Job Description

Health and Social Care Tutor

Permanent, Full Time (37hrs)

Up to £27,338 per annum

Location: Chelmsford

Working Style: To be confirmed

Closing Date: 25th October 2022


We are pleased to offer this permanent role for a Health and Social Care Tutor working for Adult Community Learning – Chelmsford. This role is a blend of working from home providing online tutoring and face to face tutoring at ACL Chelmsford.

We can accept Part-Time or Full-Time applicants for this role.

This role is part of Adult Community Learning (ACL), the largest provider of adult learning in Essex, offering a wide range of courses and qualifications. ACL are seeking to recruit an inspiring professional to deliver programmes of learning in Health, and Social Care to our apprentices and adult learners.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable hands-on experience of working within the health and social care sector. They will be required to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners and apprentices in response to their identified needs. Previous experience or teaching or training is not necessary although a proven track record in successfully mentoring staff would be advantageous. A fully accredited training programme is included for applicants without teaching or assessing qualification.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Assess learners’ starting points and monitor their progress
  • Build on and extend learning, set learners challenging tasks and objectives
  • Motivate and inspire learners to promote achievement and enable progression
  • Plan and deliver effective learning programmes using blended learning approaches
  • Promote the benefits of technology and support learners in its use
  • Embed maths and English using creative means to overcome barriers
  • Apply fair methods of assessment with constructive and timely feedback
  • Maintain and update your teaching expertise and vocational competence
  • Contribute to organisational quality improvement through collaboration with others
  • Support learners to develop personal, social and employability skills in order for them to progress into further learning, or jobs that meet local and national needs.

Knowledge, skills, and experience:


  • Recognised assessor qualification (CAVA or equivalent)
  • Subject specific qualification or proven expertise in Health, and Social Care up to Level 5
  • Minimum Level 2 English and maths, and good ICT skills
  • Experience in delivering health, and social care qualifications and supporting individuals to achieve accreditation is desirable
  • Nationally recognised teaching qualification (or be prepared to work towards achieving threshold qualifications within the first year of service e.g., Level 3 Award in Education and Training)
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of learners through your enthusiasm and knowledge
  • Good understanding of social and cultural diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion, and safeguarding.




Qualification certificates should be brought to interview.

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Please note that the job role requires you to be mobile throughout an operational area. Therefore, the post holder will need to have a driving licence and access to a vehicle, or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means.

Why Essex? Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England’s oldest town, Colchester, and two of its newest – Basildon and Harlow – are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found here pay and reward

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What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.

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