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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/03/2019.

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IQA - Internal Verifier, Healthcare Apprenticeship

Job Reference: 798-8731

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Workforce Transformation Team
£23,023 to £29,608 pa pro rata

Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post will be withdrawn.


Our Trust is a great place to work and we are keen to ensure that all our employees have the right values in order that we can provide the best service to our patients. These values are very important to us, and as a potential candidate you should be made aware that we test for these throughout the whole assessment/recruitment and selection process, and will only interview and recruit individuals who demonstrate these values through their application and behaviour.

Details of our Values can be found on our website link 'Working together for outstanding care - our vision'

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced IQA Internal Verifier, Healthcare Apprenticeship to join our new Apprenticeship Centre at Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. As demand for our Apprenticeship programme grows, this is your chance to join a Regionally Commended Apprenticeship Organisation, which is passionate about developing people.

We are seeking a Healthcare Apprenticeship Internal Verifier who is occupationally qualified in healthcare. You will be involved in the design and delivery of ‘off the job’ training and the development of programmes which align to the new occupational standards.

We seek an individual with experience in both internal verification and healthcare practices to support the Quality Assurance of our Apprenticeship Delivery Team. The role will support the development of learning and training, whilst ensuring adequate progression, achievement and high standards are maintained throughout delivery. Our Apprentices will be working towards the new Level 2 & 3 Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Standards, featuring an attached relevant qualification.

As a new Apprenticeship Centre, you will be joining a growing team responsible for delivering, monitoring and maintaining high standard, quality training to our employees. There is flexibility around the working hours and more hours will become available as our apprenticeship numbers increase.

As a keen learner yourself, you will be encouraged to continuously develop your skills and apply these within engaging and interactive learning environments.

You will be responsible for overseeing the Quality Assurance of a cohort of learners. Internal Verification activities may include a range of portfolio sampling, assessor observations and caseload/performance reviews.

If you are hardworking, share our passion for apprenticeships and have a proven track record of delivering apprenticeship training then we want to hear from you. It is essential applicants have significant recent occupationally relevant experience in their field holding a minimum of a level 3 qualification and hold an internal verification qualification (for example D34, V1,or IQA).

You should be highly organised but have a flexible approach to the working day to meet the varying demands within the team. You will have proven history of being able to prioritise and organise your own workload.

It is essential applicants can meet the travel requirements of the post.

For an informal discussion please contact: Sheri Moule, Apprenticeship Officer on 01905 681663.

Closing date: 17 March 2019 Interview Date: 25 March 2019

PLEASE NOTE: All new appointments are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

If the same or similar vacancy arises within the recruitment period of this post or up to 3 months afterwards, the Trust may chose not to re advertise, but to select a suitable candidate from this interview pool. The new post may differ in terms of the base, hours available (full or part time) or contract type (permanent or fixed term) and therefore you are encouraged to apply for advertised posts but specify on your application form your preferences.

In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable.

Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats.

**If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, it will be a condition of your employment that you have subscribed and continue to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. New employees to the Trust are required to pay the fee for the initial DBS check (this will be deducted from their first months’ salary) and the annual subscription (£13) to the DBS Update Service. Internal applicants are required to pay the annual subscription fee only (£13). Further information on the update service can be found on our website link ‘DBS Update Service.’

The Trust offers a preceptorship year for newly qualified nurses and AHP's and attendance at preceptorship programmes is a condition of employment.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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