1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship? Work relationships are more like teamwork all working together. Personal relationships could just start out as work relationships but as you get to know each other, your relationship may blossom into something more. 1.2 Describe different working relationships in health and social care settings? A working relationship in health and social care is based upon professional settings followed by rules regulations and procedures.
1. Understand working relationships in health and social care 1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship - A working relationship is different to a personal relationship, in a variety of ways. In a working or professional relationship, there are set of rules that I have to adhere to including the policies and procedures that are set by my employer. I am held responsible/ accountable for my actions. I also do not let personal opinions or feelings affect the relationship.
This means that the relationship is based on agreed rules and expectations about how both sides should work together. Your manager or supervisor is the person who represents the interests of your employer. Your employment contract as well as the policies and procedures of your workplace should clearly set out the expectations rules and boundaries of your relationships with your employer manager and supervisor. Relationships with co –workers (colleagues) As a social care worker you will need to form good relationships with your co – workers (colleagues) as you are likely to work in a care team or multi – agency partnership. Trust, support and co – operating with your co – workers are important aspects of teamwork situations.
Outcome 1 understand working relationships in health and social care 1. Explain how a working relationship is different to a personal relationship A personal relationship is one where your personal life and extra curricular activities and social life are involved. A work relationship is another way of describing a relationship with your co-worker. You spend time together at work, you work well together, but you have little or no contact outside of work. It's strictly professional.
1.1– A working relationship is where you are placed with other people and work as part of team where each individual is working following professional codes of conduct, towards shared goals. You work a set procedure and have a role in what you do. Time limits and boundaries apply and you do not have to like the people you work with but need to keep personal opinions and feelings to yourself. Mutual respect and understanding is a key factor in developing a good working relationship. A working relationship must be kept professional and formal.
Consider the differences in these two relationships and how this is apparent in health and social care - to include roles, employment, management and dynamics. 1.2 Describe a different working relationships in social care settings. Different settings - community, residential, nursing home, personal, formal, informal, paid and unpaid working relationships. 2. Understand the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer 2.1 Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role.
2.2 Describe different working relationships in social care settings – The different working relationships in social care settings are between the caregivers and the service users, caregivers and professional bodies such as GP’s, psychology, dentists etc..., Caregivers and the service user’s family members, and also between colleagues and management. For each of these I develop a different type of working relationship and some will be more formal than others for example would not address a visiting doctor in the same way I would a service user although I always ensure that I maintain a professional manner. 2. Understanding the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer 3.3 Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role The scope of my job is the sum of everything I have to do to get my job done to the highest standards. It sets out and describes the activities or duties I have to do, how, when, where and who with.
Understand the role of the social care worker Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship. Working relationships: these are relationships that are formed whilst within the workplace, such as work colleagues, and it is necessary to maintain a professional nature whilst at work, the sense of a business relationship. It involves the concepts of teamwork, working with colleagues towards common goals of which is set out with the companies agreed ways of working, and therefore sharing same goals and purposes. Professional relationships: these are relationships that are generally formed amongst friends, family members, or others within a social group; it creates an interpersonal relationship, often based on similar likes and / or social commitments. Other relationships formed can be of a romantic nature, based on love and family bonds.
Working relationships are different to other forms of relationships because the relationship forms a particular non-personal purpose to achieve tasks /coordinate roles .A person’s job description and the line managements that exist in work settings often define these. There are a lot of different types of relationship in the workplace e.g. Employer/employees, relationships with other colleagues, service user/staff relationship’s , staff relationship’s with professionals e.g. doctors, nurses, occupational therapists Outcome 2 Understand the importance in working in ways that are agreed with the employer 2.1 It is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role as this sets out boundaries in your job role, enables you to know your role and responsibilities. Knowing your own level of competence and skills, knowing your job description, as is designed to meet the needs of the residents in the care home.
1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship The difference between a working relationship and personal relationship is that a working relationship is different because of boundaries, professional codes of conduct, employer policies and procedures. In your working relationship you would be friendly have a different approach treat with equality you would know your role and responsibility you would not share personal information as you would with friends. Also a working relationship as no emotional attachment and is primary based around your job, where as personal relationship as an emotional attachment due having family and personal friends and is not work related. 1.2 Describe different working relationships in health and social care setting The Different working relationships in health and social care setting would come into 3 types e.g. policy making, administrate, and the hands on staff, the working relationship in health and social care starts with the policy making has they have to know everything from the law to the public sector and they will delegate the job of implementing decisions to the administration team, who then will work out the correct forms charts procedures for action and reporting back.