Unit Shc32 Essay

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Unit SHC32 Engage in personal development in health and social care or children's and young people's settings Outcome 1 Understand what is required for competence in own work role 1.1 My first obligation when entering in to this work was to attend an induction course provided by my employer Condover College Limited. After attending the course, I was required to complete a document outlining my role and as a support worker and listing all aspects of my employment. There a number of responsibilities that I have within this role, which not only requires me to follow legislation, guidelines and regulations with regard to those in my care but to also follow my employer's policies and procedures. It is important that I work towards providing an environment within the residential setting where those under my care are both happy and stimulated. I am also responsible for their personal care requirements. I am also required to help them with their personal development with regard to their individual social, personal and cultural needs. As part of this process, I understand that I have a duty to help those in my care to have certain aspirations and dreams and give them every support to achieve them. I also appreciate that it is important for those in my care to have full communication with their family by whatever means possible in order to enhance their lives and those of their relatives. Related to this is the fact that I must be acutely aware of the need to respect confidentiality of those in my care when dealing with any other agencies. It is also part of my role to assist in the ongoing leisure activities for those in my care and to ensure that all their safety requirements are met. With regard to the residential facilities, it is both my duty and responsibility to ensure that all cleaning, laundry and domestic tasks are carried out
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