Understand the Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

Understand the role of the health and social care worker

Understand working relationships in health and social care:
1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship:
Working relationships have boundaries therefore, they are different from personal relationships. Professional codes of conduct, employer policies and procedures should be considered and in a working relationship you should treat individuals with equality. I would not share personal information in a working relationship like I would with family and friends. A working relationship doesn’t have emotional attachments and is based around your working environment. A personal relationship normally has emotional attachments due to being with family or friends
1.2 Describe different working relationships in social care settings:
There are 3 main types of relationships in the social care setting, they are management, administration and the care staff. Respect is extremely important, for example I would not speak to a manager in the same way I would speak to a colleague, I would take the same into account when speaking to a resident.
Understand the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer:
2.1 Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role:
It is important to adhere to the scope of my role as a care worker because it sets out boundaries and enables colleagues to know their specific roles and responsibilities.
2.2 Outline what is meant by an agreed way of working:
I must not work beyond my own level of competence and skill, this could cause confusion and have damaging results.
2.3 Explain the importance of full and up-to-date details of agreed ways of working:
It is important to have full and up-to-date agreed ways of working because, it stops confusion between individuals, therefore good practice is followed and bad practice doesn’t get repeated.
Understand the importance of working in partnership with others:
3.1 Explain why it...