Director of Allied and Public Health

Opening Date:
1 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
17 Oct 2021
Salary Range:

A bit about the School of Health & Society

Our School is one of the largest providers of nursing, midwifery, social work and allied health professional education programmes in the UK, known for our track record of collaborating with a wide range of industry partners across health and social care to produce highly skilled graduates with real work experience.

Committed to breaking down barriers we are a diverse community which is energised by our commitment to our students, who come to Salford from all over the world. We take pride in our relations with the NHS and other health providers, local authorities and social care units, prisons and the Greater Manchester Police – we are at the very centre of the lives of our community and our students get real life experience from our experts in the field. With world class researchers informing the teaching we do and with award winning teaching facilities, the students experience a hands-on approach to developing their talents.

We are the largest provider of Allied Health Professions undergraduate education in the north-west, and 3rd largest provider of Nursing undergraduate education in the country (HESA 2019/20).

So what will the role involve?

As Director of Allied and Public Health you will provide dynamic strategy and people leadership across the discipline with industry experience and a track record of collaboration and stakeholder engagement to shape the School and Directorate vision.

You will manage the subject areas of Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Public Health and Prosthetics and Orthotics and be able to prioritise action and resources to meet the requirements of a broad and diverse portfolio to achieve excellence.

You will foster the development of an inclusive community, using teaching approaches which encourage inclusivity, working in partnership with students to improve their sense of belonging, diversifying the curriculum and using approaches to close the award gap.

What’s in it for you?

With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well. It is important to us that we can provide a high-quality learning experience and an environment in which our students can see themselves and thrive.

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