Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings.

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Unit 302 – Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. 1.1 – Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role. Job Purpose To create a homely atmosphere that enables service users to live in a manner similar to that of their usual home life, maintaining the client’s independence privacy, dignity, and choice at all times, enable clients to reach their full potential to ensure their self-esteem. To oversee and assist in all aspects of care and activities for the client and where necessary make decisions related to the care provided to clients. To promote and maintain communications with internal and external parties. Principal Accountabilities and Activities. •To assess individual needs of service users on or prior to admission to the Home consulting with the client and/or relative/friend/advocate and complete care plans for all client’s as soon as possible after admission, in order to ensure they receive the highest standards of holistic care and attention appropriate to their needs. Care plans to be reviewed and evaluated regularly. •To participate fully in the overall care of the service user. •To ensure that the day to day running of the care aspects of the Home are in accordance with management policies/procedures, and to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and the “National Care Standards Commission” in particular. •To give guidance and training to the care staff and to provide support and direction as required. •To be involved with service user’s activities both inside and outside of the Home and encourage leisure pursuits accordingly. •To accomplish staff supervisions at two monthly intervals to ascertain their training needs and discover any aspects concerning their employment that they or you wish to discuss. •To stand in for the Manager when required and provide

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