Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings

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[202] Principles of personal development in adult social care settings [202.1] understand what is required for good practice in adult social care roles. Assessment Criteria | 1.1 | | Identify standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out. The duties and responsibilities required by my employer are not the only requirements of working in social care. The code of practice for Social Care workers is a list of statements that describe the standards of professional conduct and practice that is required by Social Care Workers in their daily work these were originally set by the General Social Care Council and have now been amended by HCPC (health care profession care council).The regulator in the UK country where I work will require that you follow a code of practice which is the ‘standards’ that any person working in care must follow, and for employers of social care workers that would list out the duties and expectations for everyone who works in that sector. Having a code of practice is important in social care due to the fact within this sector you are working with people that are very vulnerable in society. They have a right to expect a certain standard of work, moral and ethical behaviour. In order to be employed in social care in the UK there is a requirement to be registered. This means having or working towards a certain minimum level of qualification and agreeing work within the code of practice that sets out the required behaviour.Standards that are applicable to my role as social care worker are the National minimum standards; this is used by the commission for social care inspection (CSCI) to inspect the quality of care in services.National Occupational Standards – UK Standards of performance where people are expected to achieve in their work, knowledge and skills they need to perform effectively. Competence,
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