Essay on Health and Social Care

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Unit 206 understand the role of the social worker Outcome 1understand working relationships in social care settings 1.1 explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship There are many different personal relationships that we have within our lives and we act differently to each of those it may be from a family relationship or a work friendship. It is the same with our working relationship with the individuals that we meet, some over step boundaries and turn into friendships. In a working relationship you are in a relationship with someone because it is your job, where as a family or friend relationship is built upon a different reason. In our job we may also have relations between other professionals or…show more content…
2.2 outline what is meant by agreed ways of working Our employer identifies what we are to do in our job description but sets out how it is done in the policies and procedures that you are given before starting work. Most companies have these policies in place: * Equal opportunities – this sets out how the organisation ensures there is no discrimination in the work place * Bullying and harassment – sets out how it is dealt with for the staff being bullied or bullying others * Confidentiality – the steps that are taken when people’s information is not kept confidential and on a need to know basis * Data protection – how information is handled and stored * Supervision 0 how staff are given professional support and supervision Procedures also outline how to deal with disciplinary issues, allegations of abuse, managing risk, deal with grievance or death, respond to emergencies that we have in which supports us on how we work effectively and correctly which allows us to give the best level of care we can give to individuals. 2.3 explain the importance of full and up to date details of agreed ways of working Sometimes we may have changes within the policies or in the law which will always need to be

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