Head of Department – Nursing and Midwifery

Opening Date:
11 Mar 2019
Closing Date:
7 Apr 2019
Salary Range:

We are seeking a dynamic, visionary and skilled leader to take the Department, one of the largest in the UK and one of four in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE Bristol, to the next level.

With over 2,200 undergraduate students in all four fields of nursing and midwifery, a substantial CPD portfolio built in partnership with Health Education England and local NHS and healthcare partners and a thriving culture of research and scholarship, the Department is currently in the process of revalidating its NMC-registered programmes and expanding its CPD, international and research offers. This is an exciting time to lead a large team of passionate and dedicated colleagues in a Faculty and University committed to excellence in all that we do.

We enjoy excellent on site facilities, including state of the art simulation wards, a brand new multi-functional learning and assessment space and one of the best health care libraries in England.

The Head of Department is responsible for setting a clear and ambitious vision for the department, delivering on key strategy and performance objectives, supporting wider faculty and university strategic ambitions and providing outstanding leadership in advancing the department’s academic provision.

In addition to progressive pay rates we offer a wide range of staff benefits which includes a holiday allowance of 35 days as well as up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year, flexible working, excellent defined benefit pension schemes and a range of family friendly policies. We also have a generous relocation package to support qualifying candidates in moving to the area.

Please note we can only accept applications received through our careers website (https://bit.ly/2J58uWs) where you can also access the full job description and further information on the role.

This post requires enhanced DBS clearance.

First stage interviews will take place on 30 April and final stage interviews on 10 May 2019.