South East Regions of UK
YMCA is one of the most recognisable and iconic of all global charity brands. The YMCA movement started with us, Central YMCA. Throughout our nearly 200-year history, we’ve worked towards a world where people are happier, healthier and more fulfilled.
Do you want to be a part of this?
We have some exciting opportunities for Freelance External Quality Assurers, to join our team of professionals, managing operational activities required for planning, supporting and securing quality improvement.
We’re a team of dedicated professionals who strive to reach that goal through creative health, wellbeing and education programmes. We award qualifications in fitness and leisure for educational institutions in the UK and abroad.
The Central YMCA Awards team plays a pivotal part in enabling individuals to build a career across a variety of industry sectors. We offer a diverse suite of qualifications to anyone looking to take first steps into their desired industry or to established professionals looking to further develop their skills.
We are looking for Freelance External Quality Assurers to support with the facilitation of our centres in the South East regions of the UK.
You will be conducting external quality assurance activities in accordance with YMCA Awards EQA strategy for YMCA Awards units, qualifications, accredited and endorsed programmes.
Working with the Qualification Development team you will contribute and support with the development of units, qualifications and resources. You will maintain appropriate and professional communication with the Lead Quality Assurer and other REQA team members to ensure there is a standardised approach.
You will also;
Regularly maintain effective quality assurance and audit systems.
Make accurate decisions based on relevant evidence provided by approved centres, applying sanctions where appropriate.
Provide technical guidance and support to customers and the wider YMCA Awards team.
Attend regular meetings as required for standardisation purposes.
Complete all related external quality assurance documentation in line with the YMCA Awards procedures and regulatory requirements.
Are you up for the challenge?
You will have excellent communication skills, great rapport building ability and be able to manage conflict and provide constructive feedback. You’ll be highly organised, with demonstrated planning and time-management skills (supported by good IT skills).
You will also need:
To hold qualifications in the fitness and active leisure sector.
PGCE or Certificate in Education;
DTTLS qualification or equivalent;
V1 qualification or equivalent;
A1 qualification or equivalent;
L4 external quality assurance qualification (desirable)
This could be your chance to join our innovative team and to do something great for yourself – and for others. If this sounds right for you, click apply and complete a short registration today!
Central YMCA is committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion in all its forms. For those who would like to work with us, Central YMCA welcomes applications from all sections of society. We believe that our Charity is greatly enhanced by the varied backgrounds, experiences and views represented within our team; we aim to appoint individuals based solely on their applicable skills, experience and attitudes.
For any individual who will be working, volunteering or freelancing with us, all recruitment and engagement processes will include pre-employment checks (including referencing and an appropriate level of disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service).
We also ensure that all subcontractors and agencies are appropriately vetted.