I will speak to more experienced people regarding this, and take proper advise and guidance. I will agree and develop a learning plan to improve own work performance, that meets own needs, and follow a learning plan for improvement to my own work. I will also review progress against learning plan and make updates for improving own work and further learning. 1.4 Explain the purpose and benefits of trying out possible improvements to your own work. Every task has to be performed and every work has to be done with the best method and the most appropriate method in hand.
Understanding Professional Supervision Practice Professional Supervisions is the process of bringing together a care worker and a skilled supervisor to evaluate, reflect on and improve the work of the carer. The supervisions provide opportunities to guide the carer towards competent work and allow for constant development in a working environment. It promotes career development and continual improvement and also helps monitor the care given by workers and helps develop the care given to benefit the service user. Supervisions can be the main factor in aiding towards professional development, allowing not only differing methods of training but also aiding the supervisor to see what extra training is needed for the care staff. They also allow the care worker to feel supported in their day to day activities and can help in staff retention and recruitment, by fostering a happy workplace.
Evaluate theoretical approaches to professional supervision It is important that supervisions are conducted on a regular basis to promote the professional development of the staff member and to resolve any issues that the staff member may be facing whether that be in the work place or in their personal lives. Supervisions are used to monitor working performance and to ensure that the staff member is working within the regulations of the code of practice, local nand national policy guidance and the company polices and procedures. Supervisions give both the staff member and the supervisor the opportunity to build an effective, open relationship where experiences and guidance is used and shared to improve working performance. The supervision can also be used as a training model setting goals and targets for the staff member to reach. Therefore improving personal competence and performance.
These are some of the roles they have to undertake: • develop a strategy the team will use to reach its goals • provide any training that team members need • communicate clear instructions to team members • listen to team members' feedback • monitor team members' participation to ensure the training they providing is being put into use, and also to see if any additional training is needed • manage the flow of day-to-day operations • create reports to update the company on the teams progress • distribute reports to the appropriate personnel Leadership styles and impact of performance Different type of leadership styles exist in work environments. Advantages and disadvantages exist in different types of leaderships. Laissez-faire A laissez-faire leader lacks direct supervision of employees and fails to provide regular feedback to those under his supervision. Highly experienced and trained employees requiring little supervision fall under the laissez-faire leadership style. However, not all employees posses those characteristics.
Important of Reflections Reflecting on my own practice is important because it allows me to assess what i am doing well, identify areas where you might like or may need more training or guidance in to ensure am performing to the best and meeting all standards and expectations within the care setting. It also helps me to think about what I am doing in the setting and always be aware of how I am working with others. Reflecting on my work practice can enhance and improve my confidence and self-esteem because I can look at what I am doing well, the things I have learnt and achieved and feel good about myself especially if I have been able to do something with ease which I use to find it difficult to do in the past, if I have been able to do something that I have never tried it before. This then gives me confidence to continue to work well and aim to try new things or use what new skills or knowledge I have gained in my care practices. Reflecting on my activities can help me learn from other people’s strategies.
I can reflect during activities, or after activities have ended. Reflective practice enables me to improve my service of care, and helps me rectify errors, for future activities. By reflecting on my role, I am constantly aware of any improvements that i could make, that would benefit the care of my service users. 2.2 Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice. When dealing with a service user who was at end of life and after observing the loving, caring way that
Continual professional development is a process of life-long learning that meets the needs of clients and enables care workers to expand and fulfil their potential. It is important to continually improve your knowledge and practice in order to remain aware and keep updated regards current guidelines, legislations and standards relative to your practice. As manager it is your role and responsibility to ensure staff are kept up to date with and legislation, standards and guideline changes. The GSCC Code of Practice state that ‘social care employers must provide training and development opportunities to enable social care workers to strengthen and develop their skills and knowledge.’ The White Paper – ‘Modernising Social Services Promoting Independence, Improving Protection, Raising Standards’ (written in 1998) identified that 80% of all care staff HSC DIPLOMA HELP | This document is protected by copyright and belongs to hsc diploma help. NOT for resale purposes 1 ©HSC DIPLOMA HELP ͟͠͞͠ had no formal training and that there were no national standards of practice.
It is both a tool to help me analyse specific interactions or incidents that have occurred at work, as well as a method of working in the moment that is mindful and self-aware. 1.2 Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided. Reflecting on my practise is important as it can help me to focus on what I have done well and identify areas I may need to improve I.e. It may make me consider new approaches or make me consider learning more or beginning new courses in relevant subjects. I can use reflective practice to improve the quality of the service I provide by thinking about a task I previously completed and asking myself: What could have been done better?
Personal Development Planning. This helps someone to reflect of their learning, performance and achievements on a job, helping them to better themselves and achieve personal educational and career development leading to more competence, effectiveness and safe practise. Avii. Your manager and senior staff might be involved in providing information and feedback for a personal development plan. Even the residents and their relatives could be involved.
Reflective practice is important as it allows an individual to look back at previous incidents and use the lessons learned and skills learnt in order to change the outcome of an incident should something similar happen in the future. Reflective practice allows you to improve and develop the skills that you already have, whilst also showing you opportunities to change the way you may deal with certain incidents, should your current way of dealing with them be ineffective, it can show you why it isn’t working and you can work on different outcomes to future problems. 2.3 Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice. * Values These are specific to a person and are important to a person in order to maintain their integrity. They can include specific ways of working, which, if working as part of a team could affect good working practice as the person you are working with may not share the same values as you and this may end in a conflict of values and a difference of opinion of certain situations which will have