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Trainer/Assessor in Health and Social Care

Cheshire College - South and West (Ellesmere Port Campus)Cheshire West and Chester

Salary: £25,160- £27,472 (per annum)

Contract Type: Permanent                         

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Ellesmere Port Campus

We are seeking a Trainer/Assessor in Health and Social Care to join our team at our Ellesmere Port Campus. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring Assessor to provide learners with an outstanding learning experience. This post is open to both experienced teachers and those aspiring to become a teacher. 

Key Responsibilities:

• Training and assessing of apprentices and learners up to Level 5, through classroom and workplace delivery;

• Supporting apprentice/learner progress through individual planning and assessment;

• Ensuring achievement of qualifications and apprenticeship standards to support timely End Point Assessment (EPA); and

• Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons in line with college policies.

Key Person Specification Requirements:

• Assessor Qualification (TAQA/A1 or equivalent);

• Industry relevant qualifications to a minimum of a level 3 (competency based qualification), level 5 would be advantageous;

• Ability to plan, organise and manage relevant apprenticeship standards and other vocational qualifications;

• Ability to use and monitor the use of electronic tracking and monitoring systems: Management information systems, electronic portfolios;

• Produce comprehensive oral and written reports on all aspects of the role as required;

• Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure;

• Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;

• Up-to-date occupational experience;

• Enhanced DBS check; and

• This role will be based across multiple sites and therefore a full current driving licence, use of a car and insurance for business purposes are essential to this role. 

We welcome applications from current practitioners wishing to pass on their sector knowledge and experience who do not have a teaching or assessing qualification.  Anyone joining the College with relevant industry experience will receive support in attaining a relevant qualification and will be supported by a dedicated mentor from within the departmental team.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.


• Access to world-class facilities, the use of cutting-edge technologies and digital platforms;

• Financial support offered to obtain your teacher qualification;

• Extensive opportunities for upskilling and continuous professional development;

• Competitive salary;

• Pension scheme;

• 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);

• College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;

• Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;

• Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and

• Free onsite parking.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form and return it to by 9am on 4 January 2022.

The selection process will take place on 11 January 2022. 

Cheshire College - South & West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the relevant department. 

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