SHC: 22: introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s setting.
1.1: describe the duties and responsibilities of your own role.
In the morning one of my first duty is to greet the children and parents and ask them how they are, this is because, they will feel welcome in the setting and happy to be seen again. Then I sit down on one of the activity tables where the children are playing, and communicate with them about what they are doing, this is because they will develop their communicating skills and learn new words. After play time, I have to do “garden duty” which is basically supervising the children outside with another member of staff while they are playing football or riding their bicycles, this is because, if any accidents happen, we have to know what happen, and who has involved. If there are any accidents happening during the children’s play time, such as a bleeding nose, the incident has to be written in the accident book, stating what happen, who was involved and who the whiteness was. And at the end of the day, the parent should be informed, and ask to sign the accident book, this is because to let the other members of staff that the parent was informed about the accident. After I have done my garden duty I help the children and the teachers tidy up the nursery and get reading books out and read to the children, because through reading, children develop their reading skills and understanding about books. At my nursery , I maintain a positive attitude, this is because, when I am working with children I have to be happy and make them feel safe and enjoy their time at the nursery, because through this, children feel that they are wanted there and that you are willing to play and talk to them and help them learn. At the end of the day, I have to maintain confidentiality within the setting. I have to follow the settings policies and procedures. It is illegal to discuss any confidential matters outside...
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