The University of Wolverhampton

Head of Allied Health

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
52,559 - 60,905 pa
Closing Date
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We are seeking to appoint a Head of Allied Health to provide academic leadership and management for the allied health suite of courses. The Head of Allied Health will join a dynamic team committed to developing teaching excellence, 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. The ability to lead and manage an academic team at all levels of provision will be expected.


You will demonstrate highly effective leadership skills and will have extensive knowledge and understanding of allied health provision in higher education.  You will have experience of providing effective leadership in a higher education setting and or working in collaboration with employers and service users.


One of three 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 also in the process of developing an occupational therapy provision. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment. 


Interviews will take place on 20th February 2020.


For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Katherine Birch 01902 322940

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

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