Are you an experienced Health and Social Care SVQ assessor? Do you want to join an award winning, friendly and experienced team? If so, then we have the perfect role for you!
We've got a great opportunity for a motivated and experienced SVQ Assessor to join us covering remote SVQ assessment across Scotland on a full-time, permanent basis.
Our Assessor role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or as part of our hybrid working model. We will also need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland when required.
As part of our Training Academy, you’ll play a key role in qualifying our social care workforce along with providing learning and development support across the organisation. You will assess the Social Services and Healthcare qualifications in Cornerstone are approved to deliver at SCQF levels 6, 7 and ideally 9. We also deliver CSLM, Management, Core Skills, Business & Administration and PDA in Supervision awards.
You’ll be responsible for prioritising your own workload and planning your week to enable you to support and assess candidates through technology (eportfolio, MS teams) as well as some face to face support. You will work with candidates from induction to award completion, using your initiative to support them to meet SQA standards, agreed deadlines and organisational KPI’s.
As part of our Assessor team, you will contribute to creating, updating and delivering healthcare related training along with keeping accurate records across all candidate portfolios.
To be an amazing Assessor we'll need you to bring;
With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.
We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.
Have any questions? If you'd like to find out more, please contact Pam Douglas on 07976600132 or drop her an email on Pam.Douglas@cornerstone.org.uk
Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to virtual MS Teams Interview
The successful candidate will be required to go through a standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.
This is a rewarding role which will allow you to draw on your experience of the Social Care sector to provide professional assessment and support to candidates, enabling them to realise their potential.
Are you already imagining yourself as part of our team? Apply today; we would love to hear from you.
We’re looking for people who will bring different skills and experiences to our Board.
What do our Trustees do?
Our Board of Trustees are volunteers, who collectively govern the work of the charity. This involves:
• Preparing for and taking part in Board Meetings. At these meetings, you will help shape the charity’s strategy, oversee and guide the work of the Service Manager, examine financial and operational reports and make collective decisions about the charity’s budget, policies and procedures.
• Taking part in training about different aspects of governing a charity. This helps make sure you understand your responsibilities in law and in turn that our charity complies with everything we need to.
What skills and experience do you need?
Ideally, we are looking for people with experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Financial planning and management.
• HR and people management.
• Safeguarding responsibilities.
• Local knowledge of the Third Sector in either Falkirk, Stirling or Clackmannanshire.
• If you join us as a specialist Finance Trustee, you will also:
• Review management accounts and cash flow reports.
• Scrutinise budgets and forecasts, helping to inform Board decision-making.
• Liaise with the CEO and senior staff about any extraordinary spending needs, ensuring affordability.
• Meet with our auditors to help finalise our annual accounts.
You will also need to be eligible under charity law to become a charity trustee. You can find out about this from the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).
What kind of commitment is involved?
• Our Trustees are appointed for a three-year term. This can then be renewed for a second term of three years. Trustees are appointed and re-appointed each year at our Annual General Meeting.
• Meetings take place every month, with the exception of July and December. These meetings will be mainly online, but some will take place in person at our offices in Cowie. There will however always be an option to join remotely. There is also a commitment to being available for consultation and keeping in touch by e-mail in-between meetings, as required.
We’re recruiting for various locations across Scotland – you can find a role near you by visiting our website and entering your postcode.
At Co-op, we stand for something different, and we put our communities at the heart of everything we do. As a member pioneer, you'll play a key part in helping us to build stronger and fairer communities. We'll look to you to bring people together, connecting with Co-op members, colleagues, and representatives of the many local groups we support. By building these relationships, you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live. So, if you're passionate about making a difference, join our team and be part of our plan for a better future.
What you’ll do:
· build a strong group of contacts locally, alongside using social media to help with listening to and getting involved in community conversation
· develop an action plan to improve community wellbeing, aligned to key themes
· establish and run a local community forum, or become part of one that already exists
· prioritise your time, making your hours count and focusing on opportunities to make the biggest difference
· get activities off the ground and encourage participation from members in your community
This role would suit someone who:
· is committed, enthusiastic and has a passion for improving their community
· can inspire and motivate people through their communication style
· loves working with and connecting to people
· can prioritise their time and remain focussed on a long-term goal
· has good basic IT skills and is confident using social media
· lives within or very close to the community you’ll support, detailed above
Here you’ll do work that matters. We’re a commercial organisation with a purpose beyond profit, and in this role, you’ll have an opportunity to make a difference. You’ll also get a package that includes:
· competitive salary
· 31 days holiday including bank holidays (rising to 38 in line with service)
· discounts on Co-op products and services
· a pension with up to 10% employer contributions
· free support for your physical, mental, and financial wellbeing
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and we aim to build working environments where everyone feels welcome. Our Co-op colleague networks and inclusive development programmes help provide equal opportunities for all colleagues to reach their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.
If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs. We're also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we'll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job.