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Deputy Head of School of Health & Social Care

Opening Date:
19 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
31 Aug 2021
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'There are really wonderful opportunities here to work with a whole range of people; to do really fantastic work, in a really great environment. If you come and see the place, you'll see how interesting modern up to date and friendly it is and I think you'll definitely want to come and work here.’ Niro Siriwardena, Professor of Primary & Pre-Hospital Health Care The School of Health and Social Care is looking for a Deputy Head of School to take leadership of the schools social care and social work portfolio. This Deputy Head of School post will have a significant leadership role within the school and will work collaboratively with our other Deputies. The post holder will lead developing the social work and social care aspects of our portfolio, working with external stakeholders and partners to ensure that our provision meets employer needs and is responsible to regional and evolving national agendas. They will ensure that the school engages in innovative learning and teaching methods which are of high quality and engender a positive learning environment for our students. The School of Health and Social Care is forward thinking, and ambitious with plans to further develop education across the health and social care portfolio. The School has excellent relationships with a range of local, regional and national stakeholders integral to the development of the health and social care education agenda, and the provision of a highly skilled workforce. The quality of teaching and learning quality are important to us, as is partnership working with regional employers and organisations. We are looking for a dynamic leader who is a strong educationalist and who understands the social work and care environments, and the context of the evolving integrated systems. The successful candidate will be adaptable, innovative, and visionary; they will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. To ensure that we deliver excellent education with graduates who have the skills and attributes that employers seek, we are looking for a leader who is creative, driven to achieve but also able to pay attention to detail. Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city, the University of Lincoln offers a fantastic working environment, with superb teaching spaces and offices overlooking the Brayford Pool Marina, and just a 5 minute walk from the train and bus stations. To find out more about this post, the School and working at Lincoln, please email the Head of School, Dr Kate Grafton at kgrafton@lincoln.ac.uk

School Director for Learning and Teaching

Opening Date:
12 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2021
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About us: The new School of Health and Social Wellbeing is situated in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at UWE, Bristol. The changing shape of contemporary health and social care requires a workforce that can work across boundaries, requiring the HEI sector to evolve to meet the needs of partners and employers in creating an agile workforce. Drivers for the School include: the health and social care sector move to Integrated Care Systems; an identity that resonates with practice partners; a culture of inclusivity, partnership where staff and students can thrive and flourish; an environment which enhances opportunities for multi and inter professional learning, meeting the challenge of educating the healthcare and social care workforce of the future, aligned to the UWE 2030 Strategy. About you: You will work across the School holding a key leadership role as part of the School’s Senior Executive team. You will implement the university and faculty teaching and learning strategy by developing a school implementation plan for learning and teaching, based on the achievement of the School’s key performance indicators. Through strategic leadership, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of that plan, including delivery and staff development. You will be accountable for outputs and impacts related to Learning and Teaching and ensure alignment with the Faculty and UWE 2030 strategy. You will be part of the team leading the development of the School’s values and positive culture and manage a team of senior academics within the School. The key professional qualifications; knowledge; skills and experience we require to enable you to be successful in this role include: current registration with a health and social care/public or environmental health professional body; a doctoral degree (for appointment at professor level); significant experience of effective academic leadership within a higher education institution; excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop exceptional working relationships to motivate teams, and enable a high level of performance; a commitment to quality enhancement to deliver a high level of service; a good level of knowledge and understanding of the issues and demands facing the sector, University, Faculty and School, as well as a commitment to enhance the University’s widening participation, equality and social inclusion agendas. Please see the job description for further details. Further information If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Professor Dave Clarke on 0117 328 1300 or email: dave.clarke@uwe.ac.uk This is a permanent and full-time post and is based at our Glenside Campus. The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end, therefore you will be expected to come onto campus to work for part of your working week. We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas - although all appointments will be made on merit. UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and inclusive outlook.

Professor in Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
2 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
22 Aug 2021
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Health and Life Sciences, Division of Adult Nursing and Healthcare. As a Professor in Adult Nursing, you will make a significant contribution to the research, educational and leadership practice activities within the Division of Adult Nursing and Healthcare and across the School of Health & Life Sciences and the wider University. You will be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, including supervision of such projects, generate grant income and contribute to the research profile leading to the production of research outcomes. You will contribute to the University and School of Health & Life Sciences’ objective of growing its national and international healthcare academic reputation for research-informed student teaching and learning, innovation, and integrated academic practice. All UWS Professors are expected to make a significant contribution to the activities of the University whether through teaching and associated educational activities, development of research initiatives and strategies and/or to management, policy development and leadership roles whether at Division, School or University levels. All professors are expected to contribute to the development and direction of the University community by providing relevant academic leadership. Academic leadership may take the form of; providing research and/or teaching leadership in their discipline whether in their own Division, School or in a university wide capacity; leading research teams or by contribution to interdisciplinary research themes; educational leadership of the discipline within the School of Health & Life Sciences; and academic leadership through knowledge transfer activities. You will be based at an identified UWS Campus but are likely to have scheduled activities at our other campus locations. Prior to applying, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to: Fiona Millar, Interim Head of Division - fiona.millar@uws.ac.uk Dr Anne Marie Craig, Interim Head of Division - annemarie.craig@uws.ac.uk Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Closing Date: Sunday 22nd August 2021 Interview Date: Week beginning 6th September 2021 UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

Professor in Mental Health Nursing

Opening Date:
2 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
22 Aug 2021
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An opportunity has arisen for a 0.5WTE Professor in Mental Health Nursing within the School of Health and Life Sciences, Division of Mental Health Nursing & Integrated Practice. As a Professor in Mental Health Nursing, you will make a significant contribution to the research, educational and leadership practice activities within the Division of Mental Health Nursing & Integrated Practice and across the School of Health & Life Sciences and the wider University. You will be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, including supervision of such projects, generate grant income and contribute to the research profile leading to the production of research outcomes. You will contribute to the University and School of Health & Life Sciences’ objective of growing its national and international healthcare academic reputation for research-informed student teaching and learning, innovation, and integrated academic practice. All UWS Professors are expected to make a significant contribution to the activities of the University whether through teaching and associated educational activities, development of research initiatives and strategies and/or to management, policy development and leadership roles whether at Division, School or University levels. All professors are expected to contribute to the development and direction of the University community by providing relevant academic leadership. Academic leadership may take the form of; providing research and/or teaching leadership in their discipline whether in their own Division, School or in a university wide capacity; leading research teams or by contribution to interdisciplinary research themes; educational leadership of the discipline within the School of Health & Life Sciences; and, academic leadership through knowledge transfer activities. You will be based at an identified UWS Campus but are likely to have scheduled activities at our other campus locations. Prior to applying, you are encouraged to make an informal enquiry to Dr James Taylor, Head of Division - james.taylor@uws.ac.uk Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/ Closing Date: Sunday 22nd August 2021 Interview Date: Week beginning 6th September 2021 UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.