Deputy Head in Higher Education

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £27.39/Hour
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-112018-34385

I am currently recruiting for a Deputy Head of Student Support and Wellbeing to work within higher education based in North West London.


This role is paying £27.39 per hour and is working Mon-Fri 35.5 hours per week. The duration of this role is 3-6 months.


' The post holder will be responsible for strategic leadership and management of the University's Wellbeing services (Disability and Dyslexia, Counselling and Mental Health) and wider wellbeing initiatives across the University intended to improve the personal wellbeing and effectiveness of all students.


The role holder will deputise for and assist the Head of Student Support and Wellbeing with the planning, development, leadership and delivery of innovative, high quality, efficient, professional services ensuring that the service follows best professional practice, is compliant with legislative and other regulations and promotes integration and collaboration between teams and the wider University, taking the lead on specific service initiatives particularly those which ensure consistency of practice across operational managers within the service.'



  • Lead, motivate, manage and develop staff

  • Develop strategies for the coordination and future development of wellbeing services in line with sector best practice, changing student needs, advances in technology etc.

  • Ensure effective service delivery to students, develop appropriate tools to evaluate service quality and provide key performance and management data, and ensure effective oversight of outsourced services and suppliers

  • Ensure that the teams effectively utilise technology to administer and manage casework and that service-based systems are integrated with university systems with appropriate safeguards for confidentiality

  • Ensure that policies and processes meet statutory and regulatory requirements and lead on the development of new policies and processes to meet changing requirements


If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

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Please apply with your CV to: Nicole Massey