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Reference Number 60686
Position Title Early Psychosis -Senior Clinical Specialist
Location Orygen Youth Health - Parkville
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psychologists [41]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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Senior Clinical Specialist Early Psychosis: Region A

Orygen Specialist Program (formally Orygen Youth Health)

  • Multidisciplinary role – Occupational Therapist Grade 3, Social Worker Grade 3, Psychologist Grade 3 and Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
  • Part Time 0.8, Ongoing
  • Based in Parkville with satellite services covering Glenroy and Craigieburn

Orygen Youth Health (OYH) is a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, we provide specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.


Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach


Your new role:

  • Be responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, management, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team
  • Provide comprehensive mental health interventions
  • Senior role in EPPIC with leadership and portfolio opportunities within EPPIC teams
  • Support all Clinical Stream business including intake and client allocation, clinical review and quality assurance processes, supervision of staff, business and professional development meetings and contribute to the development and maintenance of community partnerships
  • Be responsible for one or more key portfolios such as, supporting the Clinical Stream Leader, satellite clinic coordination, specialist family interventions and or clinical review meeting chairperson

About you:

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health

  • 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.


Selection Criteria Desirable: Selection Criteria Formal Qualification(s) & Required Registration(s): • Occupational Therapists: o Registration under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. o An approved Degree from a recognised school of Occupati
Contact Person Jane Pinnuck
Contact Number 99669100
Alternate Contact Person Donna Gee
Alternate Contact Number 99669100
Closing Date 01/12/2021
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