Assessor/Trainer in Health & Social Care.
Step Ahead Training Centre deliver induction training to both Way Ahead Care and External providers in accordance with Legislative requirements. We provide internal and external Diplomas in Health & Social Care, Management and Team Leading Awards, in addition to other nationally recognized qualifications through City & Guilds and the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).
We are looking to recruit a new team member to work primarily across Somerset, although it will also cover Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES) The position is full-time and would require flexibility in working hours.
Your role will be to deliver induction/mandatory training for both internal and external candidates (in an agreed timeframe), providing support, motivation and guidance throughout, adapting your approach to meet the specific learning needs of the individual. You will be responsible to organize and maintain relevant documentation. You will also be required to contribute to the delivery of qualifications within the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF).
A broad range of communication skills at all levels, practiced time management skills as well as the ability to plan, manage and prioritize your own workload are essential to this role. Likewise, a flexible and positive approach, the ability to get on well with others and to work effectively as part of a team, are a must. You should be able to demonstrate the ability to build relationships, promote our services and expand our business within Somerset & BANES.
Demonstrating your own knowledge and competence in Health & Social Care, an Assessors qualification is essential, and a teaching qualification is desirable however the successful applicant must have the ability and willingness to undertake necessary training and qualifications.
For further information please visit www.wayaheadcare.co.uk
These posts are subject to full DBS disclosure-having a criminal record will not necessarily bar people from employment with Way Ahead Care. Way Ahead Care is an equal opportunities Employer.
The primary role of the Assessor/ Trainer is to assess the candidate’s performance and or the related knowledge laid down the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF). An assessor also supports their candidates during their qualification and therefore must be able to gain the confidence of their candidates and assist them through any difficulties.
An Assessor is responsible to the scheme Co-Ordinator/IQA for their assessment decisions and to the Training Manager in all other matters.
The Trainers role is primarily to prepare, deliver and evaluate training courses to Care and Support Staff within Way Ahead Care, in order to achieve the Care Certificate and maintain compliance with the company quality standards for training. Monitor and work closely with staff.
To maintain personnel records in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. The job holder will carry out a diverse range of administrative tasks and training delivery conducive to the employment of staff and the efficient operation of the Way Ahead Care operational teams.
Duties and Responsibilities:
(These are examples only and not an exhaustive list)
You will be responsible for:
Complaints or Appeals
Job specification for an Assessor/Trainer within Step Ahead Training Centre.
Demonstrate occupational competence to a level equal that they wish to assess or above the qualification level they are to assess.
Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of the RQF.
Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of the assessment process.
Ability to establish, priorities, work indignantly and proceed with objectives without supervision.
Ability to be flexible in their working approach.
Demonstrate good communication skills.
Demonstrate a professional working attitude and represent the Company in a professional manner.
Demonstrate commitment to CPD.
Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems or seek advice from your line manager.
Demonstrate the ability to deliver a presentation within a classroom/group based environment and some elements of live online training in Health and Social care.
Demonstrate the ability to support, advice and motivate candidates/learners.
Demonstrate the ability to overcome barriers to learning and adapt delivery to meet the candidates/learners needs and keeping candidates/learners informed of their progress.