Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker

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Unit Title: | Understand the role of the social care worker | Unit sector reference: | PWCS 25 | Level: | 2 | Credit value: | 1 | Guided learning hours: | 9 | Unit expiry date: | 31/07/2015 | Unit accreditation number: | A/602/3113 | 1.1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship Ans. A working relationship where you are placed with other people work as part of a team where each individual is working following professional codes of conduct, towards the achievement of shared aims and objectives. Time limits and boundaries apply and you do not necessarily 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 personal relationship is a relationship formed through choice, with someone who you like, who you may share interests and feelings with. In a personal relationship there are no sets of rules and procedures to follow and you are able to voice your personal opinions, thoughts and feelings. A personal relationship is therefore formed simply because you like that person and choose to have that relationship with them whether it is a family relationship or friendship. 1.2 Describe different working relationships in social care settings Ans. Management and staff, staff and service users, staff and healthcare professionals(For example: cares and nurses ,social workers,Doctors etc..) 2.1 Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role Ans. When you appointed for the position, you have agreed with the job description as part of a contract with the employer. So, it is your legal responsibility to adhere in your defined role. It is your duty to understand the expectations of your job as well as
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