The University of Wolverhampton

Principal Lecturer- Head of Health Partnerships

Wolverhampton 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 Health Partnerships to lead and support the development of knowledge exchange activities between the Institute of Health and its user communities and stakeholders that make a difference to the health and wellbeing of individuals and society. The Head of Health Partnerships will join a dynamic leadership team committed to developing teaching excellence, nursing 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.


You will demonstrate highly effective leadership skills and will have extensive knowledge and understanding of healthcare 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. You will be able to demonstrate experience of effective collaboration with public and private sector organisations and funding bodies and possess entrepreneurial flair. Generation of enterprise and income generation activities associated with healthcare will be a key feature of the role. The ability to lead and manage across subject areas and all levels of provision will be expected.


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 alongside public health and health studies. 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, public health, health studies and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities.


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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