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Managing Self

The unit ‘Managing Self’ explores the importance of learners being able to manage the stresses of their role through, for example, self-reflection and how to manage their own professional development.

There are 4 learning outcomes, and a total of 19 assessment criteria.

  • 1. Understand the importance of self-awareness
    • 1.1 Emotions affecting own behaviour and behaviour of others
    • 1.2 Values, belief systems and experiences affecting working practice
    • 1.3 Socialisation processes that inform values and beliefs
    • 1.4 Strategies for keeping aware of own stress levels and for maintaining wellbeing
    • 1.5 Methods of using feedback from others and own reflective practice to increase self-awareness
  • 2. Manage personal and professional behaviour
    • 2.1 Professional behaviour
    • 2.2 Learning from feedback
    • 2.3 Links between emotional intelligence and professional conduct
    • 2.4 Adapt communication in response to the emotional context and communication style of others
    • 2.5 Challenge views, actions, systems and routines that do not match the vision and values of the service.
  • 3. Manage workloads
    • 3.1 Use strategies and tools to identify priorities for work
    • 3.2. Plan ways to meet responsibilities and organisational priorities while maintaining own wellbeing
    • 3.3 Use digital technology to enhance own efficiency
    • 3.4 Delegating responsibilities to others
    • 3.5 Revise plans to take account of changing circumstances
  • 4. Undertake professional development
    • 4.1 Evaluate own knowledge and performance
    • 4.2 Establish own learning style
    • 4.3 Prioritise own development goals and targets
    • 4.4 Use personal and professional development planning