Service Group Director – Mental Health

Applications close: Tuesday 23rd July 2024

  • Key Leadership role in High Performing Mental Health Service
  • Live and Work in Thriving and Diverse region in North Queensland
  • Support safe and effective care for the Townsville community

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service (HHS) is passionate about improving the health and lives of the North Queensland community and strives to be a leader in health care, research and education for the region. As the largest tertiary provider of health services Townsville HHS is one of the region’s largest employers and a key part of the community.

Townsville HHS is seeking a new Service Group Director, Mental Health, to provide strategic and operational leadership across a range of mental health services. The Service Group Director reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for providing strategic leadership and overseeing the operations of a clinical service group within the Townsville HHS.

The role represents a single point of accountability for achieving all outcomes expected of the clinical service group to ensure that it contributes to the achievement of the Townsville HHS vision and objectives and the Service Agreement with the Department of Health.

The Service Group Director is a key member of the Senior Management Team and works in partnership with the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Directors and other Service Group Directors to support the delivery of safe, effective and sustainable care within the Townsville HHS.

As the successful candidate you would bring strong leadership and business management experience to the role and will possess a strong understanding of the delivery of mental health services. You will be a collaborative and effective leader with highly honed communication skills who leads by example.

You will have a commitment to high quality, evidence-based practice and ongoing development and learning. You will be dedicated to providing a safe and effective mental health service. You will thrive with diversity and the ability to have an impact on the community of Townsville. A relevant qualification is required.

Ready to make people your organisation’s greatest asset?

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