Head of Drugs, Homeless & Health Services

Dublin, Leinster
On Application
13 July 2018
03 August 2018
Position / level
Department Head, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time


Merchants Quay Ireland (MQI) is a national voluntary organisation that helps people who are homeless and caught in addiction. The organisation provides a range of services including frontline services, practical supports, pathways towards recovery and innovative responses to the issues of drug use and homelessness in Ireland. MQI is currently based in 19 locations across 12 counties in Ireland and the organisation has ambitions to increase its scale and presence nationwide. In 2016 MQI’s total income was €10.9 million.  

MQI is approaching a period of change and growth. The organisation recognises the need to ensure its frontline services continue to provide a high-quality service for its clients. To support the development of its services, MQI is seeking to appoint a Head of Drugs, Homeless & Health Services.

Head of Drugs, Homeless & Health Services

Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Drugs, Homeless & Health Services will contribute to the overall strategy and management of MQI. The post-holder will work as part of the executive management team, providing leadership and direction to MQI’s frontline addiction and homeless service as well as ensuring MQI’s current activities are delivered to their expected quality. Additionally, the Head of Drugs, Homeless & Health Services will develop new opportunities to further MQI’s service offering.

MQI are seeking a strong leader who can coordinate services in line with MQI guidelines and ethos. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the development and delivery of services, interventions and/or projects similar to the work done by MQI. The desired person will also be a skilled communicator; able to provide clear messages to teams across the organisation.

If you have gained these skills in a not-for-profit, public or private environment and are looking for an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the lives of MQI’s service users then contact Michael Walsh in strictest confidence at michael.walsh@2into3.com (click APPLY) or call direct on +353-1-234-3131.

The closing date for applications is the 3rd August 2018.

For more information on MQI please visit www.mqi.ie

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