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Unit of competency details

BSBHRM529 - Coordinate separation and termination processes (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes BSBHRM507 - Manage separation or termination 18/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2020


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080303 Human Resource Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080303 Human Resource Management  17/Dec/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate redeployment, resignation, retirement, dismissal and redundancy, including the conduct of exit interviews.

The unit applies to individuals who take responsibility for overseeing aspects of managing the voluntary and involuntary termination of employment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Technical Skills – Human Resources

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Assist development of policies and procedures

1.1 Research features of best practice systems of separation and termination and the legal requirements

1.2 Consult relevant stakeholders prior to introduction of new policies, procedures and supporting documentation

1.3 Assist in determining policies, procedures and supporting documentation for all forms of separation and termination

1.4 Ensure procedures for dismissal or termination are according to legislative requirements and organisational policies and procedures

1.5 Obtain support for separation and termination policies and procedures from relevant stakeholders

1.6 Communicate policies and procedures, and provide supporting documents to relevant stakeholders

1.7 Seek and use feedback to refine policies, procedures and supporting documents for separation and termination

2. Coordinate separation and termination

2.1 Facilitate the development of a redundancy or redeployment plan

2.2 Coordinate management of redundancies and redeployment and provide relevant information about processes

2.3 Provide outplacement or other assistance according to organisational policies and legal requirements

2.4 Ensure dismissals for incapacity to perform or misconduct comply with legislative requirements and organisational policies and procedures

2.5 Ensure human resource staff, managers and supervisors have necessary skills and knowledge to take disciplinary action

2.6 Review workforce data for predicted numbers of people retiring and make necessary plans

2.7 Review and evaluate separation and termination procedures and suggest improvements

3. Coordinate exit interview process

3.1 Provide separating employees opportunity to participate in exit interviews

3.2 Create clear process for exit interviews and that staff are skilled to conduct them

3.3 Record and depersonalise data from exit interviews

3.4 Establish trends and patterns and suggest improvements across the organisation according to data from exit interviews

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

SKILL 

DESCRIPTION 

Learning

  • Ensures staff have necessary skills and training to oversee employee terminations

Reading

  • Critically evaluates and applies content from a range of texts to determine legislative and business requirements

Writing

  • Uses a range of writing skills and techniques to create or edit organisational documentation in required format for a range of audiences
  • Creates records in required format and structure

Oral Communication

  • Uses appropriate terminology and non-verbal features when consulting others and presenting information
  • Uses open questioning and active listening skills when seeking feedback from others

Numeracy

  • Undertakes basic mathematical calculations to review and manipulate workforce data

Initiative and enterprise

  • Identifies and adheres to legislative and organisational requirements relevant to role
  • Develops or updates policies and procedures to achieve organisational goals
  • Monitors adherence to organisational policies and procedures

Teamwork

  • Collaborates with others to achieve outcomes, playing an active role in facilitating understanding of procedures

Problem solving

  • Plans and implements tasks to achieve outcomes according to legislative and organisational requirements
  • Uses systematic processes to gather and analyse the data needed to make decisions that affect the organisation
  • Uses consultation and analytical thinking to decide on improvements to work practices and processes

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit. Supersedes but is not equivalent to BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • assist development of at least three different policies and procedures to manage all aspects of employment separation and termination according to legislative and organisational requirements
  • on at least one occasion, coordinate the separation or termination of an employee.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • communicate effectively with employees to ensure they are aware of their rights and responsibilities
  • ensure staff have an appropriate skill-sets to conduct terminations
  • use data from exit interviews to suggest organisational improvements.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • key aspects of disciplinary procedures
  • key features of employment contracts including terms and conditions
  • relevant procedures and grounds for dismissal, suspension, voluntary termination, retirement and redundancy
  • relevant industrial relations and employee dismissal legislation
  • methods of obtaining feedback and suggesting improvements to organisational operations.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • workplace documentation and resources relevant to performance evidence
  • relevant organisational policies and procedures
  • relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10