Assessor in Custodial Care, Staffordshire

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Newcastle and Stafford Colleges GroupStaffordshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: £20,166 - £29,051
Contract term: Permanent

In November 2019 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’.  It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry.

To read the full Ofsted report for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group, please visit the Ofsted Government website, select Find an Inspection Report and search for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group.

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.  Our Sixth Form provision has a reputation for high academic achievement and excellence.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified individual with relevant experience within custodial care to join our Assessing team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

To develop and maintain relationships with local employers who express an interest in NVQs at levels 2 & 3.

To ensure that all employers are able to offer sufficient opportunities for candidates to develop their skills and demonstrate their competency in all areas.
To complete all required information under the programme to include Initial Assessment and Individual Learning Plan for each candidate and to regularly review progress against this with the candidate and his/her workplace supervisor to ensure that they remain on track for the completion of their programme and to discuss and resolve any barriers to this.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Has experience and occupational competence in custodial care
  • Is qualified to level 3 in a relevant discipline.
  • Is an effective communicator, able to deal with all levels of management, trainees, tutors and supervisors
  • Holds a current driving licence and has access to their own car.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 25 Days Annual Leave per year increasing to 30 after 5 years (plus bank holidays and Christmas closure period)


How to apply

To apply for the role of Assessor in Custodial Care, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an email and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications:  Sunday 23 February 2020.

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 5 March 2020 and maybe held at the West Midlands Police Headquarters.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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