The University of Wolverhampton

Head of Social Care

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
52,559 - 60,905 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference

Temporary post until 30th April 2023


We are currently looking to recruit an experienced academic and practitioner to join our Institute of Society and Community.  You will preferably be qualified to doctoral level with a developing research profile. You will preferably have knowledge and expertise in teaching and learning, or research and income generation.  You will be an experienced manager of people.


You will be a significant member of the senior team who will be responsible for driving a quality, student engagement and inclusive practice with students and staff. We anticipate you will already contribute to research and enterprise, portfolio development, teaching and scholarly activity, employer engagement and we want you to bring your knowledge, skills and enthusiasm to work with us to drive excellence in this area. We are driving up our student satisfaction, recruitment and outreach work and we anticipate you will be key to furthering this work.


We have a growing external reputation and are focussed on working with students, employers and communities to bring opportunities and change to our place; we very much want to appoint someone committed to these endeavours. We have a number of exciting developments and there are many opportunities for growth, we therefore welcome applicants with an innovative approach to growth and development.


You will be a member of the HEA.


For any further information about this role please contact Elaine Arnull, Associate Dean and Director of the Institute of Society and Community at the earliest opportunity at

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


Living Wage  Stonewall Diversity Champion  Disability Confident    Athena SWAN Gender Charter BronzeREC Charter Bronze



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