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.
Anything that was agreed and written in your contract of employment such as confidentiality, Reliability and Flexibility , work place rules and much more, you agree to these on the signing of your contract so you and your employer have a legal binging contract that u must adhere to and also staff should have a staff handbook which is accessible at all times for you to refere back to if there are any questions about your contract. Describe the information shown on own pay statement . Name of employer, Hours worked, any holidays taken, hourly rate. Total wage befor tax, Total wage after tax, NI number, Tax code, Total earned so far, Total tax and NI paid so far, Name of employee and Employee number. Describe the procedures to follow in event of a grievance .
• Data Protection • Health and safety At Work Act (1974) • National Minimum Wage Act (1998) B) List three main features of current employment legislation. • Holiday entitlements • Training • Minimum wage Aiii ) Briefly outline why employment law exists. To protect the employee and the employer from being discriminated against, to provide safe working environments and to make sure no one is taken advantage of. Task B Bi) describe the terms and conditions of your employments set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement. See attached blank contract for all terms and conditions.
There is an increasing responsibility for employers to protect the health & safety of their employees. The financial benefits to employers of compliance are significant. Regulations are immediately assessed and amended in line with changes in the workplace and how work conditions affect individuals. Key Legislation The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 is the basis for health and safety law, it sets out general duties which employers have towards employees and members of the public, and employees have to themselves and to each other. This also includes taking action to protect the health and well-being of employees after they return to work, if they become more vulnerable to risk because of illness, injury or disability.
These ensure, for instance, equality of opportunity, safety and fair working conditions. Use the spider diagram below to identify each aspect. One example has been given. Holiday entitlement Employment contract Hours worked Aspects of employment law Discrimintion Health and safety Dismissal 12 Original text and illustrations © Pearson Education Limited, 2011 BTEC Apprenticeship Assessment Workbook Level 3 Child Care ERR Unit 1: 1.2, 1.3 WorkSkills Unit 10: 1.2, 1.3 Task 1b Research current employment legislation and identify the main areas it covers. List the areas and outline the reasons why the legislation exists.
Understanding Employment Rights & Responsibilities in Health, Social Care or Children's & Young People's Settings 1.1Aspects of employment covered by law are: Anti-discrimination against age/gender/race/religion/disability Working hours and holiday entitlements Sick leave and sick pay Data protection Health and Safety Criminal records bureau (CRB) checks, combined with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) now known as the Vetting & Barring Scheme. 1.2Main features of current employment legislation are: Employment rights Equalities and discrimination Health and safety 1.3Legislation for employment exists to protect the rights of both the employer and employee at work, and explains the responsibilities for both. 1.4Sources of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities & rights can be obtained from: HR DEPTARTMENTS within the company concerning my contract & responsibilities CITIZEN ADVICE BUREAU for employers/employees will provide advice and information on work related issues COMMUNITY LEGAL ADVICE for if a dispute occurs and becomes a legal issue – i.e. employment tribunal TRADE UNIONS & other representative bodies will support me with a work related issue concerning my employer and will help me to protect my rights as an employee 2.1Terms & conditions of my contract of employment states details for when wages are paid, rate of pay I am on and how my wages are paid. It tells me my hours of work expected each week, what days off I am entitled to and holiday entitlements.
Question 1 : | 1.1 | List the aspects of employment covered by law | | Answer : | Working hours Minimum wage Age,gender and racial discrimination Holiday entitlement Health and safety Training Redundancy and dismissalBreak entitlements. | Question 2 : | 1.2 | List the main features of current employment legislation | | Answer : | Employment Rights Equalities and discrimination law Health and safety law. | Question 3 : | 1.3 | Outline why legislation relating to employment exists | | Answer : | It exists to give employers and employee's rules and guides as to what's except able and what's not.Employment laws are there to protect employees and employers regarding minimum wage, health and safety at work, working time regulations, human rights act, data protection, disability and discrimination act. | Question 4 : | 1.4 | Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights | | Answer : | You can get information regarding employment responsibilities from human resources, the internet, unions and solicitors can also give information and advice. This information can be written or verbal.
201 – Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings. Task 1. Statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers. 1.1 – List the aspects of employment covered by law. • Health and safety • Holiday entitlement • Discrimination • Disciplinary procedures • Union rights and consultation • Training • Redundancy • Dismissal • Hours • Pay 1.2 – List the main features of current employment legislation.
Unit 201 Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings Candidate Name ____Fay Horton________________________ Assessor Name ____________________________ Date____________ Criteria Ref | Outcome 1Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work | 1 | List the aspects of employment covered by law (Research) | Contract of employmentminimum wagediscriminationhours of work health and safetydisciplinary procedures trainingequal rightsredundanciessick payunfair working conditions * Holidays * Training * Manual handling * Cosh * riddor | 2 | List the main features of current employment legislation (Research) | employment rights * equality discriminationhealthsafety Age requirementsMaximum working hours | 3 | Outline why legislation relating to employment exists | To stop exploitation of works by their employees and to provide rules and rights.to safeguard both employers and employees. Protect their rights and ensure employees are treated all the same like they all should receive the correct pay the correct holidays there entitled to also to be treated as an equal. That they have the proper equipment to get their jobs done like health and safety clothing. | 4 | Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights | you can find these within your contract provided by your employer. responsibilities and rights are in your contract.
[pic] [pic] LEEDS NHS CLINCAL HEALTH CARE INDUCTION WORKBOOK This workbook will provide the learner with: • Overview of the induction and timetable • Understanding of the course • Understanding of your expectations • Contact details • List of extra resources • Understanding the of the laws to protect you within the workplace • Understanding of the Duty of Care On completion of this workbook the learner will: • Have Completed up to 90% of the EDI Award (Alongside observations and discussions from the workplace) • Completed the Duty of Care unit • Cross referenced evidence to the Clinical Diploma (NVQ) • Alongside a completed