NHS Academy Learning Resources Manager

Job reference: 060774

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 26/07/2021

Job posted date: 12/07/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Knowledge Management & Discovery

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

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**** COVID-19 – Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***


Full Time; 37.5 hours per week; Fixed term: 2 years to July 2023

Who we are

NHS Academy

NHS Golden Jubilee and NHS Education for Scotland have formed NHS Scotland Academy, a national joint venture that will support the implementation of NHS Scotland’s Recovery Plan. The initial focus of the venture will be supporting the immediate workforce priority needs of NHS Scotland, including the acceleration of the appointment of at least 1500 additional staff to National Treatment Centres, and responding to the workforce needs created by the proposed 10% increase in inpatient, day case and outpatient activity to address the delays in treatment across Scotland as a result of the pandemic.

NHS Scotland Academy will provide a critical role in ensuring there is a skilled and sustainable workforce for health and care services in Scotland, working collaboratively with partners, focusing on a once for Scotland ethos. It will deliver accelerated training to meet the clinical and care needs of citizens across Scotland at a crucial time of recovery from the pandemic enabling people to live healthier lives.

NHS Education for Scotland

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is a Special Health Board whose mission is to contribute to the highest quality of healthcare throughout NHS Scotland by promoting best practice in the education and life-long learning of all staff.  The Digital Group has created a strategic programme for the transformation of digital based services to allow NES to become a leading digital organisation in Scottish Health, digital by default and fully aligned with the Scottish Government’s eHealth and Digital strategies.

The Knowledge Management and Discovery Business Unit promotes access to the evidence, research and learning resources to support the health and social care workforce through the delivery of a learning management system, Turas Learn https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/ and a Digital library hosted on The Knowledge Network www.knowledge.scot.nhs.uk.

What is this role?

The post holder will work with educators and subject specialists in the NHS Academy to develop and manage their digital learning content and courses on Turas Learn. You will have a good understanding of the role and benefits of technology to improve the learning experience of participants and provide highly specialised support and advice to a range of educators in NHS Academy based in NES and the Golden Jubilee.

What will you be doing?

These will include but will not be limited to:

  • Provide advice to the educators and subject specialists on using technology to enhance the learning experience of students
  • Work with the educators to develop digital learning objects eg videos, workbooks
  • Design and maintain learning sites on Turas Learn
  • Catalogue resources
  • Use the learning programmes functionality on Turas Learn to host content
  • Support educators to ensure resources adhere to quality and accessibility standards
  • Collate statistics and other feedback to evidence impact

What you'll bring 

These will include but are not restricted to;

  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of collaborating with educators to develop digital learning objects. 
  • Experience managing content on a website or learning management system
  • Understanding of cataloguing and meta data standards
  • Graphic design skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of Agile methodology

Informal enquiries may be directed to Annette Thain Annette.thain@nes.scot.nhs.uk

*Applicants who wish to apply on a secondment basis are strongly encouraged to discuss this with their current employer at the earliest opportunity.

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date.

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 26th July 2021

Interview date: 13th August 2021

We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, religion, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief. https://www.careers.nhs.scot/about/who-we-are/


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If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:  NES HR Recruitment: recruitment.hr@nes.scot.nhs.uk


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