Apprenticeships Assessor

Cambridge, UK
29 Jul 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 (dependent upon skills and experience) plus company car

Location: Homes Based with extensive travel across East England

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Due to a recent period of growth and transformation we are recruiting a Training and Assessment Officer to join our Serco Skills team.

Our first-hand experience and knowledge of employing and supporting Apprentices has seen Serco place Apprentices in 80 contracts across the UK. We are an Ofsted registered national training provider of Apprenticeships and are well placed to offer work-based competency training to both businesses and employees to support their career progression. Serco's Skills team are a part of Serco's Employment, Skills and Enterprise (ESE) business.

About the Role:

As the successful Training and Assessment Officer, you will be responsible for deliverying full Apprenticeship Standards & Frameworks at level 2 & 3 in Management, Team Leader/Supervisor, Business Administration and Customer Service. This will include the delivery of Functional Skills (Maths, English and ICT where appropriate).

About You:

We are looking for an experienced Assessor/Training and Assessment Officer in Management, Team Leader/Supervisor, Business Administration and Customer Service. We are keen to hear from those who have a background working as a Manager preferably within public sector/local government (however not essential). Key requirements also include:
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT
  • Experience of assessing vocational qualifications in the sector subject area;
  • Relevant occupational qualifications;
  • Knowledge of the QCF frameworks;
  • Knowledge / experience of apprenticeship frameworks
  • Knowledge/experience of apprenticeship standards
  • Assessor Qualified, A1, TAQA or D32, D33, CAVA


Our success is a reflection of our people and that's why it's important that we reward you, to say thank you for your dedication to Serco. One of the ways we do this is by providing a wide range of core and voluntary employee benefits. Along with a competitive salary you will be rewarded with 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension (matched up to 6%), and training and development opportunities. As a valued employee, you will have access to a world of exclusive discounts and privileges, including childcare vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme, mobile phone discounts, Merlin Attractions and more!

What to do next.....

If you are interested in joining our team; where you will benefit from a great wealth of knowledge and expertise, then please apply now and upload an up-to-date copy of your CV and cover letter.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

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