Understand employment responsibilities and right in health, social care or children and young people’s settings Task 1 1. List the aspects of employment covered by law * Anti-discrimination provisions (eg gender, race, disability, --religion, age, Working Hours and Holiday entitlements * Sickness Absence and Sick Pay * Data Protection Act * Health and Safety At Work Act * Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks * Disability Act, * Manual and Handling Operations and Regulations, * The Medicine Act, 2. List the main features of current employment legislation • Employment Rights legislation • National Minimum Wage legislation • Employment legislation • Equalities and Discrimination law • Health and safety legislation • Working time regulations • Part Time Workers regulations 3. Outline why legislation relating to employment exist Legislation relating to employment exists to protect the best interests of both employer and employee. There are policies and procedures put in place in order to protect their rights.
It is still permissible for employers to have reasonable medical criteria for employment, and to expect adequate performance from all employees once any reasonable adjustments have been made. • Disability Discrimination Act 2005: The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 2005 amends the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and introduces a new statutory duty on public bodies, including schools and local authorities, to promote equality of opportunity for those with a disability. A person has a disability "if he or she
Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work 1.1 List aspects of employment covered by law: Minimum wage Holiday entitlement Training Contacted hours Health and safety Discrimination, bullying and harassment Sickness Training Breaks Maternity leave Notice 1.2 List main features of current employment legislation: Health and safety at work Act 1974 Discrimination and Harassment Law Equality Legislation Equality Act 2006 * Disability Rights commission * Equal Opportunity Commission * Commission for Racial Equality 1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists: The Laws set in any area of employment are the minimum acceptable conditions employees are allowed to work to prevent exploitation. For example, the Equal Pay Act 1970 is to remove discrimination between men and women in pay, bonus, holidays and sick leave. Employers and employees need employment legislation to be certain of their position and to understand the correct way to behave at work, e.g. the health and safety policies at the Pre-School are in place to protect those who work there, as well as the children under the staffs’ supervision, of any risks and what to do in any event of accident/emergency. 1.4 Identify sources and types of info and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights: The employment responsibility and rights sources and information available internally within the Pre-School are the Manager, Deputy Manager, Chairperson of the Management Committee, the Policy booklet (containing various policies such as Confidentiality, Health and Safety, Health and Safety Outdoor area and more), informative sheets handed to employees in the induction, ongoing training (e.g.
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.
3 marks www.gov.uk Citizens Advice Bur Trade Unions Once you have identified a reliable source of information: Aii a) List three aspects of employment covered by law. 3 marks Health and Safety Discrimination issues Basic Rights Holidays and Pay Sickness Trade Unions Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings b) List three main features of current employment legislation. 3 marks Employment Rights Equalities and Discrimination Law Health and Safety Legislation Aiii Briefly outline why employment law exists. 3 marks Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings The employment law exists to make sure the interests of both the employer and the employee are protected and upheld. 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.
Describe one piece of relevant legislation and one code of conduct explaining how it promotes diversity. Outline one piece of relevant legislation The Equality Act 2010 The Equality Act 2010 was created to combine and unify previous anti-discrimination legislation relating to protected characteristics e.g. The Race Relations Act 1976, The Disability Discrimination Act 1995, The Sex Discrimination Act 1975, etc. The Act introduced a simpler framework of protection against direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation in work, education, services and public functions. The Act defines this kind of treatment as being unlawful behaviour.
Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health Task 1 1.1 Every aspect of employment is covered by law, which in every job is covered in the contract. These laws relate to the conditions of work which included * Health and Safety * Minimum wage * Discrimination * Hours worked * Training 1.2 Employment legislation relates to protecting the rights of the employee and the employer. * Minimum wage * Hours worked * Unfair dismissal at work * Training 1.3 * Minimum wage - It’s one of the most protected rights, which establishes that the employer must pay the employee equal wage to other employees * Unfair dismissal at work – Employers must show there is a valid reason that can be justified and as long as they acted responsible in the situation * Hours worked – It stops employees from over working doing to many hours and also allows others to work more hours if they wish as long as they have signed a declaration. * Training – This is to protect the employee from messing up, which allows him/her to benefit from learning the precise knowledge needed for the job roll to make sure that he/she is working efficiently and to stop the employee from hurting themselves or someone else. 1.4 Sources of information * Tutor, colleagues and mentors * Policy and procedure, employment act * Internet/union Types of information * Job description/ contract * Training (In the policy procedure) * Union (an organisation which is a source of information) guide and support works, rights and responsibilities Task 2 2.1 My own contract describes the conditions set out for me as an employee for where I’m based in employment.
Unit 200 Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings. 1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law. There are statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers. The law in the 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. 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 List the main features of current employment legislation.
[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 .