Jobs at the University of Plymouth
  • University Subsidiary Company vacancies for nursery, catering and enterprise:

Our subsidiary organisations, UCSP and UoPEL, offer a range of opportunities in the commercial and enterprise sectors. See the vacancy links below for specific job opportunities or sign up for job alerts within these organisations.

UCSP: University Commercial Services Plymouth Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary company of University of Plymouth which provides commercial services to a range of clients. This currently includes retail catering, hospitality, early years' education and childcare.

Vacancies for nursery, catering and hospitality in a University commercial environment

UoPEL: University of Plymouth Enterprise Limited offers dedicated support and expert advice to businesses across the South West. With offices in Redruth, Truro, Penryn and Plymouth; UoPEL offers a variety of locations to work from in the enterprise, innovation and growth sectors.

Vacancies in enterprise, research and consultancy, with University of Plymouth Enterprise Ltd

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Placed second in the UK in the Times Highers’ global young universities, we’re focused on building on our strengths and have a number of roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new ideas.

At the University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community.

Employing over 3,000 staff, whatever your expertise and ambition, we’ve got a career opportunity to match. From academic, teaching and research positions to technical, management and administrative roles, you’ll find opportunities at every level, across all our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. 

As an employee you will support our sustainability strategy from day one, starting with your induction and continuing with your engagement at the University. You’ll be crucial in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.

In return, we’ll support, nurture and reward you with generous benefits, from training and development to childcare and flexible working. 

Find out more about the benefits we offer you.

Search our current vacancies in academic and professional roles at the University of Plymouth, by selecting one of our vacancy lists.*

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Head of School of Health Professions

The University is seeking to appoint a Head for the School of Health Professions to provide bold and strategic leadership to the school. Reporting to the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health, the Head of School role is responsible for formulating and operationalising academic strategy, ensuring appropriate plans and resources are in place for their delivery. The Faculty of Health represents 42% of the University’s activities and it is host to amongst the broadest range of health and social care professional education programmes in the UK. At any one time, 4,500 professionals are typically in training across 60 programmes in six schools. 

The School of Health Professions is host to a tremendous range of undergraduate, postgraduate and degree apprenticeship programmes. Its provision covers the gamut of allied health professions including at undergraduate level: dietetics, OT, optometry, paramedic science, physiotherapy, podiatry, and social work. It is a unique, inter-disciplinary learning environment where students benefit from excellent skills and research laboratories, research-informed teaching, stimulating practice placements and teaching delivered by professionally registered academic staff. The School is proud of its commitment to student voluntary work, staff-student partnership, strong professional values and record of student achievement and student satisfaction.

What does Plymouth and its surrounding area have to offer?

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Our diverse community

Welcoming you in

We will help you to stay motivated and we want you to bring your whole self to work. Become part of a team where everyone makes a difference, and enjoy a host of valuable benefits designed to enhance your lifestyle at work, and at home. 

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community and we celebrate the contribution that diverse voices bring to our University. From our vibrant staff networks and our dedication to LGBT+ inclusion to our commitment to the Athena Swan gender equality charter and the Race Equality Charter we value diversity in our staff community and celebrate all you can bring to the University of Plymouth. 

Learn about equality, diversity and inclusion at the University of Plymouth

"An important part of our University is the value we place on being a diverse and inclusive community, where we learn and benefit from our rich variety of background and beliefs. This in part is why the University of Plymouth is such an enriching place to work."

Professor Judith Petts CBE

Vice-Chancellor, University of Plymouth

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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