Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

Unit 201
Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings
Outcome 1:   Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work
  * List the aspects of employment covered by law:
      * Minimum wage
      * Hours worked
      * Holiday entitlements and maternity leave
      * Redundancy and dismissal
      * Union rights and consultations

  * List the main features of current employment legislation:
      * Employment rights
      * Equality and discrimination law
      * Health and Safety legislation

  * Outline why legislation relating to employment exist:
  * Employment law exists to protect to protect the best interests of both employers and employees and to protect both, employers and employees, from those who would take advantage of them. And is also a legal requirement for our standards of work.

  * Identify sources and types of information and advice available and relation to employment responsibilities and rights:
      * The existing handbook
      * Changes in law since last update
      * Latest Health and Safety requirements

Outcome 2:   Understand agreed ways of working that project own relationship with employer

  * Describe the terms and conditions of own contract of employment:
  * My employment contract sets out certain rights and obligations for me and my employer. The contract lists the agreed terms between me and my employer like:
  * Amount of contracted hours: 37,5 hours/week
  * Amount of wage
  * Holiday pay
  * Sick pay
  * Redundancy pay
  * To assume a level of responsibility designated by the Team Leaders and the Home Manager
  * To work on a flexible 12-hours shift system, including night shifts duties
  The terms of my employment are, also, well explained in the Staff Handbook, received at the time of signing the contract, which it provides me the summary of the policies and...