The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

Unit 4222-206
The Role of a Health and Social
Care Worker (HSC 025)
Outcome 1 : Understand working relationships in health and social care
1.1   Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal
A Working relationship differs from a personal relationship because they have specific objectives and purpose. They have boundaries, a professional code of conduct. They have employer policies and procedures time limits are usually set and in som cases it is a one way relationship. In a working relationwship the reasons why you are involved eith a particular person are clear . this is defferent from choosing to be someones friend.
1.2   Describe different working relationships in health and social care

When working in the care sector its not just the person who you support who you will have a relationship with its your work collegues aswell as you wull become part of a team.
Teams can take timeto work well an go through various stages as they settle don and when a new member jins then things chanhe. Some ground rules need to be in plqce to make sure tht you can work well with others as not everybody will share the same views on how tasks should be done, These rules can beused in mot situations
• Find out the ways in which decisions are reached and the team members who should be included
• Always ask for advice and clarify anything you are not sure bout
• Do not assume that eerything is the same in every workplace
• Recognise that every team member, regardless of their role and status, has an essential contribution to make.
• Value the input of all colleagues and recognise its importance
• Make sure that the way you work is not increasig the workload of others or hindering them in carrying out their work

Outcome 2 : Be able to work in ways that are agreed with the employer

2.1   Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job
There are many different rles...