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The Workforce Development Trust is a registered charity. Workforce Development Trust exists to improve people’s lives by enabling the effective development and deployment of the workforce who deliver services for public benefit. Together, our focus remains on the whole workforce – its planning and design, utilisation and deployment, development and sustainability – and on helping you to improve your services and performance through your workforce. The Workforce Development Trust consists of Skills for Health, The National Skills Academy for Health, Skills for Justice and SFJ Awards.

We currently have the following vacancies with Skills for Health and SFJ Awards.

  • E-Learning Instructional Designer

    Job Title E-Learning Instructional Designer
    Hours Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
    Pay Pay group 2
    Contract Permanent
    Location London Office
    Closing Date 31st May 2018
    Job Description To review the job description for this role please click here

    The post holder will be responsible for the design and authoring of e-learning content for the WD Trust e-learning portfolio.

    Working closely with subject matter experts (SMEs) and other members of the Technical Development Team, the role will involve:

    • Establishing the requirements of the e-learning courses in conjunction with the stakeholders
    • Where required, researching the subject area of the courses
    • Conducting a target audience analysis for the e-learning courses with SMEs and conducting focus groups if required
    • Establishing an appropriate learning approach dependent on the course requirements and target audience analysis and discuss this with the SMEs
    • Creating a lesson plan and storyboards using the relevant software and sourcing additional assets as required for the e-learning courses in collaboration with the SMEs
    • Managing the SME relationship during course development
    • Ensuring the storyboards are accurate and complete in a timely and efficient manner
    • Working with WDT resources and expertise, develop the content to reflect the storyboard designs, to ensure the final version is of high quality from both a technical and educational perspective
    • Ensuring content meets a range of design, educational and accessibility standards
    • Providing template design and course design solutions in collaboration with E-learning Developer expertise to meet the needs of non-standard e-learning courses or bespoke projects (e.g. problem solving activities, systems training, diagnostic tools etc.) as is required by the project or the needs of the sector
    • Supporting other internal projects with expert advice

    Please note the deadline for submission of applications for these roles is close of business May 31st 2018. Applications for any post should be made by submitting your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include details of how in your view you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification.


Associate opportunity

We have an Associate assessor opportunity for 'Level 5 Award in Investigating Serious Incidents in Health Care'. The successful associates will have experience of working in a health setting and must have up to date occupational knowledge along with occupational competences. Further details can be downloaded here.

How to Apply

  • Applications for our vacancies should made by completing one of our application forms or submitting a CV and cover letter if specified in the job advert.
  • Please include details of how you believe you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification.
  • Click here to download our application form.
  • Completed applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or can be posted to Workforce Development Trust Ltd (Recruitment), 4th Floor, 1 Temple Way, Bristol BS2 0BY
  • Please note that Pre-employment checks include: proof of ID; right to work in the UK; employment history and references; proof of professional qualifications and registration; occupational health check and, where required, DBS.
  • To view our key employment terms and conditions click here.