School Director for Practice and Simulated Learning

Opening Date:
22 Dec 2021
Closing Date:
16 Jan 2022
Salary Range:

About us

UWE Bristol is a future-focused university, locally embedded with global reach. The School of Health and Social Wellbeing vison and ambition.  Our students, relevance and impact are 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 an 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. Integral to our achievements are activities which enhance the student experience through innovative teaching, learning and assessment strategies. The team participate in teaching, assessing and supporting pre and post registration multi-professional learners from across the South West of England. Inclusive of this is supporting learners in practice through our academic in practice teams.

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 and an area for further development tin the school. As part of the School’s Senior Executive team, will 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 key performance indicators.  The School Director for Practice and Simulated Learning will be accountable for outputs and impacts related to Practice and Simulated Learning and ensure alignment with the Faculty and UWE strategy.

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.

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

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days pro rata
  • 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.

This post is available on a job share basis.

To apply: