SVQ Assessor/Verifier

An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced SVQ Assessor/Verifier to join a dynamic team of highly committed SVQ Assessors during this exciting time of rapid growth & expansion withinKaizen Training.

You will be required to support people working towards Scottish Vocational Qualification in Health & Social Care Levels 2, 3 & 4. You will need to ensure that applicants meet the standards needed to achieve these qualifications and will identify skills that people have and focus on areas that they need to improve.

You will be responsible for conducting assessments during the candidates working day and provide feedback about standards that are not being met in their duties, internal verification & qualification approval activities under the conditions, timescales & arrangements set by SQA and verification of qualifications in the subject area(s) concerned to ensure that standards are maintained.

You will be a strong communicator who can communicate effectively with stakeholders and contribute to maintaining and improving the quality of SRS Scotland Training and continued growth of the company.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

The following provides an overview of the main duties that the SVQ Assessor/Verifier will undertake however this is not exhaustive.

To undertake candidate induction and ensure that correct paperwork is completed

To identify and support candidates who require assessment arrangements

To assess candidate evidence against the National standards.

to record assessment decisions and provide feedback to candidates on submitted evidence.

To discuss candidate assessment arrangements with colleagues to ensure a standardised approach.

To attend and participate in standardisation meetings.

To maintain a CPD record and make this available to SQAs external quality assurance staff on request.

To participate in any assessment appeal as indicated in the centre appeals procedure.

To attend and participate in any visits by SQA quality assurance staff, as required.

To facilitate and support assessors to meet on a regular basis.

To assist assessors in the standardisation of assessment evidence and sharing of best practice.

To complete internal verification reports and summary sheets.

To report any breach in the security of material from SQAs secure site to SQA immediately.

Essential Qualifications/Requirements

  • Experience of working in the Health & Social Care sector.
  • SVQ Vocational Qualification at SCQF L9 in Social Services Healthcare.
  • SVQ Qualification in Assessment i.e D32 & D33 or A1 or L&D9DiLevel 3
  • SVQ Level 3 or above.
  • PDA award in Health and Social Care.
  • Have achieved relevant External/Internal Verifier award for SVQ or be working towards it D34 or V1 or L&D 9DI and L&D11 or Level 4 Certificate in Leading the IQA of Assessment Processes and Practice

**Please note that travel throughout the Central belt and the Scottish Borders will be required in this role therefore a full driving license is required**

Scotland, Scotland, UK