Deputy Head of Health and Social Care

University of the West of England, Bristol
£60,905 - £70,075
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Details of Role: 

UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West, serving a diverse community of over 30,000 students and almost 4,000 staff. Creative, bold and forward thinking, we are an ambitious University on an upward trajectory, as we continue to strengthen our external partnerships, research presence, positioning in the league tables and international reputation. 

Our achievements include TEF Gold status and an impressive 88% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey. 

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences is a diverse and dynamic part of the University, bringing together experts from Allied Health Professions, Applied Sciences, Health and Social Sciences, and Nursing and Midwifery. With over 450 staff and 9,500 students, we are united by our commitment to providing an inspirational and career-creating learning experience for all our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional students, one that equips them with the skills, knowledge, enterprise, real-world experience and confidence to succeed in a wide range of environments. 

We are now seeking to appoint a visionary, dynamic and ambitious Deputy Head of Health and Social Care. In this role you will play an important part in supporting the transformation of the Faculty and, specifically, leading the proposed development of a School of Health and Social Care at the Glenside Campus. The Deputy Head will support the Associate Dean for Health, Social Care and Partnerships and contribute to driving a culture of excellence and providing strategic support for the Faculty. 

You will be integral in the development and implementation of the proposed school and as Deputy Head you will hold a key leadership and management role within the Faculty. You will be responsible for academic leadership of the school, ensuring its objectives are aligned to university strategy, and will work with the Deputy Dean for resources and strategic planning purposes.  

We are looking for an accomplished manager with experience of leadership and a strong track record of both academic and professional achievement. You will exhibit a strong work ethic, inspires others and be motivated to create sustainable change. An understanding and enthusiasm for all disciplines represented across the health and social care sector is vital, promoting the delivery of high-quality teaching, research and external partnerships.

Key dates:

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on 25 June 2020.

First stage interviews:  9 July 2020

Second stage interviews:  22 July 2020

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.

Closing Date: 
Thursday, 25 June, 2020 - 23:30
How to Apply: 

For further details (including a Job Description and Person Specification) and to apply please visit our website and complete an online application form.

Contact Person: 
Dr Sally Moyle
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 328 6550