Important state-wide health service
Key leadership role
Shape service delivery
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.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Director Prison Services is responsible for managing Forensicare’s prison-based mental health services, operationalising its vision. This includes the strategic planning and management of service enhancements across multiple sites and in response to significant current and future growth. Critical to success in this role is fostering strong relationships with Corrections Victoria, Justice Health and the prisons. As a member of the executive team, the appointee will participate actively in the leadership across the organisation.
A highly respected leader from the mental health or criminal justice system, you inspire engaged, energised and collaborative teams. You present with a track record in designing service delivery improvements, drawing on your capability to conceptualise at system level, not just at a program level. While a lateral thinker, you are also pragmatic, hands-on and stay across the detail. Underpinning your well-honed abilities in managing and nurturing a broad range of stakeholders are your strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills. Deeply committed to mental health consumer recovery, you relish the opportunity to shape the way this critical state-wide service delivers.
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.