Health and Social Care Assessor

learndirect Ltd
Taunton, Somerset
£23000/annum To £23,000 plus benefits
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Inspiring people to realise their potential

Health and Social Care Assessor

To £23,000 plus benefits

12 month fixed term contract

Working and travelling across Somerset from a “home” location

learndirect is the UK’s largest provider of skills, training and employment services. We’ve helped over 4 million people gain the skills they need for work, whether qualifications in everyday subjects like mathematics, English and IT, vocational qualifications and apprenticeships, or higher-level professional qualifications. We’re one of the leading employment services providers, changing the lives of job seekers across the country by helping them get into work.

What will the role involve?

This role will support our Skills Support for the Workforce contract across Somerset, which provides support to employed learners. It will be recruited on a fixed term contract, working through until July 2018. You will work closely with both employers and their learners. Meeting company and awarding body requirements, you will manage your caseload of employed learners, advising and guiding them through their Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Some of the main accountabilities will include:

• Supporting employed learners through their chosen health and social care qualification
• Providing learners with impartial information, advice and guidance to help them make informed decisions and achieve their career goals
• Observe and assess learners in the workplace, providing feedback and guidance to ensure learning standards are met and qualifications are attained within agreed timescales
• Assessing the learners’ portfolio of evidence and signing off the award when necessary achievements have been met.

What skills, experience, and qualifications are we looking for?

• Experience from the health and social care sector and a minimum Level 3 qualification
• A PTLLS or equivalent teaching qualification
• A TAQA or A1 assessor award
• Maths and English qualifications at Level 2 or above.

What’s in it for you?

We pride ourselves in the career training and development our colleagues receive, and we continuously strive to improve our ways of working. Everyone at learndirect plays a really important part in achieving our goals, so we think we can offer truly unique opportunities.

All colleagues enjoy a flexible benefits package that can be shaped according to individual needs. This includes holiday entitlement that starts at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (with the option of buying additional leave), pension and health care plans, childcare voucher and season ticket loan schemes; and a variety of other lifestyle discounts