Community Learning Assessor (Health and Social Care)

Job details
Posting date: 24 February 2023
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 26 March 2023
Location: Portsmouth, PO1 2BG
Company: Portsmouth City Council
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 280

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Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


You will be joining a leading Local Authority training provider at an exciting time of growth and expansion, working in a fun and supportive environment in an organisation with a strong focus on people and culture

Our expertise is underpinned by our Ofsted Grade 2 'Good’ accreditation, and learner-centric delivery is at the heart of our continual operational evolution to ensure our learners receive an outstanding learning journey.

What is the role

The key priority of the role is to support the Programme Lead and other staff in providing high quality service provision that meets the needs of customers, funding bodies and PCC.

This position focuses within our apprenticeship training provider team. Establishing and maintaining accurate records and plans relating to assessment and delivery of apprenticeship programmes.

You will visit individuals in their workplace using your vocational experience and knowledge to teach and support learners to achieve in a timely manner.

You will manage your own diary to ensure you are delivering against your KPIs, arranging, and attending scheduled visits and completing both company and personal administration. You will collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to deliver an exceptional service to learners whilst maintaining standards and regulatory requirements

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have levels 2 - 5 Health & Social Care Occupational Experience and Assessor Award CAVA or TAQA Level 3, A1, D32/33 or equivalent or a teaching qualification. You will understand current apprenticeship adult learning policy and legislation and its impact on the service.

You will have excellent time management skills and the ability to be able to prioritise and manage your own time and workload. You will be able to demonstrate effective practice in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of learners in the workplace including risk assessment / management.

You will hold a full driving licence, have access to your own vehicle and provide the appropriate business use insurance to allow you to use your vehicle for work.

If you want to join a leading Local Authority training provider at an exciting time of growth and expansion, working in a fun and supportive environment in an organisation with a strong focus on people and culture then we would love to hear from you.

What you'll get in return working for Portsmouth City Council

We are a disability confident employer - committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible and welcome applications from all areas of society.

We really appreciate our employees and fully realise they are essential to our success and look to offer an inclusive, supportive working environment where employees can reach their potential with a healthy work life balance, offering the following rewards:

  • A generous pension scheme
  • Up to 31 days annual leave per year bank holidays
  • A range of retail discounts via our reward portal offering discounts at retailers including IKEA, Currys, Tesco
  • Free Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and wellbeing support
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities including apprenticeships
  • Potential to purchase additional annual leave
  • Business travel support and initiatives, including bike loans

Please check out the link here to view the benefits of working with us!

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What next

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