The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

CU2456 The role of the health and social worker -

A working relationship is different because of boundaries, professional codes of conduct, employer policies and procedures. in your working relationship you would be friendly have a different approach treat with equality you would know your role and responsibility you would not share personal information .
In the health and social care setting there are many different working relationships. These relationships will include: colleagues, manager, other professionals such as doctors/district nurse, service users and their family and friends. For each you develop a different type of working relationship and some will be more formal than others e.g. You would not address a visiting doctor in the same manner as you would a service user and you would not address your manager in the same way as you would a colleague although you must ensure that you maintain a professional manner.

As this sets out boundaries in your job role, enables you to know your role and responsibility’s, knowing your own level of competence and skills, to know your job description
Agreed ways of working are policies & procedures, guidelines, etc., they set out how your employer requires you to work. They incorporate various pieces of legislation as well as best practice. They are there to benefit and protect you, the individuals you support, your employer & any members of the public. They enable you to provide a good quality service working within the legal framework and most importantly aim to keep you and the individuals you support, safe from danger or harm

To implement agreed ways of working you follow the care plan. Duty of care is the obligation you have to exercise a level of care towards an individual, as is reasonable in all the circumstances, to avoid injury to that individual or his/her property.

It is essential that you work in partnership with all of the people surrounding the individuals you...