Unit Title: Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Unit sector reference: SHC32
Candidate name: ……………………………………………………………………………..
Answer the following questions, give examples where necessary.
1.1 What are your duties and responsibilities in your workplace
The duties and responsibilities that I undertake in the work place are fulfilling my job role as a carer by carrying out personal care, administering medication, toileting, feeding and other tasks that may be found in an individual’s care plan complying with national standards and regulations in place to protect vulnerable individuals. This includes reporting abuse and upholding a duty of care at all times to any individual I care for.
1.2 Explain expectations about your work role as expressed in relevant standards
I am expected to follow the care plans and carryout the tasks required of the individual in accordance with this. I am expected to make my own risk assessments and report problems to my line manager. I have to abide by current legislation and regulations and maintain professional relationships with the individuals I work with. I am expected to attend training when required.
2.1 Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided
It is important to reflect on my own practice to be able to improve my own performance. This enables me to learn from my mistakes and discover ways on which I can improve the quality of care I provide i.e. find more practical methods of accomplishing tasks.
2.2 Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice
Please get a witness testimony on how you’ve done this.
2.3 Describe how your values, belief systems and experiences may affect your working practice
My own values and beliefs may affect my working practice by age differences i.e. I work with the elderly who may have different traditions and values due to the age