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Engineering Apprentice Assessor

Country/Region:  GB
City:  United Kingdom

Job Title:              Engineering Apprentice Assessor
Location:              Ipswich, UK - working from home options available
Compensation:    £32,000 + benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                SF45870

 

Be where you matter

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Field Force Assessor – this role will involve the assessment of engineering apprentices in a Military Environment. 


As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


Babcock Training 
The Field Force Assessor role is based within our Civil Training business area.


With a rich history of service excellence, Babcock is a trusted name across the training and apprenticeships market. We have an enviable track record in delivering intelligent and compelling workforce development solutions and are one of the UK’s largest and most reputable training providers.


Our solutions range from bespoke, employer-led apprenticeship programmes to pioneering digital simulations and we work closely with all of our customers to reflect their organisational needs. Supporting both private and public sector businesses, a customer focused solution is at the heart of who we are, consistently putting the employer brand at the forefront of programme design.


As one of the UK’s largest apprenticeship providers, we offer apprenticeships at multiple levels in engineering with particular expertise in the rail, automotive, nuclear and energy industries as well as the British Army and Emergency Services. We also deliver apprenticeships across retail, hospitality, active leisure, adult care, automotive, business, customer service, early years care and warehousing sectors.


Having delivered apprenticeships for over 20 years we have developed an enviable reputation across the marketplace, delivering high quality solutions for employers and apprentices alike.

 

The role?
The difference our new Field Force Assessor will make


As a Field Force Assessor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll directly impact the ongoing learning and development of Aviation professionals undergoing their trade qualifications with the Armed Forces, supporting and mentoring learners to achieve NVQ level 2/3 accreditation.


Day to day, you’ll be assessing, monitoring and sampling learner output in order to prove competency for the Engineering Diploma and BTEC. In this role you’ll also be administering documentation and invigilating tests for the learner to achieve their full Engineering Qualifications.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 
We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based at Ipswich.


Essential experience:
•    Experience in an appropriate engineering environment (military experience) 
•    Industry related qualifications such as Diplomas, BTECs minimum level 3
•    Experience in assessing Diploma/BTEC qualifications L2/L3
•    Must have good interpersonal skills 
•    Demonstrate a high level of organisational skills
•    Must hold or have the ability to obtain enhanced DBS security clearance with Children’s Barred List check


Should you be successful and invited to interview you will be required to complete a criminal declaration form.  Please note this does not disqualify you from the role.


What we offer
Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

 

Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.


Application Guidance
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


•    We believe the position you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such, should you be invited to interview you will be required to declare all unspent convictions and conditional cautions, and all spent convictions and adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not ‘protected’ (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020); and
•    The position you are applying for may involve engaging in regulated activity with children and/or vulnerable adults and it is a criminal offence to apply for this role if you are barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults.  Given the nature of the role, employment is conditional upon a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which will include a children’s and/or adults’ barred list check, and you will be required to provide the necessary identification documents at interview to enable the DBS check to be completed before you commence employment.  These identification documents may be different to those required to confirm your right to work in the UK.


 


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