Position: Fitting Assessor
Salary: GBP36260 - GBP44257 per annum + car/car allowance
Ref: 542049_1659085163
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 29/07/2022
Expiry Date: 26/08/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Flexible England | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our offices or depots within the Southern Electricity Networks area.

Salary: £36,260 - £44,257 + car/car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

Our Workforce Renewal team is responsible for the succession planning, recruitment, management and assessment of Learners within the Distribution business. In this role you will:

- deliver an excellent learning journey to our apprentices and enable them to grow and gain the skills, knowledge and experience to successfully achieve their apprenticeship qualification

- monitor and support the Fitting apprentices to ensure they have attained and demonstrated the successful completion of their programmes. This will include assessing both onsite evidence and remotely via our electronic portfolio system

- provide support and technical knowledge to the apprentices to ensure safe operational working

- have the potential to hold line management responsibility and support the Learner Team Managers with activities such as managing performance

What do I need?

We're looking for somebody who has a passion to develop our Learners to become the next generation of safe, competent and knowledgeable employees. To be considered for this role, we're looking for you to have:

- experience working on the network, as a qualified fitter, with a proven track record of working to a safe and high standard in fitting techniques both LV and HV

- excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise effectively at all levels having the ability to motivate, not just the learners, but other key stakeholders

- the ability to mentor and coach apprentices, encouraging them to strive for continual improvements in quality and performance

- good IT knowledge including Word and Excel

- an A1 Assessors qualification; however, this is not essential as training will be given to enable you to complete your level 3 TAQA certificate in assessing, if required

- Occasional travel to Scotland to carry out assessments on apprentice fitters on current NVQ programme will be required

A drivers licence will be necessary for this role to carry out site visits

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Stacey on 01738 342529.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

Job Benefits:

car/car allowance