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Standards Verifiers - WBL - Pharmacy

Reference
WBL_Pharm
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
04/10/2020
Standards Verifiers - WBL - Pharmacy Reference: WBL_Pharm Closing date: 02 November 2020 at midnight We are currently recruiting Standards Verifiers for our Work-Based Learning Pharmacy Levels 2–3 sectors. Purpose of this...

Job Description

Standards Verifiers - WBL - Pharmacy

Reference: WBL_Pharm

Closing date: 02 November 2020 at midnight

We are currently recruiting Standards Verifiers for our Work-Based Learning Pharmacy Levels 2–3 sectors.

Purpose of this role:

Undertake records for competence-based qualifications within a Principal Subject Area (PSA) in order to affirm that national occupational standards have been achieved and upheld. Support, advise and guide centres based on the outcomes of the sampling process. Direct centres in the delivery of competence-based qualifications towards the achievement of national occupational standards and professional standards.

Key Accountabilities:

For competence-based qualifications for the sector(s) for which occupational competency is demonstrated, the Standards Verifier (WBL) will:

• Undertake sampling of learner work within defined parameters and rules to verify that assessment outcomes, assessment and internal verification processes meet national occupational and professional standards

• Provide sector-specific support, advice and guidance to centres

• Produce reports for centres and Pearson on the: sampling undertaken, outcomes reached, and support provided

• To recommend limited certification, certification deferral or registration deferral where it is deemed that flawed assessment or internal verification decisions or processes mean that national occupational standards are not met

• Produce targeted actions for centres to assist with remedial action where national occupational standards are not being upheld

• Support centres to understand and implement identified actions

• Report back to Pearson and centres following SV activity within agreed service-level agreements

• Provide source materials for the standardisation of centre assessors, internal verifiers and lead internal verifiers as requested

• Undertake any other duties appropriate to the work of WBL Assessment in relation to this role.

Person Specification

Previous Work Experience:

Essential

• Significant experience in delivering and assessing BTEC/NVQs/competence-based qualifications

• Holds an appropriate assessor qualification, and hold/be working towards the Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualification or an older equivalent

• Is willing to work towards the Award in the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualification or currently holds/is working towards this qualification or an older equivalent

• Must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPHC)

• Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in the field of assessment and delivery of vocational qualifications

Desirable

• A willingness to engage in online training and standardisation and to use technology- based approaches for communication and centre support Significant experience in delivering and assessing NVQs

• Significant experience in delivering and assessing NVQS

Skills & Knowledge:

Essential

• Excellent communication, written, verbal, IT and interpersonal skills

• A good working knowledge of the specifications that comprise the area of expertise for the role

• A customer-focused approach

• Time management and ability to meet deadlines

• Ability to develop and monitor clear action plans

• Ability to work effectively as part of a team

• Ability to understand the implications of decisions taken on Edexcel’s behalf and not to operate outside the sphere of responsibility defined within this job description

Desirable

• Word processing and basic spreadsheet manipulation

Requirements:

Any associate undertaking this role must:

• Have personal IT equipment capable of running Edexcel required software

• Have a suitable internet connection

• Have a personal and secure email account

• Have a postal address in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland

• Declare any conflicts of interest that could impact on the role

• Abide by the terms of conditions as stated in the contract for work