Senior Clinician – Integration

Job posted: 24/11/2022
Applications close: 15/12/2022 (Midnight)
19 days remaining

19 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 67225

Reference: 67225

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

Senior Clinician – Integration

  • Ongoing part-time (0.8FTE) role | Flexibility to work between 4-8 days per fortnight
  • Based at a headspace centre: Craigieburn, Glenroy, Melton, Sunshine or Werribee
  • Grade 3 Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Psychologist, Grade 4 Registered Psychiatric Nurse | Opportunity for a senior clinician to develop their career

Your new team

Orygen Specialist Program provides mental health services to young people aged 15-25 that focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness and their families/carers in Melbourne's northwest and western suburbs.

Orygen’s headspace Centres aim to improve access to services and continuity of care for young people.

Your new role

The key focus of this role is to re-design and integrate the entry pathways for young people between primary clinical services and tertiary specialist services. This role will also:

  • Ensure that young people can access mental health treatment, care and support through headspace centres and specialist services, resulting in reduction in waiting times for assessment and therapy through headspace
  • Provide therapeutic interventions and care coordination with a range of mental health and situational issues, including assessment, care planning, referral, advice and consultation services to young people, their families/carers and community professionals/agencies
  • Provide inclusive and sensitive practice to young people and their families/carers from Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander, CALD and LGBTQIA backgrounds

About You:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications therapy and/or approved qualifications in family therapy, mediation or equivalent
  • Comprehensive experience in the provision of mental health assessment, crisis intervention, psychoeducation, treatment and case management, including with young people as a Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships, collaborations and partnerships with internal and external services
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Programs:

  • Join us during this inspiring time of growth and transformation - 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, please connect via the details below for a confidential discussion.

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

Senior Clinician – Integration

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Emma Burke - 0399669100
Brendan Pawsey - 0401449680

Senior Clinician – Integration