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Reference Number 74838
Position Title Clinical Specialist - Early Psychosis Stream
Location Orygen Youth Health Sunshine - Visy Cares Hub
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psychologists [41]
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Clinical Specialist – Early Psychosis


  • Ongoing part-time role | 6 days per fortnight
  • Based at our emerging Werribee site
  • Participate in service development, clinical training and/or research

Your new team:

Forming part of Orygen Specialist Program, a program of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Early Psychosis team provides specialist early interventions to young people (and their families/carers) experiencing early psychosis (including young people at ‘ultra-high risk’ of psychosis). 


About the role:


This clinical leadership position offers an exceptional opportunity for an experienced clinician to combine clinical expertise with service development. As a Clinical Specialist, you will:

  • Deliver evidence-based care, both as an individual and building the capacity of the multidisciplinary team
  • Develop and support the delivery of innovative, recovery-focused, evidence-based interventions within the clinical program
  • Work with a passionate leadership team in an expanding organisation with a focus on excellence in youth mental health service provision
  • Provide clinical leadership, management, training and supervision 
  • Undertake relevant, time-limited project work that enables significant model and practice change

You will have:

  • Passion for a specific area of clinical service delivery such as family interventions, psychological interventions, youth addiction, physical health, neurodevelopmental or forensic issues
  • Significant experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, preferably with young people experiencing complex mental health disorders
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, consumers and families/carers
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills and the capacity to adapt to the changing needs of an evolving service

Benefits of working with us:

  • Receive specialist supervision, training and capacity building!
  • Excellent leadership and team culture. You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!
  • Join us during this incredibly exciting time of growth and change - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

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.


Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received.


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.


Contact Person Donna Gee
Contact Number 99276200
Alternate Contact Person Kate Wapling
Alternate Contact Number 99276200
Closing Date 23/04/2024
Position Description
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