Senior Clinician - Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 12/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 64774

Reference: 64774

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

Senior Clinician - Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service

  • Part time ongoing opportunity | Based in Malmsbury

  • Will consider Grade 2 / Grade 3 Allied Health & RPN3 / RPN4  

  • Career progression and development opportunities

Your new team

Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of Melbourne Health, 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 Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service (FYMHS) team provides specialist youth mental health care in custodial settings including the Parkville and Malmsbury sites.

Your new role:

  • Provide high quality care and expertise to achieve the best outcomes for young people and their families and carers 

  • Provide effective and timely on-site clinical treatment and case management to young people in custody

  • Use a holistic approach that supports effective treatment outcomes and reintegration to the community

  • Contribute to the development of Forensic Youth Mental Health services at Orygen

A multidisciplinary role open to both Grade 3 and Grade 4 Registered Psychiatric Nurses; and Grade 2 and Grade 3 Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.

About You:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications

  • Comprehensive experience in the application of clinical practice in the mental health field, particularly in youth mental health

  • Demonstrated experience in assessment (including risk assessment), diagnostic formulation, and treatment interventions for young people presenting with mental ill health

  • Knowledge of the youth justice and/or criminal justice system and other relevant

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.

Senior Clinician - Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service

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Dr. Ingrid Cranston, FYMHS Stream Leader - 0417822204
Diana D'Cruz - 99669100

Senior Clinician - Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service