https://t.co/qzeUFVsu22Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville met with families at @OPFS to mark the first anniversary of the Best Start Grant… https://t.co/7ApMUuxatu
12/10
2019
Money worries? 😟 Money Talk Team can help you 😀 Save money on bills Access benefits Help with debt Free confi… https://t.co/mx8mDZl3Iw
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12/9
2019
Our latest stakeholder newsletter is out now. If you want to join the mailing list sign up here:… https://t.co/7zE2mo0xL1
12/5
2019
Were you getting Carer’s Allowance from the DWP on the 14 October? The next payment of Carer’s Allowance Suppleme… https://t.co/5NWuyU2xuj
12/4
2019
Helen had to leave her job as Head Chef of her own café when she developed several long-term health conditions. Aft… https://t.co/eLaSfqK4IP
12/3
2019
A very comprehensive guide to our latest benefit, Young Carer Grant, from @CitAdviceScot Apply now at… https://t.co/d2IUOWcxR4
12/2
2019
Celebrate St Andrews Day with one kind act. Our benefits help those on low incomes, families, carers and those who’… https://t.co/fsy0vkL1qh
11/29
2019
Our phone lines will be closed for the St Andrew's Day holiday on Friday 29 November. We'll reopen on Monday 2 Dece… https://t.co/PG6z5CCnQFThis week, our Local Delivery Teams have been visiting Kilbowie Primary School in Clydebank, attending a West Lothi… https://t.co/w5sXzVc5TXDo you know any families in Scotland who are in receipt of UK Healthy Start Vouchers? These last of vouchers in Sc… https://t.co/QykhHhtzTh
11/28
2019
Young Carer Grant is a £300 payment for young people aged 16 to 18 who spend an average of 16 hours caring for some… https://t.co/7PgfjVLeEo
11/27
2019
We've been meeting with people across Scotland to discuss our equality outcomes consultation. It's an opportunity t… https://t.co/A6Ahtxw2Xc
11/25
2019
This week our Local Delivery Team visited Craigmarloch school @CraigmarlochINV to take part in their Christmas mark… https://t.co/B180Pu8kob
11/22
2019
A great resource for carers from @CarersScotland It includes information on financial support available including o… https://t.co/z2D1ot1EclYoung Carer Grant is a new yearly payment of £300 for young carers aged 16 to 18 who live in Scotland and help look… https://t.co/7K3c5wsspzWere you getting Carer’s Allowance from the DWP on the 14 October? The next payment of Carer’s Allowance Suppleme… https://t.co/nnIzyX5amG
11/21
2019
If you have adopted a child, the Best Start Grant package of payments is available to you, too. Find out if you are… https://t.co/VwWPpJQYVh
11/20
2019
@jermanicus For help with this please visit https://t.co/tnakkC2jiL and select the 'Feedback' option, where you can… https://t.co/wrnCBBm2kgIn just 10 months we’ve paid out £17.8 million in Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods payments. Find out more and… https://t.co/2HMO0FQZaf
11/19
2019
@jermanicus @StewartMcDonald @JamesDornan If you DM us I will put you into direct contact with one of the Client Ex… https://t.co/jV43pnjduWBest Start Grant is money to help you at the key stages in your child’s life. You can use it for whatever you need… https://t.co/JrVm3p7D6O
11/18
2019
@jermanicus @StewartMcDonald @JamesDornan The exact date of the next payment will be announced soon. If you're due… https://t.co/ZBlr8UDgDTCabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville visited our Dundee office today to mark #LivingWageWeek https://t.co/DwrwF9cF1IOur local delivery leads have been out and about again this week meeting stakeholders, can you identify where they… https://t.co/cd53QgD8dW
11/15
2019
“Social security is an investment in the people of Scotland.” @S_A_Somerville speaks to @SocSecScot work on: 🍏Cont… https://t.co/MQGqhJbOQz
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandToday @S_A_Somerville spoke at the Institute of Public Policy Research in Edinburgh. She said: “In the past year we… https://t.co/LLePXz3c8l
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11/14
2019
Through the commitments we have set out in Our Charter, we promise to be patient, kind and think about your feeling… https://t.co/9RU8mvv3bn
11/13
2019
Was lovely to see the post-it mural at @GlasgowSubway today as part of #onekindact campaign. We are right behind th… https://t.co/i4U5BaES2eWishing a very happy 75th birthday to @OPFS ! Thank you for your continued support in helping families across Scotl… https://t.co/yGdHhXcRwq
11/12
2019
