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Responsibilities of a care worker

Level 2
Credit Value
Guided Learning Hours
This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. It provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to understand the nature of working relationships, work in ways that are agreed with the employer and work in partnership with others.

Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit must be assessed in line with the relevant assessment principles.
Learning outcomes 2 and 3 must be assessed in a real work environment.
Care settings eg. Adult, children and young people’s health settings and adult care settings.
Agreed ways of working include policies and procedures where these exist; they may be less formally documented with micro-employers .
Individual refers to someone requiring care or support; it will usually mean the person or people supported by the learner.
Others may include:
• Team members and colleagues
• Other professionals
• Individual people who require care or support
• Families, friends, advocates or others who are important to individual people


Qualifications offering this unit

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