Introduction to Personal Development

002.1.1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of own role

As a nursery worker my roles and responsibilities are:
• To supervise and safeguard children
• To plan and prepare resources for activities to support all areas of development
• To support and develop children in all areas of their development
• To be flexible in my work role allowing myself to be placed in another role should it be required
• To liaise with parents/carers
• To work effectively with other agencies
• To enforce rules and expected behaviours ( age and stage appropriate)
• To ensure I am up to date with all policies and procedures such as safeguarding, health and safety , the welfare requirements, manual handling, etc
• To ensure that activities support all areas of development as stated in the eyfs
• To ensure that the childs welfare is main priority

002.1.2. Identify standards that influence the way the role is carried out

Policies – The policies & procedures are the rules that are set by the company so that all employees know their job role and must be followed to do our job in the correct way.

EYFS welfare requirements -   The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a comprehensive statutory framework that sets the standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five. All providers are required to use the EYFS to ensure that whatever setting parents choose, they can be confident their child will receive a quality experience that supports their care, learning and development.
Health and safety at work act – I as a member of a staff I need to comply with health and safety procedures when carrying out my duties for my safety, children and others and attend training designed to further the interest of health and safety. Nursery has a responsibility to provide a safe environment for each child and all staff are aware of potential hazards within the nursery and the surrounding environment and actively protect children from hazards. All...