Unit 1 understanding employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young peoples settings.
1 knowing the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work?
1.1 1.2. In my own work place within the care sector these aspects of employment are covered by law discrimination act which is in please to stop my employers or me from discriminating people because of their background or age or gender. Also a disabilities act person with a disability has the same rights and to be treat the same as a person who has not got a disability. Health and safety in the work please this to protect me and employers so I can work in a environment which will Couse me no harm. Data protection means my personal information will not be shared among others. Medicine act this is in place for the correct procedures are followed when dealing with medicine. Manual handling is to protect my physical health and when using moving and handling equipment and to do so in a safe manner. Contract of work this is a contract between employer and employee to agree on terms of working. Minimum wage this is in place so my employer has to give me a fair wage. Hours lawfully allowed to work over a period of time this is put in please so my employer has to give me a rest period and cannot over work me .holiday entitlements again in the UK the law says I am entitled to a rest period. Redundancy and dismissal disciplinary procedures are put in place so I cannot be unfairly punished or dismissed.
1.2 The reason why legislation relating to employment exists is to protect and that correct procedures are followed for me the employee and for my employer. For example discriminations act this is in place so employers and employees cannot be discriminated for the sexuality or background.
1.4There are many places I can get advice and information from relating to rights and responsibilities in my own work place. I can use the internet and visits...