Staff Profiles


Ms Jill Childs

Programme Lead - Principal Lecturer

Department of Psychology, Social Work and Public Health

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Jill Childs

Programme Lead/ Principal Lecturer BA (hons.) and MA/ PG Dip Social Work Overseeing the academic and overall management functions of the social work and Postgraduate Msc in Child Young People and Family Wellbeing and the Certificate in Child Protection practice programmes at Oxford Brookes University, including overall management responsibility for both staff and programmes and quality assurance. Including developing research activity within the social work programme.

  • Principal Lecturer Social Work and Wellbeing Cluster leading strategic development and direction; Including responsibility for BA (hons.) and MA/ PG Dip Social Work and Msc in Child Young People and Family Wellbeing programmes at Oxford Brookes University, as well as a Practice Educators Professional Standards course, and developing a BA (hons.) Social Work apprenticeship and a BA (Hons.) Social Work in an Allied College Partnership at Wiltshire College.
  • Overall management responsibility for both staff and programmes and quality assurance, including developing and managing research activity and strategic direction and leadership within the cluster.
  • Admissions Lead postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. Taking the overview of management of student numbers for the social work programmes at Oxford Brookes University together with managing recruitment and admissions processes for the programme.
  • Module Leader Mental Health and UG dissertation modules.