Director of Practice Education and Engagement

Opening Date:
13 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
7 Feb 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Bradford has a rich heritage of providing outstanding health and social care education across a wide range of professions. Our students, whether they are undergraduates or part of our existing health and social care workforce, benefit from the close relationships we have built with our practice partners across the NHS and social care landscape and private, independent, and voluntary organisations.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join the Senior Management Team of the Faculty of Health Studies to lead a new era of practice education and engagement. This is an exciting time to join us as we drive innovation and growth in all aspects of practice education across a range of healthcare courses.

Are you the right candidate for this role?

  • Do you have the leadership skills needed to successfully work with our internal practice education leads, Dean and Heads of School to provide strategic direction in practice education and to devise operational plans to meet our innovation and growth objectives?
  • Do you have the communication skills needed to nurture relationships with our external practice partners, to seek out collaborative opportunities to support all parties, to influence placement capacity and to ensure maximum impact from our relationships?
  • Do you have the passion needed to place students, and an outstanding practice education experience, at the centre of everything we do?

The University of Bradford is a great place to work. We are widely considered as an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) leading institution, and was recognised as the UK’s University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by the Times and the Sunday Times. The University’s vision is of a world of inclusion and equality of opportunity where people want to, and can, make a difference. The University of Bradford will be known as the place to be to make that difference.

The Faculty of Health Studies have developed a strong portfolio of education provision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across Paramedic Science , Physiotherapy, Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health and Healthcare Leadership, our research activity fits into the three themed areas of Advanced Health Care, Innovative Engineering and Sustainable Societies.

We welcome applicants who are from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are currently underrepresented across our teaching and research teams.

Please enclose a CV with your application.

For further information please contact Alison Hartley, Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching on a.s.hartley@bradford.ac.uk, 01274 236397

This role will be offered at a Grade 10 .
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 7th February 2021
Interview Date: 11th February 2021