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CAFS HSC Enrichment Days 2011 Individuals and Work (Commonwealth of Australia, 2011) Community and Family Studies HSC Enrichment Day 2011 Individuals and Work
Syllabus Content Students learn about:Students learn to: workplace supports for individuals as family members flexible work patterns and practices workplace culture, including provision of childcare regulations and entitlements – carers’, maternity, paternity, long service, sick and annual leave – Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action – Enterprise Agreements examine the extent to which workplace factors: – assist individuals in managing both their family and work expectations (NSW Board of Studies, 1999)
Examine how workplace supports assist individuals in managing both their family and work expectations (15 marks). (NSW Board of Studies, 2009)
Flexible work patterns and practices Workplace culture, including provision of childcare Carers’, maternity, paternity, long service, sick and annual leave Enterprise Agreements Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Complete a mind-map of the workplace supports that exist within the workplace to support individuals as family members Review of Workplace Supports Activity 1 Review of Workplace Supports
Mix and Match Workplace Supports Activity 2 Mix and Match Workplace Supports Workplace Support DefinitionExamples Flexible Work Patterns Include various patterns of work that allow greater possibility of choice for the employee and/or employee. Career Break Flexible Work Practices Are various procedures or protocols that can lead to employee skill development, productivity and absenteeism. Rostered Days Off Workplace Culture Refers to the general atmosphere or environment within a place of work. Family Picnic Day Workplace Entitlements Include the rights that are associated with a law or contract within the workforce that are developed and granted by the government and/or governing body. Paid Parental Leave
Categorising Workplace Supports Activity 3 Categorising Workplace Supports Workplace supports Workplace entitlement Workplac e culture Flexible work pattern Flexible work practice Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity ✓ Flexible leave time arrangements ✓✓ Family Assistance (access to services such as Medicare, Centrelink) ✓ Childcare centres, breastfeeding facilities, crèches, Rostered Days Off (RDOs) ✓✓ Enterprise Agreements and Enterprise Bargaining ✓ Commonwealth Government’s National Childcare Strategy ✓ Childcare Benefit ✓ Working from home, telecommuting, job-share, Flexitime, part-time work ✓ Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 and Sex Discrimination Act 1984 ✓ Industrial Relations Act 1996 ✓ Career Break ✓ Sick, paternity, family, bereavement, carer’s, annual, long- service leave ✓ Baby Bonus ✓ Paid Parental Leave ✓
Link to Family and Work Expectations Activity 4 Link to Family and Work Expectations Workplace Supports Description Assist Individuals to Manage family expectations Assist Individuals to Manage Work Expectations Influences on wellbeing (PIESCES - Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social, Cultural, Economical, Spiritual) Flexible Work Patterns Part-time, casual, seasonal, job share, working from home and telecommuting are patterns of work that have greater flexibility of hours, days and place of work Allows the chance to care for children or complete household duties. Can save time and money Can increase productivity and reduce absenteeism. Wellbeing of employee increases as they have time to complete both jobs successfully The Ability to Make Up Hours in Case of an Emergency Employers give the employee permission to use either work phones or mobiles in case of a family emergency Employee can manage the family emergency effectively and take care of the necessary arrangements for children and/or individuals in their care such as elderly parents The employee can complete their work once returning from managing the emergency without feeling guilty that their work was not completed Employee can have piece of mind that their employer will let them deal with family emergencies as they arise. This may increase gratitude and effort in the workplace
Workplace Supports Description Assist Individuals to Manage family expectations Assist Individuals to Manage Work Expectations Influences on wellbeing (PIESCES - Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social, Cultural, Economical, Spiritual) Carers’ leave An employee may take paid personal/carer’s leave: if they are unfit for work because of their own personal illness or injury or to provide care or support to a member of their immediate family or household, because of a personal illness, injury or unexpected emergency affecting the member Employees can care for family members if they are ill, injured or need to be cared for in case of an emergency. This can lead to the family member recovering quicker and may assist to build family relationships Employee satisfaction that their employer is meeting their family’s needs. The employee is also going to be more focused at work if the situation is managed effectively, rather than worry about their family member The overall wellbeing of the employee and family member will be enhanced as their needs are being met. The employee will feel a sense of accomplishment that both roles are being managed Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999 has now replaced Affirmative Action. Requires: private sector companies, not-for- profit/community organisations, non- government schools, unions, group training companies and higher education institutions with 100 or more people to establish a workplace program to remove the barriers to women entering and advancing in their organisation Women are empowered and as a result feel that they can help contribute to the family budget and as a result can meet various family needs. This may also build and enhance family relations Women can contribute to the workforce and bring valuable skills, values and qualities to their respected jobs. This can also help women feel confident to return to work after having children Women feel that they are contributing to society. Their self- esteem and confidence is enhanced. May be more likely to further develop skills and abilities within their workplace Link to Family and Work Expectations Activity 4 Link to Family and Work Expectations
Step 1: Underline or highlight syllabus terminology, define the Glossary of Key Word used and identify additional information from the question. Step 2: Re-word the question to ensure that you have a full understanding of it. Step 3: Describe various workplace supports. Examine how workplace supports assist individuals in managing both their family and work expectations (15 marks). HSC Question Scaffold Activity 5 HSC Question Scaffold Step 4: Link each workplace support to managing family and work expectations. Step 5: Link to wellbeing. Step 6: Read over your answer!
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