Mental Health Clinician - Orygen Recovery (YPARC)

Job posted: 23/11/2022
Applications close: 14/12/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 67191

Reference: 67191

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

Mental Health Clinician – Orygen Recovery (YPARC)

  • Ongoing full-time role | Based in Parkville
  • Rotating roster; AM, PM, nights | Flexibility and work-life balance
  • Training opportunities and support for career progression

Your new team:

  • The Orygen Youth Prevention & Recovery Care (YPARC) is a pivotal sub-acute bed-based residential 24 hours, 7 days a week program supporting young people aged 15-25 stepping up/down to intervene early and prevent further deterioration.

Your new role:  

  • Support team on shift-by-shift basis, leading clinical interventions, mental health risk assessment, formulation and treatment planning
  • Escalation of care – liaise with other services within Orygen and community services
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, share discipline-specific insight, supervision and training
  • Work with lived experience workforce and families/carers to support young people with their recovery goals
  • Provide inclusive and sensitive practice to young people and their families/carers from Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander, CALD and LGBTQIA backgrounds

About you:

  • 2+ years’ experience in mental health as well as advanced clinical skills, assessment and management of high-risk clinical situations
  • Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse or Psychologist with relevant registration and qualifications
  • Knowledge of mental health system of care, the common mental health and substance use issues faced by young people, and evidence-based treatments for major adolescent health issues

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!
  • Join us during this inspiring time of growth and change - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and close to public transport.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees

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 via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Mental Health Clinician - Orygen Recovery (YPARC)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Katharine Davies - 0399669100
Diana D'Cruz - 0399669100

Mental Health Clinician - Orygen Recovery (YPARC)