Jobs: £60k+

Director of the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

Opening Date:
9 Nov 2018
Closing Date:
6 Dec 2018
Salary Range:
The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC)] is a unique £14m transformational hub at the heart of Sheffield. It will be the world's most advanced research and development centre for physical activity and will drive collaboration between higher education, business and the people of the City Region, to fuel improvements to health and wellbeing and increase economic growth. Sheffield Hallam, which hosts the AWRC, has an exceptional track record for working with and engaging the local community through our research programmes that focus on design, health, technology and education. As director of the centre you will create an environment in which the best ideas, talent and investment are brought together for the common purpose of co-designing and co-producing new technologies, products, interventions and services that help people move to improve their health and wellbeing. You will be responsible for:
  • Establishing the centre's infrastructure and implementing the business plan.
  • Strategic leadership and vision to develop the AWRC in the areas of applied academic research, scholarship, income generation, knowledge exchange and technology transfer, and business development.
  • Contributing to the strategic leadership of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, in which the centre is based.
To lead the AWRC we're looking for a senior leader with an outstanding academic profile in the area of health, sport or technology, excellent business acumen and the ability and personal qualities to manage relationships and work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Chair of Council: Health and Care Professions Council

Opening Date:
15 Oct 2018
Closing Date:
19 Nov 2018
Salary Range:
Protecting the public The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is a regulator of health and care professionals and our aim is to protect the public. To do this, we keep a register of health, psychological and social work professionals who meet our standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health. Remuneration: £65,000 annual allowance Time requirement: approximately 3 days a week We are seeking to appoint a Chair of Council. You will have experience of providing strong non-executive leadership and be able to uphold the principles of transparency and accountability in all of the HCPC’s activities. You will act as an ambassador for the HCPC, influencing and building effective relationships internally and externally with a range of senior level stakeholders, inspiring confidence in the organisation and promoting the organisation’s central commitment to public protection. The Chair of Council appointment is open to both Lay and Registrant candidates. The HCPC is committed to equality of opportunity and actively guards against unfair discrimination on any grounds (including sexual orientation, religion or beliefs, race, sex, age or disability). We are a UK-wide regulator and encourage applicants from all countries of the UK. How to apply For more information, and to apply, visit: or contact: 020 7840 9170. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 19 November 2018 and interviews will be held on Thursday 13 December 2018 For more information about the work of the HCPC visit: