Associate Head of Applied Health and Social Care

Edge Hill University - Applied Health & Social Care

Develop leadership skills and shape the future of our faculty

About You
You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to lead a team in partnership with the Head of Department. You will be highly organised, enthusiastic and able to make high level decisions in supporting both students and staff. You should have a comprehensive appreciation of HEI and related QA processes within programme development and delivery. You will be responsible for strategic enhancement and development across the departmental portfolio, and will have the opportunity to influence the future direction of the faculty.

About the Role
You will work in tandem with the Head of Applied Health and Social Care in leading the continued development of its portfolio and in supporting staff in undertaking its delivery, towards the creation of a positive student experience.  A key aspect of the role will be to assume responsibility for the development of learning and teaching across all AHSC programmes and play a significant role in steering the development of the area.

If you are looking for the next step in your career in a supportive future focussed team, this may be the role for you.

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

Our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime scenic stroll across our beautiful campus for a picnic, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, make an appointment for a massage and to get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film. This is just a taste of what we offer for you to take full advantage of at Edge Hill University.

About Us and the Department
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” - THE University of the Year 2014/15.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The Faculty of Health & Social Care has a range of innovative postgraduate educational programmes for doctors, dentists and a wide range of healthcare professionals many developed with external NHS partners. The Faculty has a growing national and international research profile and continues to invest to grow this further.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing academics.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Carol Kelly at

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