4. " Recruitment and Retention in the Social Service Workforce in Scotland" - Shona Mulholland, Jo Fawcett and Sue Granville (Why Research) http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00512889.pdf - see wider context at http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/social-services-workforce/SWSSF
8. The 200,000 figure relates to the whole of the social service sector, including children's services. Adult social work and adult social care services account for c.145,000 people in the social service workforce.
10. The most recent report (with data from December 2015) was published in August 2016 and is available at http://data.sssc.uk.com/data-publications/22-workforce-data-report/128-scottish-social-service-sector-report-on-2015-workforce-data
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