Outline why legislation relating to employment exists . providing the rules and regulations that must be followed protects the rights of both the employer and the employee. Identify sources and types of information and advice available in relation to employment responsibilities and rights .Contracts, Policy documents, Terms and conditions, Job description, Contracts. [CT257.2] Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment . 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.
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.
HSC - ERR unit worksheet Unit 1: Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings (The numbers after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards) 1. Imagine you are a newly appointed supervisor/manager within your service. You need to update your staff handbook to reflect current employment law. Where would you get this information to enable you to do this? List three different ways.
Assignment 201 Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples Settings Task A 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. You could use the following to update your staff handbook either online or by telephone. Direct.Gov Health & Safety ACAS List Three Aspects of Employment Covered By Law There are many aspects of employment covered by law Minimum Wage, Health and Safety, Redundancy and Dismissal. List Three Main Features of Current Employment Legislation Three main features of current Employment Legislation are Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination Law and Health and Safety Legislation. Briefly Outline Why Employment Law Exists Employment law exists to protect you, your safety and your human rights at the workplace for example working hrs, pay, breaks, discrimination, bullying etc.
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.
Determine three patient safety issues that are being addressed by your health care organization. Identify the actions the organization is taking or identify three issues that you think need to be addressed by health care organizations. Make suggestion for actions to be taken. Support your responses with two peer-reviewed references. HLT 308V Week 4 DQ 2 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and The Joint Commission (TJC) have identified the necessity for health care organizations to have a risk management program to address infection control.
Task Evidence Learning outcomes covered A Short answer questions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 B Your work role 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 C Career pathway 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 D Presentation or report 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 201 ERR Task A – Short Answer Questions Ai: 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. Once you have identified a reliable source of information: • You can revert to the existing handbook • Changes in law since the last update www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employent, www.unison.org.uk • Latest Health & Safety requirements www.hse.gov.uk Aii a) List three aspects of employment covered by law. • Discrimination in the workplace, this covers race, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.
Your workplace will have a set of policies and procedures, which you must follow. They are based on the Legislations and Acts which affect your work role. Contravention of these guidelines may constitute abuse or neglect. 2. 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.
Task A – Short Answer Questions Ai 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 • Direct Gov: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/index.htm • Health & Safety Executive: http://www.hse.gov.uk/ • ACAS: http://www.acas.org.uk Once you have identified a reliable source of information: Aii: a) List three aspects of employment covered by law • Holidays, time off, sick leave, maternity and paternity leave • Your contract and working hours • Redundancies, dismissals and disciplinaries b) List three main features of current employment legislation • Employment rights • Equality and discrimination • Health and safety Aiii: Briefly outline why employment law exists: Employment law exists to protect employees from circumstances they may face in their working lives. This protects every person who works from an employer from discrimination, entitles them to a minimum wage, and to work no more than 48 hours, unless they wish too. 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.