Head of Subject – Allied Health (Physiotherapy)

Opening Date:
28 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
26 May 2022
Salary Range:

School of Nursing and Allied Health.

Full Time, Permanent
(Post Ref: NU3022 )

£53,348 – £60,022 per annum

This is a unique opportunity for someone with the vision to shape the future of nursing at Newman University. This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced, skilled and ambitious academic leader to join Newman University at an early stage of the development of Nursing and Allied Health provision.

As part of its comprehensive review, Newman University, Birmingham is extending its portfolio to include professional Nursing and Allied Health programmes. The University already offers a range of subjects aligned with health and care education. These include undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Health and Social Care, Psychology and Sport.

As the Head of Subject, you will work with the Head of School (Associate Dean) to develop, lead and manage the School of Nursing and Allied Health. In the first instance you will lead physiotherapy developments in the school though it is envisaged that over time the School of Nursing at Newman University will grow and develop other areas of allied health provision. The development will include liaison with appropriate Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) including the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) to secure approval and lead and manage provision in line with University and PSRB requirements. You will act as line manager to develop and support staff within the School, and build on strategic relationships with practice partners. You will work with stakeholders including students, clinical partners and experts by experience to develop placements, high quality education, educational commissions and appropriate research partnerships.

You will work with the Head of School and the Faculty Dean to take the portfolio forward to achieve excellent learning, teaching and research opportunities for staff and students in nursing and allied health.

For an informal and confidential discussion regarding this unique opportunity, please contact Dr Mohammed Jakhara – Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Society and Professional Studies at M.Jakhara@staff.newman.ac.uk

An application form and further details about this role are available from www.newman.ac.uk/jobs or alternatively please e-mail recruitment@newman.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 26 May 2022
Interview date to be confirmed

Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. For further information about these and other staff benefits please visit our website www.newman.ac.uk or contact the Human Resources Department.

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Newman University is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.