4222-206 The role of the Health and Social Care Worker
Title | HSC 025 The role of the health and social worker. | | Log No |
Level | 2 | | |
Credit value | 2 | | |
Learning outcomesThe learner will: | Assessment criteriaThe learner can: | Candidate Response | Has the candidates response met the assessment? (√) |
1. Understand working relationships in health and social care | 1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship1.2 Describe different working relationships in health and social care settings | Personal relationships have many degrees of closeness ranging from acquaintance, friend, close friend and family relations. These relationships are much more informal and there are degrees of how close each person is to me and how much of my personal life I’m willing to share with them.Formal by choice/mutual A working relationship means working with my employer and employees who work together in the interests of the people we support. As a support worker I need to follow professional codes of conduct, acknowledge boundaries, follow employer policies, procedures and follow the latest person centred support/care plans to enable me to deliver the highest standard of care and support to the client. I keep my private personal life separate from my working relationships which are strictly professional.These relationships are obligatoryThere are many different working relationships which must work together to deliver the care package assigned to the people we support and care for. The first working relationship as far as the person/s I support is a professional one but also a rather close one and is based on trust and confidentiality not only with myself but with also with the support team where friendliness and good professional working relations benefit the resident. The residents of my workplace need me to arrange meetings/appointments/provide services with many external professionals such as Doctors/local...