Residential Childcare Assessor

KM Education Recruitment Ltd
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors.

Job Title: Residential Childcare Assessor

Location: Bristol – Must be flexible with travel when required

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 + Benefits

Type:  Full Time – Permanent

INFO: The Residential Childcare Level 3 Diploma replaced the Children and Young People’s Workforce (Social Care Pathway) in 2015 as the required qualification for those working in children’s homes.

Candidates wishing to apply for this Assessor vacancy must either have experience of Assessing CYP specifically within children's homes, or the new Residential Childcare Diploma - along with occupational competency of working hands on within a residential childcare setting prior to Assessing.

Duties include:

- Assess and support learners working towards Apprenticeship frameworks in Residential Childcare at level 3.
- Manage a caseload of approx. 40 learners
- Visiting/observing learners in their place of work to gather evidence towards their Apprenticeship/QCF qualifications.
- Conduct remote online assessments with learners using an eportfolio system.
- Managing your diary efficiently to ensure timely visits and reviews are conducted.
- Organise and maintain documentation on learners' progress.
- Support, advise and motivate learners.
- Overcome barriers to learning and adapt delivery to meet learner’s needs.

Essential Criteria:

- Recognised Assessor award: D32/D33, A1, TAQA or CAVA.
- Experience of delivering Residential Childcare level 3 – or have assessed CYP coupled with hands on experience of working within Residential Childcare / Children’s Home
- Experience of working within a Residential Childcare environment.
- Organisational skills are a must, as well as the ability to plan your time effectively.
- Confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people.
- Quality driven and prepared to go the extra mile for your learners.
- Full, clean driving licence and use of a vehicle.
- Must be flexible with travel and visiting learners outside of the normal 9-5 working hours.

Please note:

KM Recruitment receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest and keep an eye on our website for future opportunities.