E-Learning Resource Development Intern with Carers Trust


Location: Glasgow
£10.00 per hour
Full-time until 31 March 2018
Immediate Start
Closing Date: 28 July 2017, noon 

About the Company

Carers Trust is the largest UK wide charity for the nation’s 7 million unpaid carers. Together with their Network Partners, the organisation provides support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend. The number of carers is a growing issue, with 3 in 5 of us likely to become a carer at some point in our lifetime. Carers save the UK economy over £119bn every year and act as a main support to our stretched health and social care systems.

The Role

Carers Trust is currently looking for an E-Learning Resource Development Intern to support their Scottish Government funded ‘Making Sense of SDS’ (Self-directed Support) awareness-raising, engagement and training programme.

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining creative and engaging online content and resources for e-learning portals and other web-based platforms. This will include:

• Appropriate research and consultation with existing and potential users, i.e. unpaid carers and health and social care professionals, to ensure all existing and new resources and e-learning materials are fit for purpose.
• Pro-actively monitor and evaluate use of online resources in order to assist with reporting and continually review and improve our online offering.
• Ensuring the design and content of the learning materials is developed in line with the overall brand and digital strategy, and encouraging dynamic interaction and maximum accessibility for users.
• Acting as an ambassador for Carers Trust, protecting and promoting its good name and reputation at all times.
• To see the full job description click here

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant organisation and very successful team.


The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of writing and editing content for publication on websites/social media sites with up-to-date knowledge of website accessibility considerations for people with disabilities. The candidate should have experience using web content management systems, HTML, and other related software, as well as identifying potential new ideas and initiatives. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to consult and explain complex issues clearly. You should be able to manage and prioritise your workload. The candidate should be able to show initiative and pro-actively engage with members of the organisation as well as external partners.

It is desirable that applicants have practical experience in WordPress Website Design and the LearnDash LMS Plug-in for the development of creative learning content.


Closing date for applications is 28 July 2017, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.


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