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Assessor in Health and Social Care

Posted 25 May by Derwentside College Easy Apply Ended


To be responsible for:

a) maintaining a caseload of learners, liaising effectively with employers and achieving targets for employer engagement and learner recruitment;

b) carrying out employer and learner start-up procedures, learner eligibility checks, the initial assessment and induction of learners - completing required documentation accurately and on time;

c) devising individual action plans in response to the initial assessment of the needs of learners;

d) preparing schemes of work for Health and Social Care - including objectives, content, pace, location(s), assessments methods - paying due regard to relevant constraints (e.g. syllabus requirements, funding income, overall costs);

e) instructing, supervising and supporting learners in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills related to the Health and Social Care profession - including appropriate structures, processes and theoretical underpinning;

f) planning and delivering learning activities that provide reinforcement, consolidation and support for the development of knowledge and skills related to the Health and Social Care profession - integrating all aspects of the Health and Social Care programme;

g) ensuring that learners establish positive and confident attitudes towards their own learning - including enhancing their motivation and interest, increasing their capacity for independent learning and supporting their general intellectual development;

h) supporting the progress of learners and providing them with feedback - including marking assignments/projects/tests, administering tests and completing on time all records (learner, programme, College) associated with the internal and external verification process;

i) planning and undertaking the regular assessment of learners to national standards, recording assessment decisions in accordance with Awarding Body requirements - including visiting and assessing learners in the workplace and carrying out the internal verification process as an Internal Verifier;

j) assisting with the co-ordination of Health and Social Care programmes;

k) participating in reviews of the effectiveness of teaching, learning and assessment in Health and Social Care programmes;

l) providing the required organisational and administrative support for courses/programmes - including the enrolment and admission of learners, the maintenance of all learners and course/ programme records, the management of particular learning areas and/or resources, and participation in the College’s parents/consultation evenings and its marketing and publicity events;

m) being a proactive and effective member of the curriculum team, assisting with its general organisation and development;

n) assisting with the maintenance of learner discipline;

o) assisting with the organisation of materials/resources related to Health and Social Care;

p) using those I.T packages and systems available for the rapid and efficient completion of job tasks;

q) safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults;

r) ensuring that safe working practices are adopted in compliance with relevant health and safety regulations;

s) demonstrating commitment to the principles of equality of opportunity and treatment, and complying with the requirements of relevant equal opportunities legislation;

t) assisting in carrying out quality assurance procedures;

u) attending and contributing to appropriate team meetings in order to enhance co-operative working relationships and standards of service delivery;

v) participating in performance management procedures and undertaking staff training;

w) attending mandatory staff briefings;

x) undertaking such other duties commensurate with the grade of the post as may reasonably be required;

Reference: 35237247

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