Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health Social Care and Children

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Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings Workbook

Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings Workbook Contents Modules Topic Contracts of employment Anti-discrimination Age discrimination Statutory rights and responsibilities Disability discrimination Working hours, rest breaks and holiday entitlement Maternity/Paternity, parental and adoption leave Absence and sickness Data protection and access to personal information Health and safety Contracts of employment Anti-discrimination Procedures and documentation within your organisation Working hours and holiday entitlements Sickness absence and sickness pay Data protection Health and safety Sources of information and advice on employment rights and responsibility matters Your occupation and organisation Occupations and career pathways Representative bodies Learner declaration Useful contacts Internal sources Page 6 8 10 12 12 15 17 18 19 22 21 22 22 23 23 25

External sources Your organisation and the sector you work in Job and training opportunities Representation

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Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings Workbook Introduction Overview This workbook is designed to evidence learner’s achievement of all learning outcomes for unit CU257P: Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings. You should start reading through this workbook after your induction. The workbook contains various questions/activities for you to complete. These can be identified by the pen icon shown. As and when you complete sections of this workbook you will need to login to your e-Track portfolio and update your learning journal to record the new knowledge and skills you have gained as a result of the learning activity. The laptop icon shown will act as a prompt reminding you to do this. Delivery Unit CU257P: Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings aims to equip learners with the necessary knowledge and understanding of their employment rights and responsibilities. What you will learn The EDI Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings assesses learners’ knowledge and understanding of the health, social care and children and young people’s sector and their role within it. Upon successful completion of this workbook you will know and understand:   Statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers  Awareness of own occupational role and how it fits within the sector  Agreed ways of working with employer  Career pathways  Issues of public concern and how these may influence changes in the sector Disclaimer Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, nothing in the materials should be relied on as a statement of absolute fact. This is especially true of any legal information. In the latter case only an overview is provided and, of course, the law is constantly changing. The authors of the materials accept no responsibility for any harm or loss caused, directly or indirectly, as a result of the use of these materials. Acknowledgements This workbook has been developed using information and resources obtained from www.direct.gov.uk (Crown Copyright) and the Council for Administration December 2010 ERR workbook with their permission and consent.

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Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings Workbook Using my learning journal What is ‘My Learning Journal’? 'My Learning Journal' should be used for reflective accounts of learning and development activities that have taken place...
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