Employment Rights and Resposibilities

Task 1
List the laws (Legislation) in place that covers employment, the main features of these and why each one is in place.
(Learning outcome 1 = 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)

Key Health and Safety Legislation

Task 2
Find out and identify where to get advice about employment responsibilities and rights.
(Learning outcomes 1 = 1.4)

Task 3
Look at your own contract of employment.
Describe the terms and conditions included.
What does your contract state about ways of working with your employer e.g. absences, annual leave, contracted hours, disciplinary procedure?
(Learning outcomes 2 = 2.1,)

Task 4
Look at your wage slip. Explain your understanding of the following :
Employee Number -  
Employee Name –
Tax Code –
National Insurance Number –   .
Net Pay Year to date –
Pay before Deductions (gross pay) –
The deductions made for income tax –
The deductions for a pension –
The amount of pay you actually receive (after deductions) –.
(Learning Outcome 2 = 2.2)

Task 5
Look at your setting’s grievance policy and describe this
(Learning Outcome 2 = 2.3)

Task 6
Find out what personal information is kept by your employer about yourself. Explain why it is important to keep it up to date. Where must this stored and why. Who should have access to your information?
(Learning Outcome 2 = 2.4)

Task 7
Briefly explain your job role, responsibilities, and how this follows your job description. How does your role affect the running of the setting?
(Learning Outcome 3 = 3.1, 3.2)


Task 8
Write a list of other professionals and companies you may work with. What is their role and how might you work alongside them.
(Learning Outcome 3 = 3.3, 3.4)

Task 9
List the various career paths and opportunities within your setting.
Research information sources for future career pathways within your chosen sector
(Learning Outcome 4 = 4.1, 4.2)

Task 10
Produce your own professional development plan,...