Acts in the patient’s best interests at all times. 2. Demonstrates understanding of the boundaries of the Health Care Assistant role and the ability to assertively refuse to undertake skills /tasks which fall outside of role e.g. undertaking patient assessments, neurological observations. 3. Demonstrated the ability to identify personal sphere of competence proactively seeking supervision to develop competence as required from senior/ more experienced colleagues. 4. Works to ensure the completion of the Band 2 Developmental Passport for HCAs, including the Care Certificate standards. 5. Works in partnership with manager to develop and deliver on Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time framed (SMART) objectives at annual appraisal and personal development planning meeting. 6. Demonstrates a commitment to continued personal development undertaking additional training to develop skills as relevant to clinical area e.g. ECG recording, venepuncture, Theatre Escort training as required and following discussion with Ward / Department Manager. 7. Takes responsibility for attending statutory / mandatory updates in accordance with Trusts’ mandatory training matrix.