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E-Learning Designer

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a E-Learning Designer to join the team in Bolton. You will be someone who relishes in creating engaging and interactive online training solutions to meet our business needs in a timely manner.


About the Group

The National Fostering Agency (NFA) Group is one of the largest independent providers of high-quality foster care and special needs education and residential care. With Acorn Care and Education a part of the NFA family we provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally.

Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.


About the Role

The E-Learning Designer will work with experts in the organisation to capture their knowledge and convert it into a learning experience. This platform will need to educate our learners whilst also creating an experience they enjoy. A keen eye for detail and design will ensure we create on-brand, beautifully designed courses, which will be loved by learners and stakeholders alike.

Working with the Group Learning and Development Manager you will create a fully blended training approach including eLearning, classroom and web conferencing all managed within the LMS. You will embrace the potential of social, collaborative and community learning methodologies to further develop learning engagement and effectiveness. It is also essential that we can easily monitor and track the performance of our learners so you will have the ability and experience of how to produce a rich selection of default and custom reports.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for someone who has a proven-track record within a similar role. This is an ideal role for a creative individual who is excited to get involved in designing e-learning for the Group. You will be an expert in using Articulate 360 and extensive experience in Learning Management Systems.

You’ll be comfortable liaising with a variety of subject matter experts and key stakeholders to understand their business and people performance requirements, including learning needs analysis In order to ensure learning effectiveness and a demonstrable business impact, the design will be underpinned by an evaluation model.

You should be someone who is a completer-finisher who can take projects on and see them through to a successful outcome.


Essential Criteria

  1. Experienced user of Articulate 360 and learning information management systems
  2. Extensive knowledge of digital and e-learning training solutions
  3. Excellent planning and communication skills
  4. Competent in the use of multimedia software with the ability to develop skills in editing images, audio and video clips
  5. Confident to advise on the technology available to internal and external stakeholders
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Can present examples of own work at interview.


Why work for us

  • Private health care
  • Dental Cover
  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Pension

If this sounds like your dream job and you meet all the requirements we’re looking for (and more), we want to hear from you. Applications are invited online through the National Fostering Agency careers website

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Quick Information

Permanent - Full Time


£30,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience

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