Essay on Diploma Level 3

644 Words Apr 12th, 2013 3 Pages
ERR1 unit
Explain each criteria, please

1.1 List the aspects of employment covered by law

* Minimum wage
* Hours worked
* Discrimination
* Health and safety
* Holiday entitlements
* Redundancy and dismissal
* Training
* Disciplinary procedures
* Union rights and consultation, etc.

1.2 List the main features of current employment legislation

*Equalities
* Employment rights
* Discrimination law
* Health and safety legislation

1.3 Outline why legislation relating to employment exists

Legislation relating to employment exists to stop exploitation of workers by their employers mainly to protect the rights of their employee’s and to make sure that they have everything they need such as. * Minimum wage *
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3.1 Explain how own role fits within the delivery of the service provider
My role as a care assistant ensures that the rights of the people you are caring for are met.

3.2 Explain the effect of own role on service provision

3.3 Describe how own role links to the wider sector
I make sure that individuals are provided with care by making sure they are clean, rested, fed and that they are supported in their intellectual, social and emotional needs. You communicate with other people to provide seamless care such as arranging and attending appointments or carrying out treatments.

3.4 Describe the main roles and responsibilities of representative bodies that influence the wider sector

4.1 Explore different types of occupational opportunities
Senior carer, care manager, nurse, occupational therapist, doctor, paramedic.

4.2 Identify sources of information related to a chosen career
Pathway

My manager, College, Training courses, Organisations, NHS Careers, Direct Gov Careers, colleagues, internet websites.

4.3 Identify next steps in own career pathway

Completing my diploma and training to become and paramedic, nurse.

5.1 Identify occasions where the public have raised concerns regarding issues within the sector

Elderly in care not getting washed fed or cared for properly, abuse and neglect in care homes
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