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Job Details: End Point Assessor - Adult Nursing Support

ReferenceVAC-72607
RecruiterPearson
Industry SectorEducation, Teaching, Health, Social Care, Nursing, NVQ Assessor, Verifier
SalaryNegotiable
BenefitsCompetitive Salary
LocationsLondon, United Kingdom
Contract TypeFreelance / Contract
Date Posted16 February 2018

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Job Description
Overview of the independent End-Point Assessment 

All apprentices registered on new apprenticeship standards will undertake an end-point assessment (EPA). Independent end-point assessors (EPAs) are responsible for assessing apprentices against set EPA criteria and evidence requirements.  

EPAs must be suitably qualified and competent within the occupation associated with the EPA. We will provide you with relevant training and standardisation to undertake your EPA role and we expect you to maintain your competence, through ongoing continuing professional development (CPD). 

Key Accountabilities 

The independent end-point assessor will: 

  • Take part in regular training and standardisation activities, associated with the role of IEA for this EPA 
  • Maintain and provide evidence of ongoing, relevant Continuous Professional Development (CPD) 
  • Assess the performance of candidates in accordance with published assessment and grading criteria and procedures, ensuring overall standards are maintained 
  • Follow the protocols set out in Pearson’s specifications, assessment materials and quality assurance protocols, relating to the EPAs 
  • Maintain service-level agreements with regards to responding to EPA planning, operational activities, reports and submissions of assessment outcomes 
  • Report all risks and issues encountered during the end-point assessment to Pearson, including any suspected malpractice/ maladministration Ensure all EPA reports and assessment evidence are high quality and recorded accurately 
  • Support Pearson, if necessary, with any appeals from apprentices, regarding assessment decisions 
  • Raise any conflicts of interest, including in relation to the independence of assessment 
  • Ensure that any personal actions are completed, as required by Pearson Contribute to the continuous improvement of Pearson’s end-point assessment activities 
  • Contribute to the external quality assurance activities undertaken by Ofqual 

Background and Experience 

  • Be occupationally competent in the adult nursing field 
  • Be a registered healthcare professional or have completed a level 5 apprenticeship or regulated occupational competence qualification at level 5 or above 
  • Hold, or be working towards, a formal assessor qualification (e.g. A1, TAQA etc) 
  • Have experience of working in a health or social care setting within the last 2 years 
  • Experience of leading meetings/structured interviews/discussions 
  • Experience of complying with quality assurance/regulatory requirements 
  • Evidence of commitment to maintaining CPD, in line with the EPA specialism 
  • To hold, or be working towards an internal quality assurance Experience of making grading Current Knowledge of prevent & safeguarding 
  • Recent DBS 

About Pearson 

We are the UK's largest awarding body and offer qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked, with educational excellence rooted in a range of General and Vocational courses.

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Company Details
Recruiter: Pearson
Main Contact: Kamrun Begum
Tel: kamrun.begum@pearson
Website: Click Here
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