Deputy Head of Department – Nursing & Health Professions

Opening Date:
15 May 2023
Closing Date:
4 Jun 2023
Salary Range:

Salary: £40,918 – £44,859 per annum

Location: Taunton Campus

We have a rare and exciting opportunity to join our award-winning curriculum team based in Taunton at the University Centre Somerset (part of Bridgwater & Taunton College).

The post holder will line manage a dynamic, innovative and highly motivated teaching team demonstrating quality and professionalism. Central to the role is an ability to develop and maintain operational excellence whilst harnessing exceptional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Our curriculum has been developed in partnership with employers from across the integrated care system in Somerset, sharing a vision of ‘train here work here’ and unlocking the potential for local people to access degree level clinical education and work in our communities. Working closely with colleagues from quality teams and programme leads at the University of the West of England who validate our degree programmes, you will be solution focussed and maintain a commitment to upholding NMC, HCPC, and Ofsted standards at all times.

This is a truly exciting role for someone with a keen eye on the details, underpinned by resilience and passion for removing barriers into health careers. With full support from a proactive, forward thinking senior team, you will share their ambition to enhance access to higher education for local people that translates into health careers.

BTC offer a range of fantastic employee benefits including:

  • Generous pension scheme
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • 2 week Christmas closure
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • BTC Extra discount package, this includes top retailers, supermarkets, holidays, entertainment packages and much more…..

For further information about this role and to view the application pack, please visit

Application closing date: Sunday 4 June 2023
Interview date: Friday 16 June 2023