Basic Human rights covered by law: Wages, holidays, and holiday pay. Lay offs and short term working. Sickness, time off work, the right to ask for time off for training, the right to ask for flexible working. Health and Safety, harassment and discrimination, bullying, trade unions, whistleblowing at work. How much notice you must receive, how much notice is an employer entitled to, are you entitled to be paid in your notice period, pay in lieu of notice, Sunday working, Christmas Day working, Enforcing rights at work.
[CT257.1] Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Aspects of employment covered by law . Minimum Wage, Number of hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures and your contract of employment. the main features of current employment legislation . Employment rights act, Equalities and Discrimination law, Health and safety Act. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists .
To regulate the relationship between employers and employees establish minimum standard equality of treatment for workers and to protect workers, employers. 1.4 Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights Contracts Policy documents Terms and conditions Job descriptions Handbook Colleagues People above employer Trade unions Local government 2.1 Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment Job description - defining the role, responsibility level, decision making and whom to report to or supervised by. Entitlement - rate of pay, holiday entitlement, retirement and ill-health, benefits, bonus/overtime rates, uniform, expense allowances. Responsibilities - working hours, dress code, reporting illness/absence, annual assessments, complaint procedures, notice periods of leaving/dismissal, requirements to change working hours. General - part time work, confidentiality clauses, using company equipment, codes of behaviour, health and safety regulations.
Unit 201: Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings. Outcome 2: Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer 1. Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment These most commonly fall into 4 main sections: A: Job description - defining the role, responsibility level (e.g. Manager, Deputy Manager, Assistant etc). It might include limits on decision making/to whom one reports/is supervised by.
Unit CT257 Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employers within own area of work 1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law Aspects include: Contract Hours worked Discrimination Health and Safety Holiday entitlements Redundancy and dismissal Training Disciplinary procedures Union rights Consultation Minimum wage 1.2 List the main features of current employment legislation There are 3 main features of current employment legislation. They are: Employment rights Equality and Discrimination Health and Safety 1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists Legislation relating to employment exists to protect both the employer and employee. 1.4 Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights These Include: HR department Line manager ACAS (Employment Advice Bureau) Citizens Advice Bureau Community Legal Advice Access to Work Additional Learning Support Advice from trade unions and representative bodies 2. Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer 2.1 Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment Terms and conditions of own contract of employment include hours worked, pay rate, holiday entitlement, contribution of objectives of job role to organisations key aims. The terms and conditions of your employment are a statement and instruction of what the employer's expect of their staff and your job description.
Task B your work role Bi Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement. Health and safety It is your duty and responsibility to familiarise yourself with, and to comply with the company’s or any third party’s health and safety policies and procedures. Rate of pay Your rate of pay is £7.50 week days and £8.50 weekends per hour; the company will review your pay annually and advise you in writing of any pay change. Hours of work Your working hours are variable and will be organised according to a rota which the company will notify to you in advance. The company does not guarantee to provide you with a minimum or maximum number of hours of work.
1.1 The law in UK covers the following aspects: Minimum wage, Hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures, Union rights and consultation, among many others. Labour law covers the deal between employee and employer. Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. We also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more. 1.2 The spectrum of employment law in the UK covers three main areas.
1.1 The aspects of employment covered by law are: * Minimum wage * Hours worked * Discrimination * Health and Safety * Holiday entitlements * Redundancy and dismissal * Training * Disciplinary procedures * Union rights and constitution 1.2 The main features of current employment legislation are: * Employment rights e.g. Unfair dismissal, minimum wage * Equalities and discrimination law e.g. Equal pay, disability, sex, race * Health and Safety legislation e.g. Working conditions 1.3 Legislation relating to employment exists to protect workers, to guide, regulate and set standards, to provide rights and restrictions on workers and management through a legal relationship. 1.4 Sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights can include: * Speaking to line manager to get more personalised advice * Contract * Handbook * Policy documents * Terms and conditions * Job description * HR department * ACAS * Citizens Advice Bureau * Job centre * Advice from trade unions and representative bodies 2.1 The terms and conditions of my contract of employment include adhering to all policies and procedures.
Describe how the duty of care affects own work role I and my employers have a “Duty of Care” when delivering services to the individuals in our care. We must follow the General Social Care Council’s (GSCC) Codes of Practice, our organisational policies and procedures and also Legislations and Acts, all of which set out the standards i am to follow. The GSCC regulates and controls the training and conduct of care workers and their employers and has a code of conduct which each are expected to adhere to. The care worker should • Protect the rights and promote the interests of service users and carers • Strive to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of service users and carers • Promote the independence of service users whilst protecting them as far as possible from danger or harm • Respect the rights of service users whilst seeking to ensure that their behaviour does not harm themselves or other people • Uphold public trust and confidence in social care services • Be accountable for the quality of their work and take responsibility for maintaining and