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Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit name: Personal Development in Care Settings
Learning outcome: 1. Understand what is required for competence in own work role
Assessment criteria: 1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role

Your duties and responsibilities are the things the tasks that you perform, your behaviours and the things that you are accountable. Duties and responsibilities will vary between roles, so you will need to look at those that are applicable to you.

You should be able to find a list of your duties and responsibilities in your job description. Some of your duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Ensuring medication is stock-checked daily
  • Working in line with person-centred values
  • Following agreed ways of working
  • Modelling best practice to co-workers

Your duties and responsibilities should also be explained when you begin employment, usually by your manager as part of an induction.