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Health and Social Care Vocational Coach

Our people are our most important resource, we value our people, their commitment and the positive culture they create. If you are a qualified HSC assessor or a HSC Professional looking for your next career move and are interested in joining our assessment team as a Vocational Coach we would like to hear from you!

Department
Operational delivery
Location
Stroud/Thornbury
Responsible to
Sector Manager
Posted
Monday December 9, 2019
Key responsibilities

Key responsibilities of a HSC Vocational Coach

  • Work effectively with colleagues to achieve the company mission, aspirations and values.
  • Support learners, on a one to one basis and within workshops (if required), to achieve qualifications detailed within their individual learning plan.
  • Carry out all organisational and administrative work, preparation and marking associated with teaching and assessment responsibilities.
  • Fully engage learners and employers in the learning process
  • Undertake Internal Quality Assurers activities (If qualified/required)
  • Ensure teaching and assessment practices are good as defined by Ofsted
  • Maintain quality standards as defined by internal and external quality assurers
  • Maintain accurate, up to date records of all assessment activities
  • Support the recruitment and sign-up of new learners
Key duties

Key duties of a HSC Vocational Coach

  • Assess learner capabilities and produce and maintain individual learning plans (ILP).
  • Produce, implement and maintain schemes of work and lesson plans where applicable.
  • Ensure workshops, if applicable, facilitate sufficient and demonstrable learning opportunities.
  • Effectively track and report on learner progress against plan.
  • Conduct regular progress reviews with every learner in line with delivery model requirements.
  • Encourage and motivate learners to achieve targets contained in the ILP.
  • Provide appropriate support to ensure learners achieve required knowledge and assessment standards.
  • Complete all components of the framework in line with the timescales detailed in delivery models. (This can, depending on programme, include the QCF, technical certificate, functional skills-maths/English/ICT, Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Induction)
  • Ensure learners are fully aware of the framework requirements and evidence required to demonstrate competency.
  • Achieve framework outcomes in accordance with agreed targets and timescales.
  • Provide relevant information, advice and guidance in order to support learner progression.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with learners and employers.
  • Maintain regular contact with the internal verification team.
  • Ensure data management department are provided with up to date information on all learners.
  • Attend standardisation and team meetings.
  • Ensure agreed revenue forecasts are fully met.
  • Maintain learner achievement levels as agreed with line manager.
  • Undertake Internal Quality Assurer responsibilities as agreed with line manager (If qualified/required).
  • Work closely with the SEN team in order to provide support for learners with special educational needs.
Behavioural competencies
Inclusion Ensuring there is a collaborative and inclusive approach to working with all stakeholders (Internal/external)
Integrity Consistently demonstrating the highest standards of professional conduct
Reliability Evidence of effective planning, organisation and time management
Ambition Willingness to aspire to reach full potential by continually improving skills and performance
Accountability Taking ownership individually and collectively
Pride A personal commitment to achieving the highest standards of excellence
Personal Specification

Occupational competence:
Recent experience of working within the care sector (within the last two years)

Skills:
IT skills – essential

Qualifications:

  • D32/33 or A1 award – essential or willing to work towards this award
  • HSC level 3
  • Maths and English Functional skills at level 2

Other:
Successful applicants will need to have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle

Development opportunities

Higher level qualifications as agreed with line manager/specified on the qualification matrix

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