2 Skills and challenges
In this audio clip, Sally is asked how she would like to be described, as a support worker. If someone were to ask you the same question, what would you like them to say? Note down some of the phrases you would most like to hear. Think about the skills and qualities you identified in Activity 1.
How confident do you feel about the skills and qualities you have identified?
Are there any you feel you need to develop further?
Transcript: 2: Skills and challenges
You may have used words like:
You may also have mentioned skills or knowledge that you possess, like:
understanding your clients.
The words you chose to use indicate the skills and qualities that you intuitively feel are important to your ability to do your work. If you have identified a need for further development, you should discuss this with your manager or supervisor, as it will help in identifying your professional training needs.