201 Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health Essay

2953 WordsMay 20, 201512 Pages
201 Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 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. * Internet www.gov.uk - employing people * HSE – Health and Safety Executive. * Your own Policies and procedures. Once you have identified a reliable source of information: Aii a) List three aspects of employment covered by law. * Discrimination * Sickness Pay * Data Protection b) List three main features of current employment legislation. * Employment Rights * Equality and Discrimination * Health and Safety Aiii Briefly outline why employment law exists. * To regulate the relationship between employers and their employees, to establish minimum standards and equality of treatment for all workers. Task B Your work role For this task you will need the following: • A copy of your contract of employment or employment agreement. If you don’t have a written contract of employment eg if you are employed as a personal assistant, discuss your terms and conditions with your employer and make notes to help you to complete the task; • A recent payslip or pay statement; • Access to your workplace policies and procedures or notes from a discussion with your employer if you are employed as a personal assistant Bi Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement. Bii Describe the information which needs to be shown on your pay slip/statement. * Name and Address * Employee Number * Date * National Insurance
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