Better and Practice Essay

1596 Words Feb 1st, 2013 7 Pages
1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of your own work role

* Following all policies and procedures at all times. * Keeping the boys safe from harm and abuse. * Follow care plans and behaviour support plans. * Keep the health and safety of the house and the surroundings. * Keeping the house clean and tidy. * Supporting the boys to independence. * Cooking and shopping. * Giving the relevant medication. * Writing the correct paperwork / daily logs. * Attending training. * Promoting Every Child Matters – being safe, health, enjoy & achieve, economic wellbeing. * To be consistent and professional at all times.

2. Explain expectations about own role as expressed in relevant
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Values and beliefs can let staff be creative and try new things as we are trying out other individual’s beliefs. This is a positive effect of an experience. An example of this is trying out a cultural difference, eg, giving milk before bed calms a child; I didn’t think this would work, but trying it made me realise it did.

6. How do you evaluate own knowledge performance and understanding against relevant standards?

We can evaluate our own knowledge through self-evaluation. We can do this in our supervisions with other management or alone.

If we follow the roles and responsibilities in our job role, we should meet the standards that are in place, as they are in place to meet these. We can reflect upon our practice to make sure we are meeting these and if not we can then decide what to do to meet these, eg, Every Child Matters standard we follow is keeping healthy if children are putting on weight, we can change activity planners to do more exercise and meals to more healthier options.

7. How do you seek feedback and how do you use this in your personal development?

You can seek feedback from work colleagues and managers at the workplace or from teachers and supervisors at the school place. By using this feedback positively, we can reflect upon this to make working better for the child. For example, the manager has a supervision and asks you to be positive whilst working with a

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