Family Work Clinician - Orygen YPARC

Job posted: 27/07/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 64618

Reference: 64618

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

Family Work Clinician - Orygen YPARC

  • Part-time ongoing opportunity | 6 days per fortnight

  • Based at our new state-of-the-art YPARC in Parkville

  • Flexibility and work-life balance

The Orygen Youth Prevention & Recovery Care (YPARC) is a pivotal sub-acute program supporting young people transition to the community from inpatient psychiatric care, or to intervene early and prevent further deterioration that may lead to inpatient psychiatric care. A 20-bed 24 hours, 7 days a week residential recovery-focused service.

Your new role:

  • Work in a multidisplinerary team of lived experience and support workers, nurses and psychiatrists

  • Provide evidence-based direct clinical care such as family support, family counselling, mediation and psycho-education to young people and their families/carers accessing YPARC

  • Provide comprehensive mental health services that are youth friendly, family-inclusive, high-quality and evidence informed

  • Participate in and promote research, and provide education and training support for staff across YPARC

  • Be a knowledge resource for the Mental Health Family Work specialty and build the role of mental health Family Work within YPARC and the wider Orygen services

A multidisciplinary role open to Grade 4 Registered Mental Health Nurses and Grade 3 Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.

About you:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications – including training in family/systems therapy and/or approved qualifications in family therapy, mediation or equivalent

  • Experience in developing and delivering group programs for families/carers, including family support groups

  • Previous experience working in acute or sub-acute mental health or residential services

  • Demonstrated experience in psychological interventions would be desirable

Benefit of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Join us during this incredibly exciting 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, onsite car parking and, close to public transport. 

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 a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

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 and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

·    Demonstrated experience in psychological interventions would be desirable

Family Work Clinician - Orygen YPARC

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Diana D'Cruz - 0408846806

Family Work Clinician - Orygen YPARC