Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
In this assessment you will explore aspects of employment law, your role and responsibilities in respect of employment practices and present an issue of public concern that has occurred within either the health, social care or children’s and young people’s sector. Additionally, you will create a career plan which reflects on your continuing professional development and related learning and possible future qualification opportunities.
Task Evidence Learning outcomes covered
A Short answer questions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
B Your work role 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 C Career pathway 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
D Presentation or report 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4
Task A – Short Answer Questions
Ai Imagine you are a newly appointed supervisor/manager within your service. You need to update your staff handbook to reflect current employment law. Identify three different sources of information you could use to enable you to do this.
Once you have identified a reliable source of information:
Aii a) List three aspects of employment covered by law.
b) List three main features of current employment legislation.
Aiii Briefly outline why employment law exists.
Task B Your work role
For this task you will need the following:
• A copy of your contract of employment or employment agreement. If you don’t have a written contract of employment eg if you are employed as a personal assistant, discuss your terms and conditions with your employer and make notes to help you to complete the task;
• A recent payslip or pay statement;
• Access to your workplace policies and procedures or notes from a discussion with your employer if you are employed as a personal assistant.
Bi Describe the terms and conditions of your...
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