Adult Care End-Point Assessment Lead

  • Job Reference: 00000022-1
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Training Qualifications UK
  • Website: www.epa.tquk.org
  • Remote Working: 100% remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: EPA
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Adult Care End-Point Assessment Lead

Permanent/full-time role
Location: Remote Home based 
Reports to: EPA Delivery Manager  
Line Management: 3 Adult Care EPA Assessors

 

Overview

Training Qualifications UK is fast establishing itself as a leading Apprenticeship End-Point Assessment Organisation approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to deliver End-Point Assessment to Apprentices on an ever-growing number of Apprenticeship Standards.

The role of an Apprenticeship End-Point Assessor is to provide independent, fair, reliable, and consistent assessment services to Training Qualifications UK customers working with Apprenticeship Standards. End-Point Assessors are required to use assessment experience with robust and relevant industry knowledge to form judgements and grading decisions upon the completion of a variety of assessment activities, which test the apprentices’ occupational competency. 

This role requires someone who is flexible in their approach to all tasks, with the independence to travel as and when the business requires. Also has exceptional assessment abilities coupled with the ability to act with integrity and impartiality. The successful post holder will not only be responsible for delivering an agreed caseload of End-Point Assessments but will also take a lead role in the training and standardisation of freelance associate End-Point Assessors, undertake internal quality assurance-based tasks, and support with the delivery of training and support to external customers. The sector’s that fall within this role to be assessed are;

Essential

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2
  • Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3

Desirable

  • Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Level 4
  • Leader in Adult Care Level 5

  

Key Responsibilities 

  • Manage assigned caseload to ensure all stages of the End-Point Assessment journey are completed timely and to the expected standard
  • Deliver outstanding End-Point Assessment services to assigned Apprentices and Employers
  • Undertake End-Point Assessment activities with integrity and impartiality to offer a fair, reliable, unbiased and consistent assessment experience for all Apprentices and Employers
  • Produce accurate, appropriate and well informed assessment feedback/written reports to validate assessment decisions using the correct and as required regulatory paperwork and appropriate systems
  • Maintain an excellent working knowledge of Apprenticeship Standards and Assessment Plans relevant to the sector areas as listed above
  • Engage with internal quality assurance processes, undertaking the role as internal quality assurer as required
  • Actively participate in, and as required lead moderation, standardisation and development activities and meetings as required
  • As necessary support the development and delivery of training of freelance associate End-Point Assessors, and other external customers to aid a successful End-Point Assessment experience for all Apprentices

Essential Requirements

  • Holds a minimum of 2 years’ experience within the specialist vocational sector. Working experience can include working in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings. Has an understanding of working with a Person Centred approach to care and services
  • Current relevant occupational competence within the workplace is required, at or above the level to be assessed
  • Holds a recognised industry health and social care qualification to a minimum of a Level 3 or equivalent
  • Hold a relevant Assessor qualification (D32/33, A1, TAQA equivalent) or EPA qualification with robust knowledge of assessment practice and techniques, including proficiency in remote assessment tools
  • Hold a relevant Internal Quality Assurer Qualification (D34, V1)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 English and maths qualifications held (or equivalent)
  • Experienced in assessing work based learning

Desirable

  • Ability to deliver; Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Level 4 and Leader in Adult Care Level 5. The individual must be able to evidence the additional below to meet the two name Apprenticeship Standards;
    • Have at least three years’ work experience in the sector
    • Qualified to at least the level to be assessed
    • Must have an accurate record of up to date CPD reflecting competency within the industry
    • Must have a current knowledge of relevant legislation, regulation, codes of practice and good practice guides

  

For a full job description please go to: https://www.tquk.org/vacancies/ 

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@tquk.org