NVQ Health and Social Care Assessor

Recruiter
PARAGON MEED COMMERCIAL
Location
Wrexham
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Duties:

· 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:

Essential:

  • 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.

Desirable:

  • 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