Location: Head Office Colchester and Doucecroft School 

Salary: £22000 per annum 

Hours: 35 hours per week 

Job ref: E277 

You will act as the Senior Assessor within the Internal Assessment Centre, to effectively assess, supervise, review and manage all relevant work associated with the requirements of the role. You will deliver a wide range of Health and Social Care qualifications, working in partnership with management and staff across Autism Anglia and external bodies as required, ensuring high standards are achieved and maintained with all learners. 

Your main duties will include:

  • To work with managers of Adult and School Services to ensure all work-based learning is undertaken and carried out effectively by the staff working in partnership to ensure learners achieve the expectations of the qualification.
  • To act as mentor for all other Assessors who work within the internal Assessment Centre to quality assure as required, ensuring their work expectations are in line with Organisational policy and up to date external best practice.
  • To have a proactive approach working closely with all other Assessors and Internal Verifiers to ensure all completed work is consistent, of a high standard and quality assured.
  • To ensure all candidates receive the required assessment time and support, as identified on their assessment plan and encourage them to work in accordance with the required timeframe.
  • To prepare, plan and attend standardization meetings, to take minutes of main discussion points and to follow up on any actions agreed. To report back to the Training Manager as required. 


  • Highly experienced and proven knowledge of Health and Social Care qualifications and practices - Essential
  • Experience of overseeing and supervising learners whilst undertaking qualifications - Essential
  • Good knowledge and awareness of Autism - Essential
  • Knowledge of child and adult safeguarding procedures – Essential
  • In-depth knowledge of minimum requirements for staff in
    both Adult and Children’s Services (OFSTED, CQC) - Essential 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established charity.  Autism Anglia provides ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment. 

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

It is essential that the successful applicant holds a full driving license.


  • 33 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to childcare vouchers
  • Access to Perkbox incentives including exclusive High Street, entertainment, restaurant and supermarket discounts
  • Refer a friend scheme

In the first instance please send your CV to [email protected] or if you would like further information please call Head Office on 01206 913785.  Internal candidates, please call 01206 913785 for further information.

Closing date for applications 30th September 2018 

If no response is received within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.

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