NQSW resource - Outcome statement 1: Professional relationships

Professional relationships: Achieving this outcome

Here are some ways of demonstrating you have achieved this outcome:

Check how far you have met this outcome

Have you:

  1. Used appropriate guidance, legislation and policy to inform your actions and decisions?
  2. Maximised opportunities for people’s voices and views to be heard?
  3. Used different skills and communication methods to engage with a range of people, including those who use services and those with whom you work to deliver support?
  4. Sustained those relationships over a period of time, even when there has been difference of opinion?
  5. Recorded differences of opinion and the process you have undertaken to reach difficult decisions?
  6. Sought independent advocates where appropriate, and worked with them to meet people’s needs?
  7. Accurately recorded people’s views, conflicts and plans for resolution, in a way that is understandable to everyone involved?
  8. Used supervision to reflect upon your practice and the impact it has had on outcomes?

Use the Portfolio (Word file) document to record your reflection on this outcome statement.