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Reference Number 50876
Position Title Clinical Case Manager - MOOD
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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  • Multidisciplinary position - Grade 2 (Occupational Therapy, Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist) & Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Part Time ongoing - 64 hours per fortnight
  • Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton

Life With Us:

Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, provides 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.  OYH also works alongside Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health which operates four primary mental health care headspace services in the catchment area.

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.  Specialist clinical streams offer targeted interventions for psychotic disorders (including young people at ‘ultra-high risk’ of psychosis), mood disorders, and personality disorders; and also manage the co-morbid substance use disorders, eating disorders, and neurodevelopment disorders. A forensic stream is under development.  Streams are supported by the Psychosocial Recovery program and the Community Development program. Additional information is available at www.oyh.org.au.  

A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Provision of comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the MOOD Clinical Stream. These clients are young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mood disorders and may also present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues
  • Work with a specialist multidisciplinary team environment
  • Responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating an appropriate treatment plan for each young person and their family
  • Provision of highly skilled clinical assessments, psychological treatments, home-based assertive outreach to facilitate engagement and case management tasks
  • Liaison with other agencies and advocacy on behalf of the young person
  • Function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service

 Your Contribution:

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 2 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.

Our Commitment To You: 

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs
  • Orygen Youth Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym (some sites), Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport 

Connect With Us:  

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

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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 Ben McKechnie
Contact Number 0399669100
Alternate Contact Person Jaymee Pingitore
Alternate Contact Number 0399276200
Closing Date 29/01/2020
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