This is a practical guide to the key elements of employment in youth and community work. It offers advice which should help both employees and management save time and avoid mistakes. Material is presented on central employment procedures and rights, and a comprehensive account is given on what it actually means to employ part-time workers "pro rata". This guide aims to help readers foster an insight in to the laws, practices and policies of employment as they impact on the whole area of informal education. The importance of youth and community work to society is kept at the heart of the discussion throughout.
|Publisher:||Russell House Publishing|
Table of ContentsPart-time workers - management and employment
the JNC report: a guide - gradings, other conditions
discipline and grievance
health and safety in youth and community work - stress, minibuses, hazardous pursuits, lone working
action for equlity statements and policies - law, policies, practices
legal responsibilities - the contract of employment, job descriptions, management, saying no
us and them - employment policies, the role of union negotiations, ACAS, industrial relations, using grievance and disputes procedures
financial problems - secondments in the voluntary sector, devolved budgets, charities, limited companies, insurance
basics of employment law - what it is and isn't, scope, reasonable expectations
being managed - models of good practice, suggestions, staff development policies
redundancy - law, policies, procedures, redeployment.