Task A Guidance (SHC 32 2.1, 3.1, 3.2)
You are going to be a mentor for a new social care worker as part of their induction process. Part of your role is to help them prepare for the review after their probation period.
Ai Create a guide for the new social care worker about how to reflect on their practice. The guide must include the headings listed with an explanation of each. a) What is reflective practice?
b) Why is reflective practice important?
c) How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision. d) How standards can be used to help a social care worker reflect on their practice.
Aii You arrange a mentor meeting to feed back to the social care worker. You have comments to make which include both praise and constructive criticism. Write notes to prepare for your meeting. In your notes, explain: a) Why it is important for a social care worker to seek feedback on performance. b) The different ways that people may react to receiving constructive feedback. c) Why it is important for a social care worker to use the feedback to improve their practice.
Task B Personal development plan (PDP) (SHC 32 1.1, 1.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3)
Bi Design a template for a personal development plan (PDP) that you could use to improve your learning, development and professional practice. For each heading in the template, provide a brief summary describing what should be included.
Bii Explain how a PDP can help a social care worker identify improvements in their knowledge, understanding and practice.
Biii Identify sources of support for planning and reviewing your development.
Biv Identify people who can help you develop your knowledge, understanding and practice.
Bv Explain how the people identified above can help you appreciate your strengths and areas for development.
Task C Reflecting on learning experiences (SHC 32 2.2, 2.3)...