• Location: Coleg Cambria,
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 02 August, 2024 12:00 AM
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Work Based Learning Practitioner - Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) CC/2623

Coleg Cambria

Salary:  £30,908 - £34,832

Job Description and Person Specification

Coleg Cambria: An Introduction
At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having recently received a glowing Estyn inspection, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.
Job Summary
Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: Work Based Learning Practitioner - Health & Social Care (Children and Young People)

Location: Deeside

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £30,908 - £34,832

We currently have a vacancy for a Work Based Learning Practitioner in Health and Social Care for our Children and Young People provision.

The practitioner will assess the full range of qualifications within the relevant subject area in line with Awarding organisation requirements linked to skills and occupational competence. Work with a caseload of learners determined by the relevant college caseload formula. The Practitioner will conduct Training Needs Analysis for learners, enrolment on appropriate courses and provide coaching, mentoring and learning opportunities as well as delivery of underpinning knowledge sessions to learners either on a 1-1 or workshop basis (recommended maximum group size 8)

To monitor learners' progress towards qualifications, give them constructive feedback and guide them to prepare an e-portfolio of evidence.

To assess learner portfolios and present completed portfolios for internal quality assurance.

Essential Requirements
  • A professionally relevant qualification in Health and Social Care - Children and Young People, to carry out assessments up to a Level 5.
  • Possess or be willing to work towards an assessors qualification (TAQA)
  • Possess or be willing to work towards a Quality Assurance qualification (Currently 401 TAQA Unit).
  • Level 2 English and Maths qualifications (or equivalent) at Grade 4 (C) or above
  • Possess or be willing to work towards a Digital Literacy Level 2 qualification
  • Proven industry experience within a professionally relevant area (Health and Social Care - Children and Young People)
  • Experience of liaising and partnering with external managers in industry
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to the maintenance and development of quality standards within education
Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

We require the post holder to be able to facilitate bilingual learning

The promotion of the welsh language is an essential part of the work we do. Applicants are welcome to submit an application in Welsh. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favorably than an application submitted in English.

Application forms, explanatory material, information about the interview process and assessment methods and job descriptions all available in Welsh.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Roles are normally advertised with a salary range. If you are offered a role at the college, relevant experience will be taken into consideration to determine your starting salary.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On site nursery provision at our Deeside site

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants

Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave