Health & social care assessor

Yorkshire and the Humber
22000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000/annum 22,000
09 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning Development Trainer
North Yorkshire, covering the following locations York , Scarborough , Malton, Pickering, Northallerton
GBP22,000 basic plus company benefits
25 days holiday plus stat

Occupational Competence: Adult / Elderly Health & Social Care and Functional Skills

Fab Recruitment is currently looking to recruit a Learning Development Trainer to train and guide learner's performance and knowledge against relevant framework and standards including Functional Skills within apprenticeships to achieve high quality qualifications within the appropriate timescale.


• D32 / 33/ TAQA or A1 units
• TDLB or L & D level 3 or above are an advantage
• Relevant qualification in subject area
• Teaching qualification i.e. PGCE, Cert Ed, PTTLS
• GCSE Grade A-C English and Maths or FS Level 2
• IAG Level 2
• Safeguarding Level 2
• Prevent Duty
• Full UK driving Licence and own transport


• Occupationally competent in accordance with Awarding Body guidelines
• Experience of delivering functional skills integrated into apprenticeship frameworks.
• Experience of delivering apprenticeship frameworks
• Awareness of the assessment/testing process
• Some supervisory experience
• Experience of mentoring, coaching, delivering training or supporting personal development to learners
• Experience of using e-portfolio systems / OneFile preferred.


• A working knowledge of SFA contracts
• Ability to encourage, inspire and motivate colleagues and candidates, through good use of communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to prioritise workload and make decisions
• Attention to detail
• Takes responsibility for the quality of the assessment/testing process
• Contribute and work well as part of a team
• Ability to build effective working relationships with internal and external contacts
• Ability to use initiative and be flexible in approach
• IT literate
• Numerate and literate

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the training and assessment for upwards of 40/50 apprentices and ensuring that at least 80% of your caseload complete their apprenticeship to a high standard and on time.

• Using E-Portfolio to ensure that the learners work is up to standard and submitted on time

• To teach FS English and Maths as part of the apprenticeship framework to a high standard using engaging and contextualised strategies to ensure first time pass rate.

• Liaising with the learner and their line manager to ensure that your training is tailored to the specific needs of the learner and the organisation

• Ensure that effective support and skill enhancement is provided to learners.

• Ensure a quality learner journey to include sign up, inductions, reviews, action planning, observations and assessments. Including but not limited to effectively understanding a learners BKSB results to inform their individual learning plan and set SMART targets to support their plan.

• Accurate and timely completion of all relevant documentation and records relating to learners training and progress including;
- Learner Enrolment
- Learner Reviews
- Individual Learning Plans
- Records of Assessment
- Action plans/feedback
- Training records

• Keep up to date with specific occupational area and with latest developments in assessment methods

• Ensure Learners are fully aware of their progress and where their evidence meets the standards of the qualification

• Contribute to the company quality objectives ensuring all learners achieve in relation to their starting point, have a quality programme and meet Ofsted standards.

• Ensure all delivery is observed at a grade 2 or above in relation to Ofsted requirements.

• Implement specific training needs to assist learners progressions

• Maintain assessment standards to A1/TAQA at all times

• Liaise with Internal IQA's and ensure that feedback is acted upon in a timely fashion and to continuously improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment

• Actively engaged in the standardisation meeting, sharing of best practice. On occasion leading workshops, providing 121 mentoring support.

• Provide support and guidance to learners as well as providing more specific support for additional learning needs and additional social needs

• Accurately complete learner Health and Safety documentation and report on any issues

• Support and maintain the quality assurance process for assessment, training and verification purposes, in line with polices and all related Awarding Body procedures and guidelines. Including upholding examination guidelines

• Contribute to maintaining delivery, practical and knowledge based skills and identify and record occupational training provided

• Committed to continuous improvement - personal and organisational

• Increase the portfolio of the company by assisting in the marketing of all areas of the business

• Maintain own caseloads at viable levels

• The ability to be flexible to the company requirements. This could entail visiting learners outside the normal geographical area.

• Carry out any additional duties as reasonably requested by line management

• Contribute and maintain delivery via software packages such as E-portfolio and MS Systems

• Overall responsible for the Safeguarding of learners and ensuring any Safeguarding incidents are reported and Prevent agenda is supported.

Key Performance Indicators:

• Minimum 80% achievement of Frameworks in period

• Minimum 80% achievement of Aims in period

• Ensure 80% timely completions against set target

• 100% of the working caseload actively participating in learning on a monthly basis.

• Rejections/ referrals less than 3% error rate

• Aim to achieve an overall minimum grade two in observations of teaching, learning and assessment

• IQA rating to be green.

• Audit compliance rating to be less than 3% error rate