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Reference Number 64684
Position Title Clinical Specialist and Team Leader – Eating Disorders
Location Orygen Youth Health Sunshine - Visy Cares Hub
Award Psychologists [41]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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Clinical Specialist and Team Leader – Eating Disorders

Orygen Specialist Program

  • Ongoing part-time role
  • Based in Sunshine with some travel to our Satellite Services (Werribee and Melton)
  • Career progression and development opportunity for a Senior Clinician

Your new team:

  • Orygen Specialist Program provides mental health services to young people aged 15-25 and their families/carers in Melbourne's northwest and western suburbs.
  • Orygen Eating Disorders Stream is an emerging program within the evolving Orygen service system. This stream will partner with young people, families/supports and the Orygen workforce to provide evidence-based best practice eating disorder assessments and interventions.
  • The eating disorders stream consists of experienced clinicians providing secondary and primary consultations and assisting in the management of young people experiencing eating disorders and their families/supports across Orygen services.
  • When you join our team you will also be offered training and supervision in cognitive analytic therapy while in this role.


Your new role:

  • Provide specialist interventions with young people experiencing eating disorders and other serious mental illness and/or substance use and disabilities and their families/supports
  • Provide support, supervision, primary and secondary consultations to clinicians across Orygen, including community, acute and recovery services, regarding evidence-based eating disorder practice principles and approaches
  • Be responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, management, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team
  • Provide specialist knowledge in clinical interventions such as psychological, family, domestic violence, AOD, physical health, ultra-high risk for psychosis, neurodevelopmental and personality disorders interventions

About You:

  • Registration and qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • Grade 4 Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Grade 5 Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Experience with evidence-based practice for young people experiencing eating disorders and other serious mental illness and/or substance use and disabilities and their families/supports
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a multidisciplinary team: manage staff resources and ensure high standards of practice through staff supervision, clinical review, training and professional development activities

 Benefits 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

Orygen 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.

Contact Person Reem Ramadan
Contact Number 99669100
Closing Date 15/08/2022
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