Dublin Simon Community: Head of Clinical Governance & Therapeutic Services

Dublin Simon Community

Our organisation: Dublin Simon Community has evolved over the last 52 years, as one of the most respected charities in the homelessness sector in Ireland. Its success over five decades has built strong working relationships with Government departments, Local Authorities and the Health Service Executive. It has attracted a wide range of donors and a strong team of volunteers. A team of over 400 professional staff and 200 volunteers with a budget of €25m, Dublin Simon Community provides safe, supportive, high-quality services to over 7,600 people, through their care and professionalism.

Job duties/ The Role: Reporting to the CEO and working closely with the Executive Management Team, the Head of Clinical Governance & Therapeutic Services plays a pivotal role in achieving the Clinical and Therapeutic Services objectives from the Dublin Simon Community Rolling Strategic Plan, 2022-2026 and beyond.

The Head of Clinical Governance & Therapeutic Services will lead, develop and direct the implementation of all the Detox Unit, Step-up-Step-down Unit, Blood Born Virus Unit, Primary Care Nursing, Addiction Recovery, Aftercare, Mental Health and Counselling services under the Treatment Services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of service operations, staff management, relationship management, change management, and systems and processes operating to quality standards with a view to creating positive outcomes for those experiencing homelessness.

Skills & Qualifications/ The Person: The ideal candidate will bring a blend of communication, people and leadership skills together with experience of strategic planning, advocacy, financial and operational management. This role requires a leader who will collaborate and build strategic partnerships, demonstrating tenacity and a commitment to client centered care, and will be credible with the Executive Management Team and key partners e.g. Local Authorities, Health Service Executive and funders.

Dublin Simon Community seeks an inspirational, passionate and compassionate leader to join the Executive Leadership Team who embodies dignity in provision of services to people experiencing homelessness who access clinical and therapeutic service. This is a pivotal leadership appointment in organisation.

How to Apply: Expressions of interest to be sent to katesweeneymagee@dubsimon.ie. Please note that shortlisting will be in progress throughout the period that the vacancy is live, so you may be called for interview and/or the vacancy may be filled before the closing date.

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Application due date: 31/08/2022
For queries relating to this position please telephone (01) 635 4860

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
4th Aug, 2022
Region
Dublin City
Expiry Date
31st Aug, 2022