Explain Why Working With Others Is Important For Children

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Anne-Marie Whitlock MU 2.9 1.1 Explain why working in partnership with others is important for children and young people? When working with children and young people in your setting it is very important to work in a team as it can be positive for the children to see. If you work well in a team you will enjoy your work and the children will benefit from that, it should improve their learning and development. It is also important to work in partnerships to build a relationship and to gain trust from the children and their families. You will learn a lot from working together such as the children’s likes and dislikes, strengths and weaknesses, the way they need to be looked after and there education. Working with team members and parents…show more content…
It also needed in order to breakdown any barriers that may be in place in your setting. Partners can also help each other with good communication by building relationships with each other, building trust and could also build on their own knowledge and understanding. You need to be able to communicate to make sure the children’s needs are met and to ensure policies and procedures are correctly met e.g. to make sure a child’s medicine is giving at the correct time and the right amount. All staff will know what their job role involves and what other members of staff job roles are, this will make it more safe and secure for the children. 2.2 Identify policies and procedures in the work setting for information sharing? Data protection act 1998 is the legislation that settings base there confidentiality on to make sure information is shared properly. Staff will have follow procedures to make sure the policies are carried out correctly e.g. if you suspected a child was being abused you would tell your manager/
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