School Director for Practice and Simulated Learning

Opening Date:
20 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
6 Feb 2022
Salary Range:

About us: UWE Bristol is a future-focused university, locally embedded with global reach. The School of Health and Social Wellbeing vision and ambition has our students, relevance and impact at the heart of everything we do. Our priority is to deliver an outstanding university experience for our students through innovative, practice-led, research-informed courses.

To enable the UWE Bristol 2030 strategy the ambition is for the School to be a beacon of choice for contemporary health and social wellbeing higher education for the current and a future workforce, employers and partners. To be a leader in the provision of outstanding integrated practice led learning, teaching and research, seamless in its interface with different professions and partners. Investing in and collaborating with internal and external colleagues who are ambitious, innovative, inclusive and enterprising, for the benefit of our learners, people and the public.

About you: We are seeking an enthusiastic, inspiring individual to join the School of Health and Social Wellbeing senior leadership team. The successful candidate will join a visionary school to fulfil our aims and contribute to our continued success, and will be dynamic; adaptable; innovative and creative.

The successful candidate will work across the School holding a key leadership role. Accountable to the Associate Dean for Health, Social Care and Partnerships the role holder will have School wide accountability for Practice and Simulated Learning. Practice learning, simulated placements and simulated learning are a contemporary part of our programme offer across many of the eighteen professions within the school and an area for further development in the school. As part of the School’s Senior Executive team, the Director for Practice and Simulated Learning will help to lead the development of the School’s values and positive culture and develop and deliver a strategy and plan to address specific issues relevant to the achievement of the School’s ambition for practice and simulated learning, working in partnership with local health and social wellbeing providers.

Applicants must be registered with a health or social wellbeing regulator. Ideally, individuals will hold a masters degree.

This post is based at our Glenside Campus.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus
  • savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

Further information

This is a permanent post, and is full-time working on a 100% contract.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post please contact Dave Clarke on by email or phone 011732 81300.

This post requires enhanced DBS clearance. Please apply on the UWE website: