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Head of Department - Social Work and Social Welfare

School of Health & Social Care

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £59,828 to £63,463 per annum
Tenure:  Full time Permanent, working 1.0fte
Release Date:  Monday 21 January 2019
Closing Date:   Sunday 24 February 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 27 March 2019
Reference:  HSC18-10

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.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

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.

Please note: All correspondence at each stage of the process for employment within Staffordshire University will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication from us.


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