It firstly identifies the skills matrices for the organisation and then delves into what the current competencies are of each individual against this predefined set of skills required to fulfill a specific role. The outcome of the skills audit process is a skills gap analysis. This information will enable the organisation to improve by providing the appropriate training and development to individuals to cater for the identified skill gaps. The skills audit process will also provide information which can be used for purposes such as internal employee selection and to ensure that the correct person is deployed in each position. 2.
Equality, Diversity and Rights - Unit 2 M2 - Assess the influence of a recent national policy initiative promoting anti - discriminatory practice. Anti discriminatory practice is the main method used to combat discrimination. It is action taken to prevent discrimination on the grounds of age, race, class, gender, disability etc and it also takes into account how individuals behave towards other each other. It is very important for all employees in health and social care settings to use and promote anti discriminatory practice in the workplace and in their everyday work. This will help reduce prejudice, eradicate discrimination and promote equality for service users and for staff.
206 Task B Handout It is a legal requirement to follow agreed ways of working. Policies and procedures or "agreed ways of working" set out how we your employer require you to work. They incorporate various pieces of legislation as well as best practice. They are there to benefit and protect you, the individuals you support and us your employer. They enable you to provide a good quality service working within the legal framework and most importantly aim to keep you and the individuals you support, safe from danger or harm.
The values which one person feels are important in their life may not be so to another. To provide the best support to a person, their values must be taken into account and by doing so you will be empowering that person, increase their self determination and improve their independence. A person’s values will include their Individuality – as a carer you see each person as an individual and promote their interests, aspirations and needs in all you do. Your organisation should fit around these individualities not the person fit in with the organisation. Rights - the rights of people are protected by law, and in particular by the Human Rights Act 1998. protects people from harm and guarantees them basic entitlements such as the right to respect and equality Choice – Choice means having access to a wide range of options and information.
By the employer following these laws they are protecting themselves from possible legal action. 1.4 Available sources/types of information and advice relating to employment rights and responsibilities: There are organisations whose job it is to make sure that regulations and laws are being carried out and followed. Most employers will follow these rules not only to protect you but also to protect themselves. There may be an occasion where you are concerned that rules are not being followed, initially you must report this concern to your employer. But knowing who to go to for, for further advice is worthwhile knowing.
| Equality focuses on those areas covered by the law, Equal wages for the employees with same qualification, experience doing the same job. | Inclusion | Inclusion is about ensuring that there are no barriers that would exclude people or make it difficult for them to fully participate in society. People must be included in all aspects of life, not excluded from some of them because of an illness or disability. | Providing a ramp to give wheelchair access to a building and Providing information in a range of languages and in audio format. | Discrimination | Discriminating people on the grounds of age, gender, race, sexuality or ability can damage persons self esteem and reduce their ability to develop and maintain a sense of identity.
These powers must be carefully regulated to avoid abuses by the state and its public services against individual members of the public. However, even in a country like the UK with highly trained and knowledgeable officers, a breach of human rights can still occur. This is why laws and policies as the Human Rights Act 1998 exist. The Act makes it clear that certain rights are given to all UK citizens and if these rights are broken by the public services then an individual has the right to take the service to court and challenge its actions. Human Rights are a key part in every Human Beings day to day lifestyle.
Legal concerns can arise because background checks are so comprehensive and a very high level of responsibility. Employers don’t want to harm any of their current employees so they don’t want to hire anyone who may be an unfit for the company. Reference checking has taken on a new importance with the dramatic increase in workplace violence (McCord, 1999). Employers need to be more careful about the information they release to potential employees. What was the legal issue in this case?
When performing the work as a forensic export it is crucial to be accurate and meticulous in your process. If you make a mistake it could potentially hinder the progression of a case. When reporting as an expert witness being truthful and impartial is also critical. As an expert witness you can and probably will be questioned regarding your education received and degrees earned, professional training, years of experience, prior expert testimony experience and professional certifications, along with many other inquisitions. Being an expert witness is an important
Those charged with recruiting people to posts in work organisations take a crucial ‘gatekeeper’ role; only those people selected for employment can be led, managed and developed. So in the most fundamental sense the decision to employ (or not) underpins the whole area of managing people. Issues associated with exclusion from the workplace also highlight the need for professionalism, fairness and ethical behaviour on the part of those engaged in this activity. Recruitment and selection also has an important role to play in ensuring worker performance and positive organisational outcomes. It is often claimed that selection of workers occurs not just to replace departing employees or add