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View Unit : Develop and sustain effective working relationships with staff within substance misuse services and other agencies

Unit
Unit Reference Number
F/501/0689
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Develop and sustain effective working relationships with staff within substance misuse services and other agencies
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
24
Unit Credit Value
4
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.3 Health and Social Care
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Any skills-based element within the unit must be assessed within the workplace or by using workplace evidence.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Understand the context of working in partnership.

1.1

Identify the nature roles and functions, policies and procedures of principal agencies

1.2

Identify structures, function, and methods of communication and decision making

1.3

Identify the roles and responsibilities of key people who work in these agencies who are involved in joint working arrangements

1.4

Identify the effect agency structure and culture may have upon the policy and practice of joint working

1.5

Identify the effect of agency culture and structure upon policy and practice of working in partnership

1.6

Explain the principles and benefits of working in partnership.

2

Develop effective working relationships with staff in other agencies.

2.1

Develop clear action plans for joint work which clarify roles and responsibilities of the respective parties

2.2

Reach agreements about roles and responsibilities and arrangements for decision making

2.3

Apply principles of equality, diversity and anti-discriminatory practice in working relationships with staff in other agencies

2.4

Confirm arrangements for joint work which are

a. Appropriate to the nature and purpose of the work

b. Likely to be effective in establishing and maintaining relationships

c. Respect confidentiality while balancing risks of sharing or not sharing information

2.5

Identify effective methods to monitor and review the progress of joint work

2.6

Obtain advice and support promptly when team discussion and supervision are appropriate

2.7

Complete records accurately and clearly and store them according to agency requirements

2.8

Communicate information to people who are authorised to have it.

3

Sustain effective working relationships.

3.1

Identify the benefits and advantages of joint working and use these to develop own practice

3.2

Identify factors which might hinder joint working

3.3

Explain methods of identifying and resolving conflict within and between agencies and between individuals

3.4

Identify methods of assessing the effectiveness of joint working relationships

3.5

Explain and defend the views of your agency and its policies

3.6

Contribute to regular reviews of effectiveness and efficiency of joint working arrangements and identify ways in which the arrangements could be improved

3.7

Complete records accurately and clearly and store them according to agency requirements

3.8

Communicate information to people who are authorised to have it.

Equivalent Units
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