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Clinical Health and Social Care IQA

Educ8 Training Group Ltd
4.6 out of 5
Ystrad Mynach
£27,000 - £30,000 a year - Full-time, Temporary contract


Ystrad Mynach

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Educ8 Training Group Ltd incorporating Haddon Training Ltd, ISA Training Ltd and Aspire 2Be

Job Title: Clinical Health and Social Care IQA

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours p/w

Salary: £27,000.00 - £30,000.00 per annum

Summary of Role: As an Internal Quality Assurer, you will deliver outstanding quality assurance support across the apprenticeship provision, driving innovative teaching, learning and assessment through highly effective quality assurance mechanisms. You will provide support to the Qualification Manager to adopt and develop quality assurance strategies to develop high quality vocational training programmes. It is essential that you have experience of working within the work-based learning industry, quality assuring the accepted standards across a wide range of qualifications related to the Apprenticeship delivery and Awarding Organisations requirements. Elements of the role may involve working with adults at risk, children and young people in an educational setting.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Plan and monitor the quality of teaching, learning and assessments according to the teaching and learning strategy
  • To complete and plan formative and summative verification, in line with internal quality assurance and external Awarding Organisations processes
  • Actively carry out planned Observation of Teaching, Learning and Assessments (OTLA’s) providing feedback and support to develop and achieve excellence.
  • Support the implementation of the cross cutting themes within teaching and assessment
  • To plan and deliver standardisation meetings, incorporating activities to ensure best practice within teaching and assessment, Awarding Body and sector updates are disseminated and implemented
  • To support the Qualifications Manager in driving and promoting continuous quality improvement
  • To assist in the development of resources to continually improve innovative teaching and learning with curriculum
  • To support the induction of new Trainer Coaches in line with their quality responsibilities
  • Continual support and development of all Trainer Coaches, including monitoring of quality practice and processes
  • Work in collaboration with all departments to ensure business objectives are met
  • To plan, coordinate and facilitate External Quality Assurance visits, ensuring that direct claim status is achieved and quality standards are maintained and developed
  • Liaise with Awarding Organisations to gain approvals for new qualifications
  • To positively contribute to internal and external inspections/audits, ensuring compliance within programmes to AO, Estyn, Welsh Government and Educ8 regulations and requirements
  • To attend internal and external sector specific meetings to keep up to date with sector changes
  • To support operations and curriculum with new qualification design and implementation and lead the approval process
  • Reviewing the safeguarding and wellbeing of learners and escalating through the appropriate process where required.
  • Appropriate participation within the appeals procedure

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to promote and adhere to the company values and behaviours
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be able to coach and mentor delivery staff
  • Being able to clearly explain complex topics
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, both verbally and written
  • Passionate about achieving high levels of excellence
  • Able to demonstrate a clear commitment to high standards and the ability to drive continuous improvement
  • Highly professional and motivated with high levels of commitment and confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work proactively using own initiative
  • Passionate about education, teaching, learning and development
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Essential Criteria

  • Level 5 or equivalent in vocational route
  • Substantial occupational competence within subject area
  • Experience in a Work Based Learning environment
  • A1/TAQA L3 Award or equivalent
  • V1/TAQA L4 Award or equivalent
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Professional Standards for Worked Based Learning Practitioners in Wales
  • Suitable to work with adults at risk, children and young people
  • Demonstrable commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity
  • Digitally competent and confident
  • Proven experience of using digital technologies to promote teaching and learning
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and to work to tight deadlines
  • Full driving license, own vehicle and willing to travel across Wales

Desirable Criteria

  • L3 Management qualification
  • Experience of managing, coaching and developing a team of assessors
  • Coaching & Mentoring qualification
  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Teaching qualification: PTTLS/DTTLS, PGCE, Cert Ed, EAT
  • Demonstrable experience of partnership working with a range of organisations
  • Experience of contributing, supporting and complying with all contract requirements and corporate strategies including but not restricted to: Health & Safety Code of Practice, Contract & Audit requirements, Awarding Body requirements, ESTYN, Information Security Requirements and Safeguarding

For further information on this job role, please contact us on 01443 749000


Educ8 Group is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and expect all employees to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check, this may be a Standard or an Enhanced DBS check with a children’s barred list check, in line with their job role.

Educ8 uphold the Armed Forces Covenant and are committed to supporting the armed forces community through their recruitment process.

Why work for us?

Educ8 Training Group are a Values driven organisation creating a Gr8 Culture resulting in being the #2 Best Education and Training Company to work for in the UK in 2023.

If you'd like to work with Gr8 people who are passionate about training and education then we'd love to hear from you. We offer excellent benefits, a values driven ethos but most of all a Gr8 place to work.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Annual Leave package: 30 days annual leave (FTE) which includes Christmas shutdown and day off for Birthday .

Additional holiday accrued after 2 years’ service starting from 1 day per year up to a maximum of 5 days

45p per mile mileage allowance

Early finish on a Friday ‘Rejuven8’ time

Employee Assistance Programme offering counselling support and advice from day 1 of employment

Employee Mental Health First Aider

Flexible/home working encouraged

Excellent wellbeing support and monthly group activities

Educ8 reserves the right to bring forward the closing date should we receive sufficient a sufficient number of applications for this role.

Should you not hear from us 4 weeks after application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract

Salary: £27,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Work Location: In person