Understand Working Relationships Nvq 3

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The role of the health and social care worker.
Outcome 1 Understand working relationships in health and social care.

1. 1 Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship.

A working relationship or professional relationship is always work related where as a member of a team you agree to work within set guidelines, working towards common goals with a set purpose. A personal relationship is usually family orientated or close friends, based on family bonds, love or social commitments unlike a professional relationship you can be more Selective and start and finish relationships if necessary.
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You are held responsible / accountable for your actions, You do not let your personal opinions or feelings affect the relationship or cloud any decisions you have to make. You must also be of good character this is supported by a CRB check you must also be trustworthy and honest as any breech of these could lead to a breakdown in the relationship between work colleagues or a service user. There are also boundaries that should be recognised ie personal space, ethics, and not calling service users by pet names.

1. 2 Describe different working relationships in a health care setting.

In a health care setting you will have working relationships with the following - * Your manager, Senior carer and work colleagues . * Service users or colleagues in need of support. * Service users family or friends. * Advocates. * Other health care professionals such as G.P.s, District nurses, Social workers and specialist care teams. Outcome 2 Be able to work in ways that are agreed by the employer.

2. 1 Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job

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