Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health and Social Care


Learning Outcomes

1. Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work
2. Understand agreed ways of working that protect own relationship with employer
3. Understand how own role fits within the wider context of the sector
4. Understand career pathways available within own and related sectors
5. Understand how issues of public concern may affect the image and delivery of services in the sector

Guidance Notes for Learners

Key terms used:

Outline: Your answer should give a short general explanation outlining the essential features, not the detail. It should summarise the main points.

Define: Your answer should give the precise meaning of a word

Describe: in order to describe something you must give a detailed account. You answer must be in sentences to demonstrate your understanding of the key terms

Explain: You need to ensure you answer is clear, detailing facts.

List: Your answer should give a list of names or things that are written one below the other

Identify: Your answer should establish who or what something is.

Example: Your answer should identify one of a number of possible outcomes.

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