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Reference Number 55383
Position Title Youth Mental Health Clinician
Location NAMHS Hotham Street
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psychologists [41]
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Youth Mental Health Clinician

  • Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) is searching for a Social Worker Grade 2, Psychologist Grade 2, Occupational Therapist Grade 2 or Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 to be their Youth Mental Health Clinician
  • Ongoing Full Time position
  • Based in NAMHS Hotham Street

The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  


Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.


Your new team

At NAMHS Hotham street you will find an enthusiastic, friendly, professional group of clinicians of various disciplines. We work hard and we work well as a team.  The team respects the professionalism of all staff members and we are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger team. Professional development is encouraged and supported.


Arrange a site visit and chat with us over a coffee. Once you have seen our service and spoken to our some of our wonderful team members, you will want to be part of something special and help us make a difference.


Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Provide recovery oriented assessment and interventions in collaboration with young people presenting with their first episode of psychosis or deemed to be at ultra-high risk of developing psychosis
  • Provide evidence based interventions with young persons and their families in accordance to the Australian Clinical guidelines for first episode psychosis
  • Provision of intensive community based interventions and outreach support as clinically indicated to consumers and their families
  • Partake in discipline specific clinical supervision and workload management
  • Contribute in ongoing professional development activities and in-service training and sharing new found knowledge with the clinical team

Your Contribution

  • Extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Demonstrated ability in working with people who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis aged between 16 – 25 and their families/carers
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Well-developed skills in writing and an ability to promptly prepare relevant documentation

Our Commitment to you


Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   


We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.


This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 


The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are 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. 




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 prior to commencement.

Contact Person Janne-Maree Blackman
Contact Number 94166300
Alternate Contact Person Paul Sutherland
Alternate Contact Number 94166300
Closing Date 23/01/2021
Position Description
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