HE Lead in Health & Social Care, Wigan

Closing date:

Wigan and Leigh CollegeWigan

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £34,673 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Join Wigan & Leigh College on our journey to outstanding

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.   

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.   

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment. 

We are looking to recruit a Higher Education Lead for Health & Social Care for our very successful Foundation Degree in Health & Social Care. We require an innovative and creative teaching professional with occupational experience within the Health Care sector.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to programmes of study within the Health and Social Care Centre of Excellence and develop unique student opportunities.


You will be required to lead on the innovation, development, implementation and organisation of designated courses and programmes of study within health and social care.

As the Higher Education Lead for Health & Social Care, you will be responsible for working with partner institutions and participating in the attendance at module and exam boards as well as moderation and meetings as required. 


You will contribute to marketing and admissions events, comply with the quality assurance procedures and offer support on the management of resources.

A health or clinical background would be highly desirable for this position but social care is also valid and acceptable. 

This role may involve teaching on a range of programmes within the Health & Social Care faculty as well as potential to teach on other higher education courses within the college portfolio offer.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.





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More about Wigan and Leigh College
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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: PO Box 53, Parson's Walk, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 761600
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