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Head of Services


Employer: Harrison Human Resources Pty Ltd
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Management, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 20 May, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About us

Our client QuIHN is a statewide, not for profit, and non-government health service which provides a variety of health services to illicit drug users throughout Queensland across three service areas:

  • Therapeutic Services;
  • Harm Reduction Services; and,
  • Better Access Medical Clinic.

QuIHN is committed to providing a professional, quality, inclusive, and non-judgmental service built on honesty, integrity and transparency and underpinned by a social justice framework that respects diversity and difference.

About the job

Reporting to Chief Executive Officer, the primary purpose of the new Head of Services position is to combine the management of all service delivery areas and achieve greater strategic linkage and horizontal coordination across all three service arms.

The role is responsible for providing high-level leadership, service development, clinical governance and delivery of an optimal service model across all service streams, and will assist the CEO in the development, execution and reporting of business plans across the services and programs of QuIHN.

The role will undertake a broad range of duties across the following areas:

  • Operational management, planning and performance;
  • Leadership of programs and people;
  • Financial leadership, planning and performance;
  • Corporate compliance, quality and risk;
  • Information technology and digital transformation; and,
  • Stakeholder relationship management and business development.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Community services or similar sector experience.
  • Previous experience in a senior executive role.
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications.
  • Commitment to authentic leadership.
  • Tenacious, focused and directed with meaningful intent.
  • Hold and maintain professional registration membership with a relevant professional association.
  • Current driver’s licence, ability to achieve a successful national police check, intrastate travel required, and the right to live and work in Australia.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary plus superannuation with generous salary packaging benefits
  • Great workplace culture, supportive managers, and a team committed to purpose
  • Challenging and fulfilling work
  • Opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives
  • Critical role to organisational success
How to apply for this job

Please apply by providing a cover letter addressing the “About you” section above and your CV to nea@hhr.com.au using the subject line: Head of Services application via EthicalJobs.

No recruitment agencies please, and no direct applications to our client.

For more information please contact Nea or Claire on 1300 544 803.