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Trainer Assessor (Distance Learning - Health & Social Care)


£26,406.45 - £28,857.72 per annum, pro rata


Part Time, Fixed Term to end July 2018



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Curriculum Leader (Employability & Community)


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College




Sunderland College is one of the largest FE Colleges in the country and is strongly committed to work-based learning and pre-employment provision. The area of Employment and Skills provision seeks to increase the skills and knowledge levels of learners in order to improve the competitiveness of organisations and to develop unemployed learners to enable them to gain employment.

We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified trainer/assessor to deliver a range of distance learning qualifications within Health and Social Care. The qualifications include Mental Health Awareness, Dementia Care, Understanding Diabetes, Safe Handling of Medicines, Dignity and Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity, Common Health Conditions, Autism Awareness and Care and Management of Diabetes.

The focus of this role includes managing a caseload of learners, communicating with learners, assessing learners work and giving feedback which leads to successful outcomes; any associated training, assessment and moderation. Qualifications are available to learners either paper-based or on-line therefore experience of on-line assessment would be beneficial.

Applicants for this post must possess an assessor award (D32/D33/A1) and have previous experience in delivering training and assessment in this sector. The successful candidate will be occupationally competent and have a proven track record.

Applicants for this post should have drive and enthusiasm and possess good interpersonal and organisational skills. You should have experience of working in a team, as a commitment to teamwork is vital.

For this post applicants should be able to demonstrate in their personal statement practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.


To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday 09 October 2017

 Please note that previous applicants for Post Ref: 5925 & 5936 need not apply

 We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.



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