NVQ Health and Social Care Assessor

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading trainer provider in Apprenticeships, Employability courses and Professional Care courses based in Wales. They are seeking a Health and Social Care Assessor to deliver training, assessment, advice and support to learners undertaking their Apprenticeship qualifications across Wales.


· Ensure that learner eligibility is suitable for training provision.

· Complete the necessary Start-Up learner paperwork in line with contractual requirements-with support from the admin team.

· Liaise with both learner and employer during the first month of the apprentice starting their chosen Apprenticeship to arrange an assessment visit to reduce early leaver risk.

· Identify with each learner and employer where necessary, the appropriate programme, qualifications and units.

· Early identification of prior experience and qualifications.

· Agree learner training requirements with the individual and employer, using the ILP document

· Assess learner as required by national standards.

· Provide advice and support throughout each apprentice’s programme.

· Monitor and review the progress of the Apprenticeship with learner and manager.

· Ensure all paperwork is legible, accurate and meets contractual quality standards and timely requirements.

· Participate in observation of own training delivery to learners with line manager-to meet requirements.

· Ensure that flexible delivery of learning takes place through varied visits and assessment methods.

· Ensure each learner is monitored closely and progressed to completion in an agreed length of time.

· Ensure monthly meeting attendance with line manager to review progress.

· Complete Health & Safety assessment visits in line with contractual requirements

· Manage a caseload of 45 learners at any one time

· Ensure all activities and documentation are maintained and reviewed in like with procedures

· Plan meetings with learners and employees

· Maintain and complete required records of training and assessment

· Maintaining and completing required records of training and assessment continually (at each visit) ensuring each learner’s work environment is appropriate and safe

· Ensuring all external testing rules and regulations are followed as laid down by the awarding body.

· Effectively manage your caseload with advice, guidance and support from your line manager

· Undertake general decision making that is appropriate to the role and day-to-day activities of the team and its positive achievement to departmental activities or objectives.

Role related knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required:


  • Occupational competency within relevant sector of delivery (ideally in the last five years).
  • Must have NVQ/IQA Health and Social Care Experience
  • Qualified to D32/33 or A1 Assessors qualifications.
  • Basic office IT knowledge (including most Microsoft Office packages).
  • Excellent communication skills (at all levels).
  • Able to work to targets and deadlines including the monitoring of ongoing individual OPP’s to ensure contractual compliance.
  • Able to work as part of a team reporting to line manager
  • Experience and knowledge of training and assessment.


  • Prior Key Skills/ESW delivery and Technical Certificate
  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • IQA/TAQA 401/402 qualification
  • ESW/Key Skills in Communication & Application of Number (as a minimum) to a level 3-or be prepared to work towards.

Our client is offering an attractive salary of between £22-£24K depending on experience. A laptop and phone will also be provided, along with 25 days holiday, plus your birthday off, and bank holidays.

For more information, please contact Louisa Ellis