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

Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Task A - Short Answer Questions

Ai: The current policies and procedures handbook in place at the company
Up to date health and safety requirements
Internet for example: www.gov.co.uk


a: Wages
Work conditions
Holiday entitlement
Disciplinary procedures

b: Training
Employment Rights
Minimum wage
Health and safety legislation
Equalities and Discrimination law


Aiii: To protect employers and employees from those who would take advantage of them and to create a safe working environment.

Task B Your work role

Bi: My employment is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the CRB.
I must comply with the minimum standards as required by the Care standards act 2000
Take training when required in compliance with CQC.
Ensure confidentiality is maintained.
To work my contracted hours of 37.5 hours per week.
My entitled holiday hours of 210 hours a year to be taken between 1st April and 31st March each year.
My hourly rate and weekend enhancement.
Overtime is available at the same hourly rate.
Entitled to statutory sick pay.
If notice was to be given by myself one week for every years’ service.

Bii: Gross pay your full pay before any tax or National Insurance has been taken off
The amounts of any deductions e.g. tax and National Insurance
The total amount of any fixed deductions.
The total amount of take-home pay after deductions

Biii: Name and address
Bank account details

Biv: The grievance should be raised verbally with immediate superior. This should be done in confidence giving full details and sufficient time to consider the facts of the case and where appropriate take action. Should the immediate superior not be able to satisfactorily resolve the grievance then the matter should be referred either verbally or in writing to the home owner. Their decision will be final.
An employee is...