Independent Assessor of the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA)

Sheffield Hallam University
December 03, 2023
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Independent Assessor of the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA)

College of Social Sciences & Arts Other Casual - £25.00/hr

This is a rolling advert and may close earlier than advertised. Once a certain number of applications are received, they will be processed at regular intervals. Please ensure you complete and submit your application as soon as possible for consideration

The Role

Sheffield Hallam University are currently involved in the delivery of the Police Constable Entry Route (PCER) for the South Yorkshire Police. We are seeking to create a team of Independent Assessors in Policing. This team will support the End Point Assessment of Police Apprentices on the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeships (PCDA) programme.

The role of the Independent Assessor during the End Point Assessment (EPA) is to impartially assess whether the Police Apprentice has developed the skills, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the apprenticeship standard.

The Independent Assessor will have responsibility for independently assessing the three End Point Assessment parts that each Police Apprentice must progress through to successfully complete their apprenticeship, namely:

• EPA Part 1. Professional Discussion linked to Occupational Competence Portfolio

• EPA Part 2. Professional Policing Practice Project

• EPA part 3 Professional Policing Practice Project Presentation and discussion.

The role involves providing detailed feedback to Police Apprentices using appropriate feedback mechanisms and in line with feedback deadlines, entering assessment outcomes into the appropriate records systems and in line with assessment deadlines.

All training and support will be provided, and full DBS checks will be carried out as part of the recruitment process.

The Team

The Policing subject group which is part of the Department of Law and Criminology. The Policing subject group is a diverse mix of colleagues with a broad range of academic and professional practice experience. The primary focus is on the applied nature of policing underpinned by strong theoretical knowledge, the development and application of research skills and the enhancement of graduate attributes.

You can find out more about the College at: https: // www. us/jobs/what-we-do/academic/faculty-of-social-sciences-and-humanities

You can find out more about the department at: https: // www. us/academic-departments/law-and-criminology

If you are offered this post you will be subject to a check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working at Sheffield Hallam University but its relevance to the duties of the post will need to be assessed before the appointment is confirmed.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role.

Contact Person : Louise Povey Contact Email : [email protected] Date Advertised : 20-Oct-2023 Closing Date : 03-Dec-2023 Contact Number : [email protected] Job number : 102885

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