Unit 201 NVQ Level 2

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Unit 201 Understanding employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s workforce.
Outcome 1
1.1 The aspects of employment covered by law are:
The disability discrimination act. 1995
Health and safety at work act. 1974
Equality act. 2010

1.2 The main features of current employment legislation are:
Wages: The act determines methods of wage payment and establishes the right for you to not suffer from unauthorised wage reductions.
Hours: Your employer must comply with legal restrictions on employee’s working hours.
Work Conditions: You are entitled to a safe and healthy working environment.

1.3 Legislations relates to employment in order to protect the rights of the
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Their main role is to give support to their service users.
Physiotherapist – A Physiotherapists work with individuals of all ages, couples and families to help them overcome any psychological or physical problems that they may have.
Nurse – A nurse works with people of all different ages. There are many different types of nurses but every nurse’s main role is to be caring and nurse their patient back to health. Care home manager – A care home manager is responsible for running the day to day care home. They oversee all the activities throughout the day and they also make sure the patients are getting the good quality care they need.
Dementia nurse – A dementia nurse works with patients with dementia and also their families. They work together with other professionals that work with the patient’s family to help them cope with looking after a person with dementia.

4.2 Here are some sources of information related to a chosen career pathway:
Direct Gov.
My manager
Training organisations

4.3 I am currently a trainee nursery nurse completing my level 2 NVQ in childcare, I then would like complete my NVQ level 3 in childcare. After that I would like to achieve my postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) so I could then pursue my career into teaching special needs children in schools.

Outcome 5 Understand how issues of public concern may affect the image and delivery of services in the sector.

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