Health & Social Care Teacher/Assessor

Goodsted Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
26 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose

You will need to hold a Level 5 or above qualification in Care and or other related disciplines.
Ideally, you will have experience of working in a variety of environments and roles within residential, care settings and domiciliary care to managerial level with adult/elderly service users.

The Health & Social Care Teacher/Assessor will be developing and delivering HSC across levels 2, 3, 5+6 programmes within The World of Work Ltd, which will include Apprenticeship programmes and or full-time study programmes. This is a Work-based learning role so travel is essential. You will also travel to meet learners that are completing Apprenticeships in their own place of work.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

* Carry out Skills Scans on all new learners

* Manage the delivery of Health & Social Care within your given cohorts/learner allocations

* Ensure that learners take part in a programme of study for HSC that enables them to achieve progression during their time with WOW.

* Liaise with the Functional Skills team regarding your learner's progress with Maths and English and reinforce key information to Stakeholders

* Contribute to the design and implementation of Health & Social Care. In particular, creating a bank of resources and lesson plans on the VLE system.

* Ensure that we achieve a 100% success rate for all our HSC Programmes.

* Attend and contribute to HSC/Course Team/Standardisation meetings

* Track learners progress

* Set targets for learners

* Complete monthly/weekly reviews

* Upload work to the learners E-Portfolio and maintain paper-based records

* Mark work in a timely manner and give feedback (within 5 working days)

* Create Lesson Plans and Schemes of Work

* Assist in the development of new curriculums

* Ensure the highest level of quality across all HSC provision within WOW.

* Build a reputation within the sector for HSC being a key strength of WOW.

* Carry out Health & Safety visits

* Abide by WOW Data Protection Policy

* Actively participate in the Appraisal Scheme

* Participate in the implementation of and compliance with the provisions of the legislation and good practice relating to Health & Safety.

* Work with WOW values.

The scope of this job description reflects the needs of WOW at the present time. It is not intended to be a fully inclusive or exhaustive list. The post holder will, therefore, be expected to work flexibly and to undertake such other duties as may from time to time be reasonably allocated by the line manager. The profile will be subject to continuous review as the needs and requirements of WOW change over time.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

HSC Teacher/Assessor must have a passion for working with people and be reliable, enthusiastic and motivated. They must possess excellent communication, teamwork and organisation skills as well as be motivated by achieving delivery targets across all programmes. They must be able to build and sustain effective working relationships with people, staff, and the wider community. This role requires you to hit the ground running.

This is also a work-based learning role so you will be travelling to meet with learners in their own place of work, as per your timetable.

An average caseload is 35 learners per month.

You will be required to keep learners motivated and on track throughout the duration of their Apprenticeship and or any other courses being undertaken. This will involve setting them tasks to complete when you are not there, carrying out observations on the work they are completing and gathering witness testimonials and statements from other colleagues and staff.

Good level of literacy and numeracy skills will be required in order to assist learners in preparing for Functional Skills tests.

You will be required to build good relationships with the Managers and staff of the places that you are visiting. Health and Social Care Assessing roles will involve travel to residential care homes and domiciliary care providers in the community.

Education and Experience

* Required:
- Teaching Qualification- Minimum PTLLS/AET/L&D/ Recognised equivalent*

* - Must have Maths & English GCSE C grade or above/functional skills level 2

* - Assessor qualification

* Health & Social Care qualifications up to level 5 min/ experience based


- Qualified Teacher Status/QTLS

-Level 5 Teaching qualification
- Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance.

-A level 6 qualification in Care Management / Nursing would be very advantageous.

-Registered Medical Practitioner/Nurse

Work Environment

Your role will include working from the WOW Head Office and any other places that we are doing delivery from. Your role will include traveling to learner’s workplaces.


1. hours per week (usually Monday-Friday, but may include the occasional weekend dependent on learners shifts/work - patterns) - 28 days holiday per annum inclusive of Public Holidays


To have a full UK Driving License (desirable)

Travel allowance

Required certifications:

* Teaching Qualification- Minimum PTLLS/AET/ Recognised equivalent*

* Level 3 Assessors Qualification

To Apply:

Please send us the following:

1. A supporting statement of no more than 1 A4 page with a summary of why you are applying, your skills and experience and how these are relevant to the role how you meet each element of the person specification requirements and what in particular you would bring to The World of Work Ltd.

2. A copy of your current CV/Certificates/Professional Body Registrations (to be initially submitted), If successful: Please bring a recent utility Bill, National Insurance details and we require you to complete an application form if the successful.

3. The names, positions and contact details of at least two referees, including your current or most recent employer. No contact will be made with any referee in advance of an offer being made, without your prior approval.

4. If shortlisted you will be invited to deliver a 30-minute lesson on the topic:

“Partnership Working” pitched at level 5 for a group of up to 6 learners

You are advised to have a lesson plan and resources to support your lesson. Please let us know if you require any equipment on the day i.e Projector

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