Health and Care Engagement Lead

Canterbury Christ Church University - Centre for Work Based Learning and Continuous Development


The Centre for Work-Based Learning and Continuing Development, which is part of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, provides flexible, responsive and bespoke packages of learning. Packages are tailored to suit the continuing development needs of individuals, teams, services or organisations.

The Role

This exciting, innovative post will see you lead the development and maintenance of strong relationships with a number of key external stakeholders (including schools, colleges, and health and care employers) across a broad range of strategic and operational initiatives that aim to maximise our student recruitment numbers. The work undertaken by the Lead will have a direct impact upon the profile of the Faculty and the portfolio of programmes.


The role will provide opportunities to teach across the Centre’s programmes, which include such topics as academic development, change management, evidence-based practice and social care. The post will incorporate teaching, research/scholarship and knowledge transfer, so ensuring that the educational experience is realistic, evidence-based and focussed to local workforce needs.

As an experienced health or social care professional, you will be able to evidence continued personal and professional development.

Additional Information

The post is fixed term until November 2019 on a 1.0fte basis.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University’s facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce.

We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

Start date for applications: 5 September 2017
Interviews are to be held: 17 October 2017

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number FHH0880 Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

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