Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health and social care or children and young people settings:
Identify three different sources of information you could use to enable you to update your staff handbook to reflect on the current employment law: Colleagues within the work place
Internet websites such as: www.cab.org.uk
Books on current employment law such as: Employment law made easy author Melanie Slocombe
List three aspects of employment covered by law:
Health and Safety in the work place
Wages (minimum wages)
Employment Rights 1996 it sets out the expectations of the job with fair treatment of the worker. Equalities and Discrimination law 2010 makes sure that everyone is treated fairly and equally and not discriminated against. Health and Safety legislation act 1974 it places a duty on all employers to ensure it is a reasonable practice. Aiii
Employment law exsists to protect employers and employees from anyone who would take advantage. It exsists to provide support and guidelines for employers to carry out their functions and run their business within the law.
The terms and conditions set out in my contract is a legal document which establishes my relationship between me and my employer ,it also states how many hours they are wanting me to do and it explains about my probationary period which means that I have a six week trial period. It explains about holidays and how they work between staff and where you work as my company have three units in total and we can work in either one of them as it is explained in our contract. It explains about the disciplinary procedure and rules and how to follow grievance procedure and confidentiality.
The information that can be found on my pay slip are:
Hours that I have worked that week
Tax code , tax deductions ,my net pay my name and the date the money was paid. Biii
The changes in my personal circumstances that I should tell my employer about are: Contact details , telephone number , address , and bank details. Biv
The procedure to follow if I was to raise a grievance at work, I can make a formal complaint if you have tried solving a problem by talking to your manager but you are not satisfied is: write a letter to your employer setting out the details of your grievance or a meeting with your employer to discuss the issue and you have the ability to appeal if you are not satisfied with the decision reached. Bv
Data protection- it is linked with confidentiality.
Regulates the processing of personal data held manually or on a computer. Grievance - writing a letter to your employer setting out the details of your grievance Conflict management – is the process of limiting the negative aspects of conflict while increasing the positive aspects of conflict. The aim of conflict management is to enhance learning and group out comes including effectiveness or performance. Anti-discrimination – refers to the law on the right of people to be treated equally, people must be dealt with on a one to one basis regardless of sex age race ethnicity nationality sexual orientation gender identity and some times religious and political opinions. Health and safety – provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arisng , maintain the health and safety of all staff service users residents and visitors.
Provide and maintain safefty equipment ensure safe handling and use of substances. Ensure all staff are competent to carry out their duties safely and have safe working conditions , also review and revise health and safety policy if necessary on regular intervals.
How my role contributes to the overall delivery of the service , I can deliver/provide the best quality care to each individual and to make sure they are satisfied with the quality of care provided to them. I can influence the quality of the service provided by following best practice within my work role because I will...
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