Clinical Specialist - Family Worker - Early Psychosis

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 06/04/2023 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 69746

Reference: 69746

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Clinical Specialist Family Worker - Early Psychosis

  • An exceptional opportunity for an experienced senior family worker
  • Ongoing part-time | Based at Sunshine w/ Satellite Services at Melton & Werribee
  • Participate in research, clinical training and service development

Your new team  
Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 25 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.
The Early Psychosis team provides specialist early interventions to young people and their families/carers experiencing early psychosis (including young people at ‘ultra-high risk’ of psychosis).
Your new role:
This is a multidisciplinary role and is open to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists. In this role, you will:

  • Deliver evidence-based care, both as an individual and building the capacity of a team
  • Develop and support the delivery of innovative, recovery-focused, evidence-based interventions within the clinical program and within the family work space.
  • Work with a passionate leadership team in an expanding organisation with a focus on excellence in youth mental health service provision
  • Provide clinical leadership, management, training and supervision across a multidisciplinary team
  • Undertake relevant, time-limited project work that enables significant model and practice change

About you: 

  • Passion for clinical service delivery in the area of family interventions.
  • Significant experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, preferably with young people experiencing complex mental health disorders
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, consumers and families
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills and the capacity to adapt to the changing needs of an evolving service

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Join us during this inspiring time of growth and change - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for an exciting and diverse role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us for a confidential discussion via the details below.

Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.

Clinical Specialist - Family Worker - Early Psychosis

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Richard Bell - 0449508803
Donna Gee - 039969100

Clinical Specialist - Family Worker - Early Psychosis