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Trainer/Assessor (Distance Learning - Health & Social Care)


£26,406.45 - £28,857.72 per annum, pro rata (dependent on qualifications)





Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

026 - 029

Responsible To

Curriculum Leader


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus


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, Learning Disabilities, Autism Awareness, Common Health Conditions, Infection Control, End of Life Care. 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. Experience of internal and external moderation would be advantageous. 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.

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 Wednesday 26 October 2016, 5:00pm.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 07 November 2016.

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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