Health and Social Care Level 2 Diploma

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Unit 4222-206 The role of the social care worker Outcome 1 Unerstand working relationships in health and social care 1. The way in which a working relationship is different would be because of the boundaries, professional codes of conduct, employer policies and procedures. In your working relationships you would be friendly and have a different approach. The way that we relate to those we support should be guided by clear boundaries. You would not share information about your personal life as you would with your friends. This is important as it keeps the work place professional. As with working relationships with service users the employee must ensure they stick within the boundaries set out in the employers policies. The employee must never let a relationship with a service user turn into a personal one as this would clearly infringe on the employer policies and could lead to either service user or the employee been left in a vulnerable position. 2. In health and social care settings there are a number of different working relationships. As well as the relationship a support/care worker may have with a service user, a support worker may have a working relationship with other support workers, doctors and other health care professionals, care managers and live-in carers. These relationships can be close, depending on the level of needs held by the service user.Other working relationships may include landlords, housing benefits officers and other benefits agencies, cleaners and maintenance workers. Outcome 2 Be able to work in ways that are agreed with the employer 1. Consequences of doing something that's not part of your job role e.g. giving others mixed, inconsistent, confusing messages, doing something you're not qualified, trained, experienced in doing could put yourself & others at risk of harm. This is why it is important to adhere to an

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