- Important state-wide health service
- Shape community mental health service delivery
- Key leadership role
About the organisation
Forensicare is the state-wide provider of forensic mental health services across Victoria. As the only agency in the state that delivers specialist and tailored clinical forensic mental health services spanning all areas of the mental health and criminal justice sectors, Forensicare has a unique perspective on mental health and public safety issues. In addition, Forensicare operates a comprehensive research program through Swinburne University of Technology.
About the role
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Director Community Operations is responsible for managing the range of programs delivered through the Community Forensic Mental Health Service. In leading service development, delivery and review, this includes taking a system-level view of how the community operations integrate with other Forensicare services as well as external agencies. In this important strategic area for Forensicare, a key aspect of the role is overseeing growth and change in the community services in response to sector developments. Critical to success in this position is an outward focus and fostering strong relationships with a range of stakeholders. As a member of the executive team, the appointee will participate actively in the leadership across the organisation.
You are a highly respected leader from the mental health, healthcare or not-for-profit sectors with a track record in designing service delivery improvements, drawing on your capability to conceptualise at system level. With qualifications in a relevant mental health discipline such as psychology, nursing, social work or occupational therapy, you are both a lateral thinker and pragmatic. Energetic, enthusiastic and outward focused, you inspire engaged, energised and collaborative teams. Underpinning your well-honed abilities in managing and nurturing a broad range of stakeholders are your strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills. Harness your deep commitment to recovery-oriented mental health to shape and grow the community services of this critical state-wide service.
For more information, please contact David Pleydell at SHK on +61 3 8620 8020 or click ‘Apply for this job’. Please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format. Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK.