Outcome 1 Understand what is required for competence in own work role 1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of own role My duties and responsibilities in my work role are detailed in my job description which are tailored to my particular job role and the health care setting I work in. My responsibilities are governed by the GSCC codes of practice for social care workers and my company policy and procedures will be built in to the GSCC codes of practice. 2. Identify standards that influence the way the role is carried out.
Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s setting (SHC 22) – Unit 4222-202 Care workers promote the opportunity for service users to live in the community for as long as possible, by providing care and support to individuals and families. They work towards an assessed and planned package of support, care or maintenance program, this helps service users maximise their independence. Many duties for a care worker include performing basic personal care tasks as outlined in the service user’s care plan, such as feeding, dressing, assisting to toileting, total body washing. Any changes in the service user’s condition the care worker as a duty to report to senior management. A care worker must maintain an effective working relationship with service user’s, this helps by maintaining good communication.
If a client is in need of extra support I mentor and support the client though there needs. We provide after care on a range of subjects, where we discuss and process saturations that arise. I facility house meetings, where house maintenance issues are recorded, staff and client concerns are discussed. Answer the phone and recording messages, liaising with members of staff, booking in one to one appointment, and providing information for clients providing help and guidance. I carry out health and safety checks, which also make sure the clients, are using the properties correctly and cleanliness is recorded.
The starting point for managing health and safety in the workplace which * Demonstrates the practices commitment to health and safety and sets out aims and objectives in relation to this * Identifies the individual health and safety roles and responsibilities and the communication channels with-in the practice * Summarises the practical way in which health and safety is managed and objectives met. The organisation is requires to have a health and safety policy in place in order to comply with the health and safety at work act 1974. This
 Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples [01:1]Understanding Why Communication is important in the work setting Communication within the work place is important for many reasons 1. You need to be able to communicate with clients to understand their needs and requirements in order that you can assist tem with the daily tasks required in each individual case. 2. You need to be able to pass any necessary information on to the correct staff members so that any needs or requests you have become aware of are also known by all other necessary members of the care team so that a good level of continuity in care is maintained [01:2] Be Able To Meet The Communication and language needs wishes and preferences Of an Individual There are many communication barriers that may need to be crossed within the work places here are a few and how I would attempt to bridge those barriers 1. Deafness This can be overcome by the use of sign language or written notes if the client is able to lip read then direct facial contact should always be maintained when having a conversation or when daily chores need to be assessed 2.
Understand what is required for good practice in adult social care roles. Identify standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out. Standards that influence the way jobs are carried out are usually found in legislation regarding the job role directly, with no exception for adult social care. Some of the standard setting legislation is as followed; Care Standards Act 2000 Domiciliary Care Regulations 2000 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 GSCC Codes of Practice for social care workers National Occupational Standards Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSSH) Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR), etc. Explain why reflecting on work activities is an important way to develop your own knowledge and skills.
Ensuring physical and emotional needs of residents are met and to promote the health and safety of those people I support, are also important in my care worker role. To support nursing care where indicated is important when promoting the health of the individual. My role also involves me assisting with travel and attendance at doctors appointments and recognising health issues and booking appointments. As well as supporting the resident, I also support their family members. As individuals needs can often change, it is my responsibility to ensure all record keeping is kept up to date, also ensuring my training needs are kept up to date, so that I am working at the standards required to meet my role.
In a social work environment communication can be an essential tool in order to meet the needs of a vulnerable adult. It is a basic requirement in the social care role to communicate with the individuals you care for their families and also with other members of staff involved with their care on a daily basis. Communicating with the other staff members you work with shows team working and continuity of care. It also ensures health and safety issues are recognised and reported. One form of this communication is a verbal handover at the beginning and end of each shift, there is also the filling in of relevant communication books and care plans for each of the individuals you care for, this keeps others in the knowledge of the current situation in the work place with service users.
Personal development in social care settings Learning outcomes SHC32 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work. I work as a carer with people with profound learning disabilities. I am responsible for providing support to the service user’s which includes Personal care assisting with meal preparation and feeding assisting with medication and helping them do everyday activities such as cooking swimming outing in to the community. Explain what is expected of your own work role as against relevant standards It is very important that I am familiar with the policies and follow them at all times also in my role I make sure all residents are treated with dignity and respect and protected from risk, treated equally given choice, the right to privacy and keeping confidentiality whilecaring on a day to day basis. Explain the importance of reflective practise in continuously improving the quality of service provided.
Employers have to ensure that everyone who works for them is registered and eligible to work in social care. - Standards and codes of practice will vary depending on the UK country in which you work. Each UK country has National Minimum Standards (-these are used by the Commission for social Care Inspection to inspect the quality of care in services.) that are used by inspectors to ensure that services are being delivered at an acceptable level. The more importantly the national Occupational Standards (-UK standards of performance that people are expected to achieve in their work, and the knowledge