The University of Wolverhampton

Head of the Department of Health Studies

Location
Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Permanent
Advert Status
Salary
Circa 65,000 pa
Closing Date
31/08/2018
Job Reference
11345
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Head of the Department of Health Studies and Deputy Director of the Institute of Health

 

The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement.  Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve.  Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and Beyond. 

 

One of four University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The Faculty comprises a wide and diverse range of subject areas, research and knowledge exchange activities, organised through four Institutes; the Institute of Human Science, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Community and Society and the Institute of Education. 

 

The Institute of Health includes a wide range of professionally qualifying health care courses.

 

We are growing to meet the needs of people who wish to work with a host of employers in healthcare and related areas. We include courses in nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, paramedic science, podiatry and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment.

 

We are seeking candidates for the role of Head of the Department of Health Studies and Deputy Director of the Institute of Health to provide strategic leadership of our large health education provision.  You will demonstrate highly effective strategic leadership and have extensive knowledge and understanding within the area of health education in higher education.  You will have experience of providing strategic leadership of collaboration with employers and service users. You will also support the development of research and enterprise to contribute to achieving the Institute, Faculty and University strategic vision and aims, whilst developing and delivering on the relevant strategic plans.

 

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Sharon Arkell 01902 518933/07966920208 sharon.arkell@wlv.ac.uk


The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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