You will be accountable and responsible for any mistakes or errors. You do not have to like the people you work with and you will need to keep personal opinions and feelings to yourself. Mutual respect and understanding needs to be established and is a key factor in developing a good working relationship. A personal relationship is formed through choice, with someone you share interests and feelings with and who you like. There will be no set of rules or procedures to follow and you won’t get paid.
CT299 -Understand the role of the social care worker 1. Understand working relationships in social care settings 1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship. Working and personal relationships are different because of boundaries, in your working relationship things need to be kept professional at all times and you would be expected to adhere to professional codes of conduct and employers policies and procedures. Personal relationships are much more relaxed and the boundaries are far different e.g. you may hug your family and friends this would not always be appropriate in a work relationship.
You have to build professional relationships with people you support to enable you to deliver the care required to each individual so you can get to know them and find out their likes and dislikes and routines they may have. You must make sure you do not over step the boundaries of the relationship for example visiting them out of working hours or inviting them to your own home. Some people you support may show an interest in your personal life but it is important to keep the answers you reply to their questions minimal, it is fine to share basic information but you must not share significant personal details about yourself. The other relationship of working is building relationships with staff members, team work takes time to work well, not everyone will share the same views on how tasks should be completed, and most teamwork relationships will depend on how well the team is managed. Supportive team working is a good term and can help towards a great team
A personal relationship is formed because you want it to and because you like the other person, it is your choice. 1.2 Describe different working relationships in social care settings. In social care settings there are many different working relationships. These may include other professionals such as Nurses and Doctors, Family members and friends, also colleagues and Managers. You will develop a different type of working relationship with each individual, some more formal than others, e.g.
Unit 206 – Understanding the role of the social care worker Understand working relationships in social care settings 1.2 In a working relationship, the main reason for any type of contact with any person is to provide some sort of service or to use the service that is being offered. It is a professional relationship. In health and social care the service users depend on you and need to feel secure in the fact that the can rely on you to get certain tasks completed and be happy with the results. This probably would not be the same in a personal relationship; you would not have the same obligation to do these things. You chose personal relationships but you don’t choose your colleagues.
Unit 206 1.1 In a working relationship you have a duty to follow certain rules and regulations, and are held formally accountable for your actions. In a working relationship, personal beliefs and opinions should be kept to yourself. Whereas in a personal relationship, it is more common and almost expected that you follow no formal rules and are free to voice your opinion. 1.2 There are many different relationships when working in a care setting, these may include colleagues, a service user’s advocate/family members/friends, senior members of the organisation, outside agencies/professionals including doctors and social services. 2.1 It is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role I am in, and only undertake tasks I am trained and competent to perform properly and safely.
Giselle Pienaar Unit 206 1.1Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship? A personal relationship is a relationship you choose to have. Working relationships are given to you, a working relationship can be difficult as coworkers may not get along, in a working relationship is it essential that all coworkers always remain professional and keeps all personal opinions away from the work place. 1.2 Describe different working relationships in health and social care settings? There are many different working relationships within the Health and Social care setting some examples of these are: Manager – coordinators Coordinators – care staff Coordinators – social worker’s, occupational therapists, physio therapists, general hospital staff Coordinators – service users and service user’s next of kin 2.1 Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role?
The role of the health and social care worker Unit 206 Understanding working relationships in health and social care OUTCOME 1 1 A working relationship is when you keep a professional distance between the people you are working with, so you would only see them when you are at work, when you working with those people as part of a team within the work places polices and procedures. You would be accountable and responsible for any mistakes made. A good working relationship is built on respect and understanding. A personal relationship is made through choice, it allows you to share interests and feelings with the people you like. There are no polices or rules to abide by with a personal relationship , it's still built around respect trust and understanding but it's formed because you like that person and choose to have that relationship with them.
Personal goals is something everyone in the health care relationship is going to have; like the physician saving time, or the patient needing reassurance. Personal goals can be very important when trying to understand a patient and their needs. I feel that knowing one’s personal goals, you can get a better understanding of that person. Interdependence is also very important because it looks at things leading up to the health care conversation, like the receptionist that is very cold and not friendly. That one receptionist can change the whole mood of the patient, which continuing on into the visit with the physician.
Unit 206 understand the role of the social care worker 1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship. The difference between a working relationship and a personal relationship is that a working relationship you have boundaries, professional code of conduct and you need to follow the policies and procedures your work provide, but a personal relationship you can talk about anything you can tell your friends that you have been doing t throughout the day, which in a working relationship you can’t as you need to protect confidentiality. Also in a working relationship you can’t get emotional attached to someone as in a personal relationship you can due to relationships, friends and family. 1.2 describe different working relationships in social care setting in the health and social care setting there are a number of different working relationships you will come across such as relationships with colleagues, managers and other professional teams like doctors and nurses also the service users themselves, friends and family. Each one you will develop a different relationship with and some of these may e more formal then others due to their job role.