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STANDARD 1 Understand your role - Tasks, Behaviours and Standards of work 
 
 
 
 
STANDARD 1 Understand your role 
 
Your role will have a job description. This tells you what your main duties and responsibilities are and who you report to. You should know what is expected of you but also what is not included in your role. 
 
It will be almost impossible for a job description to list every task you will do but it should give a good overall picture of your role. 
 
Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services to children or adults in need, or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or poverty. 
 
Choosing a job in health and social care means you want to make a difference to other people's lives by supporting and caring for them, so they can thrive and their quality of life is enhanced. 
 
To work in a professional manner and provide the best quality of care, you need to know the duties, responsibilities and boundaries of your job. 
 
Your role will have a job description. This tells you what your main duties and responsibilities are and who you report to. You should know what is expected of you but also what is not included in your role. 
 
It will be almost impossible for a job description to list every task you will do but it should give a good overall picture of your role. 
 
This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation.  
 
Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work. 
 
This course comprises SEVEN modules:  
 
The course structure 
Understanding social care  
Relationships  
Agreed ways of working  
Keeping up-to-date 
Working in partnership  
Resolving conflicts 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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