Independent End Point Assessor (Central)

Babcock International Group
From £23,460 to £24,460 per annum
12 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Independent End Point Assessor (IEA) - Retail and Warehousing

£23,460 increasing to £24,460 on probation + 25 Days Holiday + Pension + Expenses + Flexible Benefits

Permanent, Full-time

Location: Multiple locations across Central England

Team: Babcock Assessments Limited

Sector: N/A

Essential: Must hold a full UK Driving License

Babcock International Group is a FTSE 250 business, providing 600 services across six continents and is the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation.

Our End Point Assessment Organisation, Babcock Assessments Limited (BAL) exists to support the growth in the End Point Assessment (EPA) of Apprenticeship standards, delivery of high quality EPA, and working in partnership with major employers across sectors.

With ambitious growth plans, it’s not surprising that we’re looking for exceptional people to join our team.

We are now seeking to recruit a number of talented and motivated individuals to join us as Independent End Point Assessors with occupational competence in:

Retailer Level 2Retail Team Leader Level 3Retail Manager Level 4Supply chain warehouse operative Level 2Reporting initially to the Assessment Operations and Delivery Manager, and ultimately to a Regional Assessment Manager, this position offers the right person the opportunity to be an integral part of the Delivery and Operations team delivering End Point Assessment for our clients. This key position involves ensuring all internal and external assessment processes and EPA activity is delivered.

The IEA will:

Assess, gather evidence, document findings, grade learners in the workplace against both the apprenticeship standard and assessment plan for each respective occupation and complete and submit all assessment documentation timely, in line with Babcock Assessments delivery and quality assurance requirementsManage own diary effectively to ensure assigned learners EPA is conducted against SLAs and Assessment Plan requirementsDrawing on your previous experience of Apprenticeship assessment and work within the retail/warehousing sector/s, you will carry out end point assessment activities in line with Babcock Assessments delivery and quality assurance requirements, providing the best possible outcomes for our EPA learners and clients.

Key Accountabilities:

Produce reports, feedback and raise any issues in line with BAL’s EPA and quality assurance processes and procedures and contribute to internal/external quality assurance requirements and activityMaintain currency of skills and knowledge within the occupational area and provide evidence of on-going Continuous Professional Development (CPD)Invigilation of examinations where requiredEffectively respond to conflicts and deal with learner appeals in line with Babcock Assessments Appeals ProcedureReport all risks, issues and suspected malpractice encountered during end point assessment activitiesComply with Internal Quality Assurance requirements to ensure a consistent approach to end point assessmentAttend and contribute to team meetings, standardisation and best practice activitiesEnsure any development/personal improvement plans are achieved within set timescale and to standard requiredAdhere to local health and safety processes and procedures, including on client sitesEnsure Babcock Security, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Welfare & Safeguarding policies and procedures are followed at all timesMinimum requirements are:

Comprehensive knowledge of and experience in apprenticeship assessment practice in Retail and Warehousing occupational sectors is vitalExperience of leadership and Management skills through previous job roles (desirable)Minimum of three years relevant industry experience up to level 4 equivalent.A minimum of one year experience as a qualified assessorGood interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to articulate feedback conciselySelf-motivated and possess a flexible approach with apprentices and employersExcellent observation, questioning, analytical and listening skillsCommitment to CPD activity for both industry and assessorAbility to make sound evidence based judgements according to grading criteria which are accurate, honest, credible and fairAbility to lead meetings, structured interviews and discussionsAbility to work in and adapt to a changing environmentAbility to aggregate information and write succinct reportsAbility to demonstrate to date industry skills and knowledge to include relative legislation knowledge (as dictated by the Retail and Warehousing Assessment Plans)A willingness to travel within their designated region and out of region when required to do soDemonstrate a high level of organisational skills and maintain confidentiality and professionalismL2 Maths Functional Skills (or equivalent)L2 English Functional Skills (or equivalent)L2 ICT Functional Skills (or equivalent)IT literate in Word, Excel, MS Outlook and video conferencing software e.g. WebExSalary & Benefits

A starting salary of £23,460 increasing to £24,460 on completion of probation35 Hours per week (flexible working)25 days annual leave plus bank holidaysExpensesPension schemeFlexible benefits options such as childcare vouchersBusiness Mileage SchemeCompany car scheme option after 18 monthsSecurity

Offers of employment are normally subject to satisfactory references and any other required pre-employment checks. In certain circumstances, successful applicants will need to satisfy security clearance requirements.

Company Information

Babcock is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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