IQA in Health and Social Care Adults

  • Location: Based at Tonbridge, with assessments off-site and across West Kent and Ashford College Sites
  • Salary: £24,022 - £32,318 per annum pro rata, £4,804.40- £6,463.60 per annum for the hours stated above
  • Hours: 7.4 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum (0.2 FTE)
  • Closing date: 27 Apr 2018

Do you want to work for a dynamic and growing organization? The Hadlow Group provides excellence in education through its Colleges in Kent; Hadlow College, West Kent College and Ashford College,  and offers a range of further and higher education  and professional courses in land based and general subjects.

About the role

We are looking for an IQA in Health and Social Care Adults to join our team.

As an IQA you will work as part of the peripatetic IQA and Assessing team based at Tonbridge.

Main responsibilities are to undertake Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) for Health and Social Care Adults within Apprenticeship at Work Based Learning, To ensure quality Assurance standards at met through planned Quality Assurance Activity, Maintain and update centre Quality assurance reporting and recording documentation to high quality standard. You will liaise with Centre’s Awarding Body EQA, and Internal Quality Department. To work closely with assessment delivery team to develop, standardise and monitor assessor activity.

It is essential that you hold the IQA Award. You will be carrying out Internal Quality Assurance on Assessors who are dealing with students who are studying up to level 5;  therefore it is essential that you have an hold a level 5 or above qualification in  Health and Social Care,  along with  the relevant experience within the industry.  You will need to hold a teaching qualification, or be willing to undertake this training. Level 2 English and Maths is required.

Working with us

The College offers many benefits including access to competitive local government pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, access to a free on-site gym, free parking and a salary sacrifice Childcare Voucher scheme.

West Kent and Ashford College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our users and expects all staff to share this commitment, in order for all to achieve their full potential. Successful applicants will be required to undertake satisfactory pre-employment checks including a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable a prohibition check will be carried out.

Apply today

To apply for this job, please complete an application form found on the College website.

You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

Please return completed application forms to  

When applying for this role, please reference West Kent College as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

West Kent College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Finance Support to Obtain a Teaching Qualification

West Kent and Ashford College recognise talent and wants to encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. 

If you have been working in industry, you may have just the skills, experience and expertise we are looking for to teach the next generation. As such, we want to help you develop your teaching career and will support you in doing so.

We want to ensure the best quality of teaching for our students and we expect all unqualified Lecturers and Assessor to complete a Diploma in Education and Teaching (DET) (or equivalent) and we ask that new staff enrol on the first available course. 

As well as offering excellent training facilities, the College will support you with a reduced teaching commitment in your first year, generous annual leave entitlement, access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. On top of this, the College offers financial support when you complete Initial Teacher Training course via West Kent and Ashford College. You will receive £600 at the end of your first year of employment at the College as a fully qualified teacher and £750 at the end of the second year of employment.