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Senior Standards Verifier - NVQ (L1-3) - Emergency

Reference
NVQEmergencycareSSV
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
26/10/2018
Senior Standards Verifier - NVQ (L1-3) - Emergency Care Services Reference: NVQEmergencycareSSV Closing date: 24 October 2018 at midnight We are recruiting for a Senior Standards Verifier for NVQ Emergency Care L1-3 and FPOS (NVQ...

Job Description

Senior Standards Verifier - NVQ (L1-3) - Emergency Care Services

Reference: NVQEmergencycareSSV

Closing date: 24 October 2018 at midnight

We are recruiting for a Senior Standards Verifier for NVQ Emergency Care L1-3 and FPOS (NVQ).

The applicant must be competent in 1-2 of the below sector areas:

  1. EMERGENCY FIRST AID (NVQ) / EMERGENCY CARE ASSISTANCE (NVQ)
  2. PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID (BTEC OPERATING AS NVQ)
  3. FPOS (NVQ)

Purpose of the Role:

Be the responsible expert in terms of the interpretation of the QCF competence-based qualifications and the standards verifier NVQ/SVQ standardisation for a range of QCF competence-based qualifications within a Principal Subject Area (PSA). To monitor assessment and internal verification for a range of QCF competence-based qualifications within a Principal Subject Area (PSA) in order to report on the achievement of national occupational standards across centres.

Key Accountabilities:

For a defined range of QCF competence based qualifications within the PSA, the Senior Standards Verifier NVQ/SVQ will:

  • Undertake sampling of candidates’ work within defined parameters and rules to verify that assessment outcomes, assessment and internal verification processes meet national occupational standards
  • Hold sector specific responsibility for interpretation of national occupational standards and evidence requirements
  • Offer specialist advice and support to centres and Subject Verifiers (SV) NVQ/SVQ in relation to the content and interpretation of specifications, assessment and delivery
  • Provide support, advice, guidance and development to SVs
  • Review SV reports to comment on the maintenance of national standards
  • Identify and escalate issues of adverse standards interpretation
  • Undertake a proactive role in maintaining national standards
  • Edit materials for the standardisation of centre assessors, internal verifiers and lead internal verifiers and centre training as required
  • Develop the content for the training and standardisation of SVs
  • Lead and deliver training events to centres and SVs as required
  • Produce an end of year report within the parameters of a defined template in order to comment on nationals standards

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Previous Work Experience

Essential:

  • Substantial recent experience of external verification of NVQs within the sector
  • Significant experience in delivering and assessing NVQs
  • Higher level assessment and delivery experience across a range of NVQs as relevant to the sector
  • Be an A or B Grade Associate (from Performance Management monitoring)
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in the field of assessment and delivery of NVQs

Please note this vacancy will close on the 9th October. Interviews will take place later that month.