Trainer Assessor

Date: 26 Nov 2023

Location: leicester, LCE, GB, LE19 1QP

Company: Steris Corporation

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

To ensure all staff are appropriately trained and developed.
To plan, prepare, deliver, assess and evaluate training, encompassing all aspects of decontamination and other subjects as necessary, providing ongoing support to help improve site quality performance, compliance and production targets and ensure Health & Safety is adhered to consistently. To carry a caseload of apprenticeship learners, provide suitable teaching and learning opportunities for them to achieve their apprenticeship qualification. 


•    Carry out random checks regularly on trained employees to ensure that QMS procedures are being followed.
•    Where required, to provide computer-based training, including SynergyTrak, as appropriate for specific job roles.
•    To complete Training Reviews and Site Audits to determine procedure compliance and undertake a training needs analysis where requested.
•    Monitor and review progress of individual employee and report routinely to RTM and unit management.
•    Liaise with unit management to resolve specific training needs that have been identified.
•    Maintaining a safe and healthy training environment by following STERIS and other standards.
•    Where required, assist employees to complete the management of basic Instrument E-Learning ensuring that all current guidelines are followed consistently.
•    Ensure unit specific defects are addressed in liaison with the RTM and General Manager
•    Motivate learners to attain peak productivity, performance and compliance levels.
•    Monitor and review progress of individual employee and report routinely to RTM and unit management.
•    Where applicable, be flexible to ensure regular visits
•    Maintaining relationships with customers and delivering customer training where requested.
•    Work alongside colleagues in all work environments, predominantly ‘shop-floor’, modelling good practice and providing support and guidance.
•    Ensure a safe environment, complying with all relevant legislation, regulations and STERIS policies and procedures.
•    Account for all learner needs and adjust training as necessary to include all learners.
•    Ensure that all learners are treated fairly and with respect and ensure that principles of equality, diversity and inclusion are consistently applied

Duties Cont

•    Take responsibility for own continuous professional development. Maintain technical knowledge by attending technical workshops where relevant and review technical publications and guidance related to decontamination.
•    Become members of the Central Sterilisation Club or IDSc
•    Attend local, regional and national meetings and required.
•    Be working towards and achieve a minimum of the Level 3 Education & Training Award 
•    Other reasonable duties as required and agreed with RTM.
•    All training of operational staff to be discussed and planned with the site management to ensure maximum attendance and productivity and to provide feedback to RTM and site management on each training activities.
•    To undertake any other duties or tasks as reasonably required.

Duties - cont'd

Assessing duties include:
•    Be responsible for the management of a caseload of Apprenticeship learners
•    Plan and implement initial assessments and skills scans to assess baseline levels
•    Deliver effective teaching and learning opportunities to ensure learner progression
•    Maintain documentation on learners progress to measure impact of teaching and learning
•    Monitor and support the learner and managers to provide effective 20% off the job learning opportunities to extend and consolidate the learning of new Knowledge, skills and behaviours
•    Support learners to achieve their mathematics and English functional skills to the required level
•    Effectively manage own diary to ensure that all learners have regular/timely visits to assure progression
•    Organise and take part in 12 weekly, tripartite progress reviews with learner and Manager to monitor impact and progression

Duties Cont

•    To ensure own pedagogical CPD is maintained and up to date as well as sector updates. 
•    Provide strong communication to the learner’s manager and regularly update them on learners progress, highlighting any concerns early to be rectified. 
•    Prepare the learner consistently for their End Point Assessment by using a range of assessment methods and revising their learning throughout their learning journey
•    Attend and take part in planned standardisation meetings and team meetings. 
•    Ensure retention of learners to achieve their full apprenticeship
•    Work towards a suitable assessing qualification within the given timescale if not qualified
•    Attend any mandatory training as required or set by your IQA or RTM
•    Follow safe working practices and adhere to the Safeguarding policy and procedure at all times
•    Any other assessment or apprenticeship duties as required

Required Experience

At least 5 years' experience within decontamination. 

Preferred Qualifications

•    Level 2 qualification in decontamination or equivalent.
•    Level 3 qualification in Education and Training or equivalent or be prepared to work towards and achieve.
•    Level 3 qualification CAVA Certificate in assessing vocational achievement or be prepared to work towards and achieve 


  • Must have good standard of written, verbal & numeric ability at level 2 or equivalent
  • Basic I.T. Skills.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.