Pharmacy Assessor/Trainer

Bradford College

  • £29,241 - £33,693
  • West Yorkshire / Yorkshire
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

We are currently recruiting for 2 Pharmacy Assessors/Trainers to provide support to the Head of School for Science and Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Skills Lead in the skills assessment of Pharmacy courses.

As part of this role you will ensure that these courses meet the needs of students, business and the community and that students receive a high-quality experience whilst ensuring quality and financial targets are met.

Responsibilities include:

  • To undertake planning and assessment/verification duties at a level agreed with the Pharmacy Skills Lead.
  • To work with the Pharmacy Skills Lead to maximise student enrolment.
  • Ensure overall outstanding quality of learning and assessment/verification across the courses.
  • To work alongside the Pharmacy Skills team to ensure that retention, progress, attainment and destinations targets are met.
  • To work alongside the Pharmacy Skills team to ensure course, student and employer satisfaction benchmarks are met each year.
  • To ensure full compliance first time with all College procedures.
  • To provide course costings and information relating to resources, ensuring a quality experience for students.
  • To contribute to the collegial culture, mission and strategic objectives and to work with colleagues in the programme area and department and in other curriculum and service areas across the College.
  • To support the Head of School, Science and Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Academic Lead in the planning, innovation, design and development of curriculum programmes and cross College marketing activities.
  • To take part within the curriculum area the guidance, selection, admission and progression of students and deal with matters relating to their performance, achievement, conduct and discipline.
  • To work alongside the Pharmacy Skills Lead to liaise with validating bodies, awarding bodies, exam boards and professional bodies to ensure compliance with curriculum quality requirements.
  • To co-ordinate and be responsible for the effective administration of assessment, internal and external verification for the Pharmacy courses.
  • To be comply with College Equality and Diversity policies and procedures.
  • To undertake additional duties that may be required commensurate with the level of responsibility of the post.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.

Education & Training 

  • GCSE A*- C or 9-4 or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Maths or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C)
  • GCSE A*- C or 9-4 nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C)
  • Registered Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement or equivalent (i.e. A1)
  • Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices or equivalent, i.e. V1.


  • Current knowledge and relevant occupational experience in the assessment area.
  • Proven experience of accurately and timely assessment and verification in the workplace.
  • Capable of working with candidates with a wide range of abilities.
  • Experience of working successfully with a range of employers and other stakeholders
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written form.
  • Ability to engage and motivate students
  • To maintain comprehensive CPD and revalidation records
  • For an informal discussion about the role, please email

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.

Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.


Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 30 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.

*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.

Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note that social media checks will also be undertaken during the recruitment process.

Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.


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