Values And Principles

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Standard 1: Understand the principles and values essential for working with children and young people. Area of knowledge 1: Principles and values (a)Demonstrate that you care about the principles and values essential for working with children, young people, their families and their carers. As a residential care worker there are many ways in which I can demonstrate my recognition of the values and principles essential for my role. The most important one is to understand why “Every Child Matters” In my role I have already come into contact with some incredible children and young people. The resilience and strength of character I have been privileged to witness is inspirational. I believe we, as a company and me as an individual are indeed…show more content…
Standard 2 :Area of knowledge 2 ; Legislation, Policies and practices (a)Know about the important laws relating to children and young people, and where you can get more information. There are a number of laws relating to children and young people, they include The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989-This is an agreement by the governments of the world and prompted the legislation of The Children’s Act 1989. The convention drew clear and concise lines for safeguarding and protecting children. These are: The right to a childhood, (including protection from harm) The right to be educated (All girls and boys completing primary school) The right to be healthy (including having clean water, nutritious food and medical…show more content…
A policy is written as a guide to ensure plans and practices are maintained and everyone is working to a common goal. A procedure is a set of methods for conducting tasks and activities within a business and best practice to achieve goals. As a RCW by following these policies and procedures I can show the young people that I care for them and sets a good example of following guidelines and rules. The policies at Bryn Melyn are designed to ensure safety for service users and employees and promote and maintain the highest possible standards of
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