Deputy Head of School of Health & Social Care

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2021
Salary Range:

‘There are really wonderful opportunities here to work with a whole range of people; to do really fantastic work, in a really great environment. If you come and see the place, you’ll see how interesting modern up to date and friendly it is and I think you’ll definitely want to come and work here.’ Niro Siriwardena, Professor of Primary & Pre-Hospital Health Care

The School of Health and Social Care is looking for a Deputy Head of School to take leadership of the schools social care and social work portfolio.

This Deputy Head of School post will have a significant leadership role within the school and will work collaboratively with our other Deputies. The post holder will lead developing the social work and social care aspects of our portfolio, working with external stakeholders and partners to ensure that our provision meets employer needs and is responsible to regional and evolving national agendas. They will ensure that the school engages in innovative learning and teaching methods which are of high quality and engender a positive learning environment for our students.

The School of Health and Social Care is forward thinking, and ambitious with plans to further develop education across the health and social care portfolio. The School has excellent relationships with a range of local, regional and national stakeholders integral to the development of the health and social care education agenda, and the provision of a highly skilled workforce.

The quality of teaching and learning quality are important to us, as is partnership working with regional employers and organisations. We are looking for a dynamic leader who is a strong educationalist and who understands the social work and care environments, and the context of the evolving integrated systems. The successful candidate will be adaptable, innovative, and visionary; they will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. To ensure that we deliver excellent education with graduates who have the skills and attributes that employers seek, we are looking for a leader who is creative, driven to achieve but also able to pay attention to detail.

Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city, the University of Lincoln offers a fantastic working environment, with superb teaching spaces and offices overlooking the Brayford Pool Marina, and just a 5 minute walk from the train and bus stations.

To find out more about this post, the School and working at Lincoln, please email the Head of School, Dr Kate Grafton at