Health and Social Care Tutor/Assessor

England, Essex, Chelmsford
Up to £26801 per annum
26 Apr 2021
24 May 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Health and Social Care Tutor/Assessor

Permanent, Full Time

Up to £26,801 per annum

Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date: 10th May 2021

This role is part of Adult Community Learning (ACL), the largest provider of adult learning in Essex, offering a wide range of courses and qualifications. ACL are seeking to recruit a tutor to deliver Health and Social Care to our adult learners at a variety of levels. You will be required to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners in response to their identified needs. Hours will be variable according to curriculum needs. The successful candidate may be required to work daytimes, evenings and/or Saturdays.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Motivate and inspire learners to promote achievement and develop their skills to enable progression
  • Plan and deliver effective learning programmes using blended learning approaches for diverse groups or individuals in a safe and inclusive environment, following ACL safeguarding procedures
  • Promote the benefits of technology and support learners in its use
  • Address the mathematics and English needs of learners and work creatively to overcome individual barriers to learning
  • Enable learners to share responsibility for their own learning and assessment, setting goals that stretch and challenge
  • Apply appropriate and fair methods of assessment and provide constructive and timely feedback to support progression and achievement
  • Maintain and update your teaching / training expertise, vocational competence and digital skills
  • Contribute to organisational development and quality improvement through collaboration with others
  • To initially assess learners' starting points and monitor their progress, set challenging tasks and objectives, and build on and extend learning for all learners.
  • To support learners to develop personal, social and employability skills in order for them to progress into further learning or jobs that meet local and national needs.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification with relevant occupational competency Or Level 4 in Health and Social Care qualification with relevant occupational competency gained from working within the care sector at management level
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) or A1, Assessing qualification equivalent
  • Confident with English and Maths
  • Confident with Digital Skills
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of learners through your enthusiasm and knowledge
  • Good understanding of social and cultural diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion and safeguarding


  • Nationally recognised teaching qualification: Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET), or DTTLS, Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET), or CTLLS, Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) or PTLLS, or be prepared to work towards achieving threshold qualifications within the first year of service
  • English and Maths GCSE grade C or Functional Skills Level 2, or be prepared to work towards achieving threshold qualifications within the first year of service
  • Essential Digital Skills Qualifications (EDSQ), or be prepared to work towards achieving threshold qualifications within the first year of service
  • Level 4 Quality Assurance qualification
  • Experience of supporting individuals to achieve apprenticeships in Health and Social Care
  • Experience or qualifications in Health and Clinical Care

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Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. For more information please use the following link:

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email or call us on 0333 013 5888. Lines are open Monday to Friday between 08:30 - 16:30.