The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

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Health and Social Care Level 3 Unit CU2546 - The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker Understand working relationships in health and social care (1.1, 1.2) 1. Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship A working relationship is a lot more formal. Even when you make friends with colleagues, you must be professionalAt all times whilst in the work area. You must also be in uniform and present yourself well. A personal relationship is informal. Your use of language will be different, there aren’t rules to follow, you will be In your own environment. Professionalism is not necessary. 2. Describe different working relationships in health and social-care settings * Working relationship with colleague- professional at work, although often you make friends with colleagues,Therefore you will no doubt be informal outside of work and more in sync, working as a team inA service user’s home. * Working relationship with a Service user- professional, yet friendly and if you become friends (which is mostLikely) you may be a little more informal, but always following rules and regulations, politeness and maintaining a Professional image and character. * Working relationship with manager(s)- always polite and well mannered. No use of bad language or abuse. Honest at all times. Once you build up a friendly relationship you may be less formal when speaking, butAlways respectful. Be able to work in ways that are agreed with the employer (2.1) 3. Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job roleTo ensure health and safety regulations are followed and the welfare of the service user is paramount But always making sure that our (care workers) health and safety is considered too. Rules of employment are set for valid reasons and must be followed in respect of your job role and employer, also The law and
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