SVQ Assessor / Internal Verifier

Midlothian Council
Posted

  • Location: Dalkeith
  • £24,777 to £27,050 per annum, Grade 6
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: MID02575

Job Vacancy

An opportunity has arisen to join a well-established SVQ Team within Midlothian Council’s Practice Learning & Development Team. The SVQ Team works across Health & Social Care, Children Services and Education to deliver a range of SVQs. There are staff members in all areas of these services who are in posts required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). The team has responsibility to deliver a range of opportunities to complete the qualifications required in these posts

The post requires an enthusiastic and committed individual with good communication and motivational skills; plus experience in Children’s Services settings

It is essential that you have LD9DI or equivalent and relevant qualification which SQA recognise as authorising assessment up to SCQF Level 7, and be working towards assessing up to SCQF Level 9/10.

It is essential that you have a good working knowledge of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Codes of Practice

You should have proven experience of assessing within a care setting indicating a thorough knowledge of SQA requirements for assessing and verifying.

It would be desirable if you have Management or supervisory experience within a care setting, and knowledge of the requirements of qualifications up to SCQF Level 9/10 (SVQ 4)

Also it would be desirable if you are prepared to work towards an Internal Verification Award (LD11 or equivalent)

Essential

Must hold a registerable Care qualification at SVQ Level 7 and be working towards (or hold) a Care qualification equivalent to SCQF Level 9/10 (i.e. SVQ 4).

Also hold L&D9DI (Assessor Qualification) or equivalent

Desirable

Direct practice and assessment experience in a Health & Social Care and/or Children& Families Service setting. Management or supervisory experience within a care setting. Knowledge of the requirements of SCQF Level 9/10 (i.e. SVQ 4)

To be prepared to work towards an Internal Verification Award (LD11 or equivalent)

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Proven experience of being assessed within a care setting indicating a thorough knowledge of SQA requirements for assessing and verifying.

Proven practice experience within a care setting

 

CLOSING DATE: Monday 29th October 2018

INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 12th November 2018

 

Job Advert

Position Title: SVQ Assessor / Internal Verifier

Directorate: Health and Social Care

Location: Fairfield House

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36

Working Pattern: Mon – Fri 9.00 – 17.00

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £24,777.15 per annum.

Requirements

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and protected adults.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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