Head of Department of Nursing

Opening Date:
23 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
23 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

Manchester Metropolitan University is a great, modern university, in a great global city, here to make an impact on Manchester, our nation and beyond, with a driving ambition to discover and disseminate knowledge, and make higher education accessible and beneficial to all those with the passion and ability to succeed. We are one of the best young global universities with a thriving community of 38,000 students from over 130 countries and 4,800 staff, and with a great sense of identity and commitment to the city and region.

The Department of Nursing is looking to build upon its excellent reputation for learning and teaching, and research and knowledge exchange and to drive it to ever greater success. As the Head of Department, you will be at the heart of this, seeking to accelerate the pace of change, focusing on strategy and working closely with our health and social care partners to ensure our academic provision addresses the current and future workforce needs. Reporting to the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, you will provide strong and visible leadership and a supportive and stimulating working environment for your team and will ensure that our students benefit from the outstanding learning experience your department will provide.

This is a demanding and wide-ranging role, and we are therefore seeking an accomplished leader with proven ability to inspire the development of best practice and a culture of continuous improvement. You will be a registered nursing practitioner with a doctoral degree, an excellent track record of academic leadership and standing in teaching and/or research and working knowledge of key drivers in health and social care. You will have experience of empowering and developing large teams, excellent interpersonal and partnership building skills and a collaborative approach.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from disabled people and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

For further details about the role and to apply, please visit www.veredus.co.uk quoting reference 26340 or follow this link: