Head of Department for Nursing and Midwifery

London (Greater) (GB)
27 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Hybrid working

The University of East London (UEL) has been pioneering futures since 1898: from the 2nd Industrial Revolution through to where we are now, the 4th. We are a careers-led university, dedicated to supporting our students to develop the skills, emotional intelligence and creativity needed to thrive in a constantly changing world. 

Having experienced substantial growth in recent years, the School of Health, Sport & Bioscience currently has 4 departments with a range of professional programmes, and we are now seeking to appoint to a Head of Department for Nursing and Midwifery (AQ1749). 

Having invested in cutting-edge, innovative, interprofessional practice and technologies to enhance the career-focused learning of students in the school, we are ambitious for our future and that our students. The Nursing programmes at UEL have grown dynamically over the past few years for Pre-registration Nursing, the role of the Nursing Associate and the development of Apprenticeship pathways. This is a very exciting time to join an enthusiastic team of academics who are able to shape and influence the development of the growing UEL nursing provision.

NMC registered, you will be an innovator, appreciative of the challenges and opportunities in providing world-class education to our future professionals. You will also have a detailed understanding of contemporary aspects of health and social care practice at regional and national level including workforce commissioning plus evidence of partnership working with health employers and care sector. 

UEL is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential.

As one of the most socially inclusive and international Universities and comprising one of the most diverse staff populations in the UK (50% of our professoriate identify from black or minority ethnic backgrounds), we are hugely proud of our track record in reducing inequalities (ranked 1st in the UK & 2nd globally, Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings, 2020) and our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our strategy Vision 2028.

For more information, please go to For an informal and confidential conversation about your possible candidacy, please contact Helene Usherwood at Anderson Quigley on 07719 322 669 or via email at 

CLOSING DATE: Monday 27 March 2023

Final Panel Interviews: May 2023, date to be confirmed