An outline of what is meant by ‘agreed ways of working’. The term ‘agreed ways of working’ relates to the way an employee must work and the rules that they must adhere to. As an employee you should work in a way that is clearly set out in the job description – this will then mean that you know what areas of care you would be responsible for and those that should be reported to a higher member of staff etc. Bii) Limits of role There are limits of this role as this has to ensure safety of clients as well as members of staff. The job description outlines the limits and if this is not exceeded, this may result in dismissal or disciplinary action.
This is different from a job description because a job description describes the job whilst a person specification describes the person needed to do the job. A person specification also helps to during the selection process because it helps pick out the suitable person. A person specification is found on an application form to inform the applicant whether they are the right person for this job. This document can also be used to during appointing staff because the owner can use this as a checklist to see whether the person they are choosing is right for the job. It is important that the skills and experience is included in the person specification and is relevant to the job role because there is a risk that someone may be recruited on a wrong basis.
Your workplace will have a set of policies and procedures, which you must follow. They are based on the Legislations and Acts which affect your work role. Contravention of these guidelines may constitute abuse or neglect. 2. Describe how the duty of care affects own work role I and my employers have a “Duty of Care” when delivering services to the individuals in our care.
Understand the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer. My responsibility to give professional care to the clients. There are up-to-date rules and policies what I have to keep eg health and safety, emergency situations, moving and handling… 3. Understand the importance of working in partnership with others. Very important to work with the other careers and nurses as a team.
Be able to work in ways that are agreed with the employer. Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role. The scope of your job role of care assistant comprises the different tasks or activities that need to be carried out to get your job done. It is in effect a ‘contract’ in that it defines what you have to do, how you should do it, with whom, where, in what circumstances and by when. Because it also includes details about what you are aiming to achieve, it is used to judge your performance.
Analyse the principles, scope and purpose of professional supervision. Outline the theories and models of professional supervision. 511/LM2c 1.1 1.2 . Professional supervision is where a worker is given responsibility by the organisation to work with another worker in order to meet certain organisational, personal and professional objectives. Before you do supervision with an individual for the first time, I come up with a supervision agreement with the individual so that we are both aware of what is expected from each other during supervision.
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 your job role this is important as it sets out boundaries in your job role, enables you to know your role and the responsibility’s you have, knowing your own level of competence and skills also means you will not carry out any job the you do not have the relevant experience and training to complete safely. 2.2 Outline what is meant by agreed ways of working You’re agreed ways of working would be included in your contract. You also have a responsibility as a Care worker to work
Question 1:What is meant by the term ‘duty of care’? How does it contribute to the safeguarding and protection of your service users? | | | | | | Duty of care means providing care and support for individuals within the law and also | | | within the policies, procedure and agreed ways of working of my employer. It | | | contributes to the safeguarding and protection of service users as it is my duty of care | | | to raise any concerns I may have about any aspect of my work such as poor working | | | conditions and poor practice by staff, and to safeguard individuals from harm such as | | | abuse. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 204-1.2, 304 – 1.2 | | Question 2:Explain what it means to have ‘duty of care’ in your job role.
Management of human resources is very important of an organisation, the management should therefore find the right approach to their employees to be able to plan and manage them in a professional manner. Human resources management is important for an organisation because if employees perform efficiently it increases the production and/or customers services in an organisation. A business can manage its human resources through methods such as: motivation, training, appraisal and personal development planning. A very important aspect in HR management is employing staff with the right skills and qualification required for a particular job role and training those staff who don’t have the right required skills to carry out a particular task. Management of human resources is essential as it commits employees into achieving organisation goals and objectives.
Policies and procedures consists of all rules and legislations regarding my job role I will play within my working organisation which is set by my employer and must be followed. It will explain what I am allowed to do or not to do. In fact, it describes how my employer requires me to perform my working role. Without the term 'agreed ways of working' I would remain unaware and unfamiliar to my roles and responsibilities. I also cause harm or danger to myself or service users if I don’t follow the policies and procedures and will find myself liable for my actions.