Understand Employment Rights and Responsibilities in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young Peoples Settings.

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Task A - 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. • https://www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people - The government website rules and regulations on employing people. • http://www.hse.gov.uk/ - HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. • http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/– This websites is the office for standards in education, children’s services and skills. This consists of rules and regulations that need to be adhered to within the work setting. List three aspects of employment covered by law. • Minimum Wage • Holiday entitlement & hours worked • Sickness and absence pay (SSP) List three main features of current employment legislation. • Data Protection Act 1998 • Equality and Discrimination Act 2010 • Health and Safety Act 1974 Briefly outline why employment law exists. Employment laws exist to not only to protect the rights of the employer but also the employee, the regulations are set to make a fair and equal working environment for both. Task B - Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement. When I first started at the setting it was subject to a thirteen week probationary period this was outlined in my contract of employment, during this time I underwent an enhanced CRB check had an induction on health and safety and received a copy of the policies and procedures folder for our setting after the probationary period I was issued a uniform with the company logo and a name badge. This contract shows the terms and conditions of my employment what is expected of me as an employee and what the employer offers me, and that
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