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Associate or Full Time Assessor / Trainer – Health & Social Care

Hours: 9.00am to 5.30, 1 hour lunch 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility on hours may be required.
Location: Northamptonshire - Travel is integral to the job
Contract Type:  Associate or Full Time
Salary Band: £22,000 - £25,000 pro rata depending on experience and qualifications or £140 per day for Associates

Must have a full clean driving licence and own car as position requires travel throughout Northamptonshire

Purpose of the Job

TCHC Group is looking for enthusiastic and qualified assessors to support the delivery of our level 2 to level 5 Skills Support for the Workforce and Apprenticeship programmes in Health & Social Care in Northamptonshire.

Your job is to make sure that all learners and Apprentices meet the occupational standards needed to achieve their units or qualifications and demonstrate the required levels of competence, including the delivery of Functional Skills in Maths and English up to Level 2. This job combines teaching and training duties with the assessment work.

Day to Day Tasks

  • Planning and delivering vocational training programmes and workshops
  • Observing and assessing candidates in their workplace
  • Reviewing and assessing candidates' portfolios of evidence using our e-portfolio system
  •  Delivering Functional Skills in Maths and English at the required levels
  • Use CRM and IT assessment tools to monitor and evidence workload and Apprentice progression
  • Providing constructive feedback and offering advice and support to meet and exceed the required standards
  • Signing off the award when all the requirements have been met
  • Maintaining records of candidates' progress to ensure deadlines for completion are met
  • Supporting the recruitment and sign up of new learners to programmes including identifying units for learners that will incorporate their daily duties within the work place and putting in an action plan for employer and tutor feedback
  • Engaging and supporting employers whilst in the workplace and identifying further opportunities for new business
  • Working closely with employers, TCHC training and quality staff and managers
  • Working with the TCHC training and quality staff and managers, to ensure all quality assurance requirements are met, as part of the continuous quality improvement requirements set by awarding organisations and external bodies
  • Any other duty which from time to time, may reasonably be required to meet the needs of TCHC

Key Competencies

  • To ensure compliance with Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety and all other relevant policies, procedures and legislation
  • Being well organised with a methodical approach to work
  • Having good communication skills
  • Being supportive, tactful and patient
  • Being able to work alone and as part of a team
  • Data collection and create accurate reports
  • Having an interest in helping people to develop
  • The ability to relate to people at all levels
  • Being able to explain the values / benefits of training and Apprenticeships to learners and employers
  • Being able to clearly explain complex topics

Education Level requirements for this role

  • Qualification as a trainer - B.Ed., PTLS or other recognised teaching qualification at Level 3 or above
  • Level 3 Functional Skills in Maths and English or equivalent
  • Minimum Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace (CAVA/TAQA/A1/D32/33)
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care as a minimum
  • Level 3/4 qualification in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (desirable but not essential)

Experience level required:

It is essential that you have at least 2 years’ experience of working within the Care industry to supervisory or management level. This will have been validated with a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Care

You must hold a full UK driving licence, be a confident and able driver and have access to your own vehicle

An enhanced DBS check will be a requirement for this position.

How to Apply

To apply please email your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post to HR, TCHC, Gresham House, 53 Clarendon Road, Watford, W17 1LA

TCHC Group is an equality and diversity employer, and is committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees.