Talent Coach - Policy Officer

34000.00 GBP Annual
13 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Becoming an Apprentice Assessor (Policy Officer) with Knowledgepool:

We are currently seeking an Apprentice Assessor help deliver new apprenticeships standards in policy creation and implementation. Apprentice Assessors are at the heart of our service to our customers, with a key role in supporting and guiding learners through every stage of their learning journey. Apprentice Assessors commit to provide every learner with an outstanding positive experience and to help our clients see a clear return on their investment.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a part in designing and delivery of the new Apprenticeship Standard in Public Sector Policy Officer. The Professional Development Framework for policy professionals sets out what skills a good policy maker needs to have and describes the journey from basic knowledge to skilled leader across 18 skill areas. It provides a guide for personal, professional and career development.

What you will do:

  • Identify and assess learners' needs and put in place robust learning plans, with realistic and challenging goals, that enable learners to understand their personal journey and realise their potential.
  • Deliver high quality, informative and inspiring learning and development workshops to groups of learners.
  • As part of a team, design and plan practical and innovative training sessions - constantly look for opportunities to enhance the learner experience and outcomes
  • Provide specialist support to learners to develop their Functional Skills in Mathematics, English, and IT - including intensive one-to-one support where appropriate
  • Actively support, mentor and motivate learners across the entire learner journey, to help them with the timely completion of their learning goals and achievement of their apprenticeship standard. Contact will be varied and might include face to face, email, Skype, webinars etc.
  • Observe, mark, assess and review work produced by learners to ensure it is of the appropriate standard.
  • Provide timely and accurate documentation, management information and reports in line with agreed business processes

Your experience will include:

  • Occupational experience in a policy Officer role, and responsible for engaging and interacting with government policy
  • Excellent training and coaching delivery skills within procurement
  • Experience of using e-learning platforms
  • Experience of delivering new apprenticeship standards
  • A1 or TAQA L3 qualification
  • PTTLS or equivalent teaching qualification

About Knowledgepool

Knowledgepool, part of Capita plc, is a leader in Learning and Development Transformation. Our expertise covers everything from strategic learning consultancy to managed learning services, curriculum design and training delivery to digital and competency management. We also specialise in apprenticeships and pre-employment programmes. You'll be joining a team who are passionate about innovation and who take pride in making learning and training the best experience possible.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.