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201 Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Assignment overview In this assessment you will explore aspects of employment law, your role and responsibilities in respect of employment practices and present an issue of public concern that has occurred within either the health, social care or children’s and young people’s sector. Additionally, you will create a career plan which reflects on your continuing professional development and related learning and possible future qualification opportunities. Tasks There are four tasks to this assignment. A Short answer questions B Your work role C Career pathway D Presentation or report This is a summary of the evidence required for the unit. Task Evidence Learning outcomes covered A Short answer questions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 B Your work role 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 C Career pathway 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 D Presentation or report 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 201 ERR Task A – Short Answer Questions Ai: Imagine you are a newly appointed supervisor/manager within your service. You need to update your staff handbook to reflect current employment law. Identify three different sources of information you could use to enable you to do this. Once you have identified a reliable source of information: • You can revert to the existing handbook • Changes in law since the last update www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employent, www.unison.org.uk • Latest Health & Safety requirements www.hse.gov.uk Aii a) List three aspects of employment covered by law. • Discrimination in the workplace, this covers race, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic. • Rights to minimum wage and reasonable working hours. • Rights to redundancy payments when they are made redundant, and it also allows
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