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Multi Skilled Assessor

Scotland, Aberdeen / Perth & Kinross, Perth, Scotland / Scotland, Glasgow
£39415 - £45136 per annum + car/car allowance
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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About the Role

Base Location: Flexible Scotland | 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 SSEN offices or depots in the Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) licensed area.

Salary: £39,415 - £45,136 + car allowance + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Flexible First options available

Our Workforce Planning Team is responsible for the succession planning, recruitment management and assessment of Learners within the Distribution Business. As a Multi-skilled craft assessor, you will:

- Deliver an excellent learning journey to our apprentices and enable them to grow and gain the knowledge, skills, experience and behaviours to successfully achieve completion of their apprenticeship programme.

- Monitor and support the Overhead lines and Jointing apprentices to ensure that they have obtained and demonstrated the successful completion of their programme, this will include both onsite practical assessments and reviewing evidence remotely via our online portfolio system.

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

- Have the potential to hold line manager responsibilities and support the Network Learner Team Managers with activities such as managing performance.

What do I need?

We are looking for somebody that 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 are looking for you to have:

- Experience working on Overhead Lines and/or Underground cable Jointing as a qualified multi-skilled craftsperson, with a proven track record of working to a safe and high standard in OHL and Jointing 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.

- Ability to support with SHEPD area site visits and occasional travel to England to various team events and providing support when required.

- An A1 Assessors qualification would be beneficial, however training will be given to enable you to complete your level 3 TAQA certificate in assessing if required.

About our business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.9 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 4,200 highly skilled people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital for the future. We power communities to thrive today and create a net zero tomorrow. Why not join us and help power change, we're looking for great people who love working with others to achieve great results. You'll be empowered to make the right decisions for our customers and have the space to take accountability for the work you do. You'll be working as part of a bigger team, enabling net zero, so team work will be essential. As a part of our business, you become part of something bigger - an established company with a reputation for looking after our people, offering secure and rewarding roles where safety is our number one priority.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Stacey on 01738 342529.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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