The School Age Payment is here to help eligible families in Scotland with the expenses when your child would normal… https://t.co/IBpjfZb2liWe welcome your help in promoting our benefits to the people you work with with. You can access materials to spread… https://t.co/6Atd05FVWm
11/11
2019
Our Local Delivery leads have been meeting with stakeholders in Uig on the Isle of Lewis, Paisley, Stranraer, Cairn… https://t.co/3a2h5BdCoM
11/8
2019
@S_A_Somerville @FCE_team If you are a BSL user, here's how you can respond to the consultation. https://t.co/QBmTqXVMUKCabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville met with @FCE_team today to launch our equality outcomes consultation. It's an op… https://t.co/lYNUjFXNdg
11/7
2019
Thank you @DerekMackaySNP for visiting us in Dundee today to hear more about the work we are doing to effectively a… https://t.co/TPrbqPPLBmWant to get in touch with us? Call us on 0800 182 2222. Our client advisors are available Monday - Friday, 8am - 6p… https://t.co/EjeTLcSBA8
11/6
2019
Have you been helping to look after someone who receives a disability benefit? If you’re 16 to 18 and you do this… https://t.co/ybij8T2sw6 @rossgrant80 @SalWitcher 2/2 As a young public service we hope to continually improve. We welcome suggestions and f… https://t.co/1ASShtd9to @rossgrant80 @SalWitcher 1/2 We’re committed to sharing information in a wide range of formats so that as many peop… https://t.co/6m4iOoTVI2
11/5
2019
If you have adopted a child, the Best Start Grant package of payments is available to you, too. Find out if you are… https://t.co/uEBh5LRxTx
11/4
2019
Helensburgh, Lochgilphead and River Leven are just some of the places our Local Delivery Leads have been visiting t… https://t.co/YvswvFB6OF
11/1
2019
Funeral Support Payment is a new benefit available to people in Scotland and can help towards the cost of a funeral… https://t.co/S7788qkMx7
10/31
2019
We have made the first payments of Young Carer Grant. It’s a £300 payment if you help look after someone on certain… https://t.co/S9OIJ2MIM5Carers have been described as 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things', but #carers are unique in their experie… https://t.co/gdRKM2J8WY
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandWe’ll be attending two Carers Information Sessions in Mull tomorrow, 31 October. From 1100-1200 at An Roth, Craign… https://t.co/2Li840w2O9The new Scottish social security system has fairness, dignity and respect designed in from the start. Our person-c… https://t.co/EnxMEB1sUV
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10/30
2019
If you get certain benefits or tax credits you may be eligible for Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment. Thi… https://t.co/10o5AAaxomWe are attending the Scottish Health & Social Care Facilities Conference in Crieff on 31 October and 1 November 201… https://t.co/zRxjUV7PaW
10/29
2019
We’re recruiting for a Client Support Team Leader. Based in Oban and covering Argyll and Bute, this role provides a… https://t.co/DULwIyHGyASince we launched last September, we have introduced seven new benefits. These benefits are here to help families w… https://t.co/cf2RJFbWcQ
10/28
2019
Our Local Delivery Leads visited Eddleston in Scottish Borders this week; spoke with people at a local community in… https://t.co/Iti02k9LfQ
10/25
2019
Delighted to welcome David Wallace, Chief Exec and Lorraine Harris, Local Delivery Lead ⁦@SocSecScot⁩ to our Bureau… https://t.co/NuBy5RxpjT
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandOur new Young Carer Grant is now open to 16, 17 and 18 year olds who spend an average of 16 hours caring for someon… https://t.co/jyNOLSQDy5
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10/23
2019
Delighted to be heading to @StafScot Practitioners Gathering which includes opportunity to the launch @SocSecScot C… https://t.co/D8HpENJN5R
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandGreat to have @DaveMWallace at #CelebratingConnection to launch @SocSecScot's their first ever Corporate Parenting… https://t.co/6LstnuKFkC
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandToday we launched our first Corporate Parenting Plan. We hope this plan will make a real difference for all care ex… https://t.co/laAwdHM7fLYoung Carer Grant is a £300 payment for young people aged 16 to 18 who spend an average of 16 hours caring for some… https://t.co/pr4mH7tZ0s
10/22
2019
Walking with love for love in the #LoveRally through Glasgow https://t.co/WtFfdVZZYS
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10/21
2019

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