Head of Department (Nursing and Allied Health Professions)

Opening Date:
23 Feb 2023
Closing Date:
10 Mar 2023
Salary Range:

University College Birmingham is looking for a talented, experienced and driven academic / practitioner to join our rapidly growing Department of Health as the Head of Department (Nursing and Allied Health Professions).

Over the past 2 and half years the provision of Nursing programmes within the Department has grown significantly, as well as a very successful pre-registration Physiotherapy provision. We are now at a point where we will be continuing to grow and diversify our nursing provision, as well as increasing our Allied Health Professions offer. If you are an experienced Nurse or Allied Health Professional with experience of developing curriculum and working in Higher Education then this is an exciting time to join us and will afford you the opportunity to work with a growing team, within a School committed to working inter professionally, as we well as developing new provision with outstanding teaching facilities.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Anne Coufopoulos, Executive Dean at a.coufopoulos@ucb.ac.uk


  • 50 days’ paid leave per year (38 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Teachers Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Excellent staff development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date – Friday 10 March 2023 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

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