Head of Department – Social Work and Social Welfare

Opening Date:
25 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
24 Feb 2019
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care at Staffordshire University delivers quality higher education provision in key areas of social and healthcare. The School is based on three sites; Stoke, Stafford and Shrewsbury. The Department of Social Work and Social Welfare runs undergraduate and postgraduate awards in Social Work, Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice and Health and Social Care.
The School of Health and Social Care is currently seeking to recruit an outstanding candidate to join the School Management Team has the Head of Department for the Department of Social Work and Social Welfare.

The post is full time, permanent and mainly based at the Stoke Campus although it expected that the successful candidate will travel to all sites of the School and externally as required.

The post holder will be responsible for providing strong management, academic leadership and effective co-ordination, of staff and the education portfolio within the Department of Social Work and Social Welfare. They will need to develop a strong and distinctive subject group identity and profile within the School, University and externally which underpins and supports the strategic direction of the School. The post holder will need to lead and manage the interrelationships and requirements of accrediting and professional bodies related to the subject areas of the Department.
An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.