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Reference Number 73626
Position Title Director of Allied Health
Location Orygen Youth Health - Parkville
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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Director of Allied Health - Orygen

  • Ongoing part-time (0.6 EFT) | Based in Parkville
  • Join our senior leadership team as we transform and expand our services and allied health disciplines
  • Access to generous salary packaging and flexible work-life balance

About your new team:

Orygen Specialist Program (OSP), a program of The Royal Melbourne Hospital, provides mental health services to young people aged 15-25 (soon to be 12-25) and their families/carers in Melbourne's northwest and western suburbs.

Your new role

A multidisciplinary Chief Grade 5 role open to Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologist, Dietitians and Exercise Physiologists.

As a key member of the Orygen leadership team, you will contribute to service-wide strategic planning, quality improvement, service innovation and research promotion. In this role, you will also:

  • Have oversight of the allied health workforce i.e. credentialing, scope of practice and professional supervision of students, registrars and interns
  • Lead, advocate and ensure the delivery of best practice treatment across all levels of the allied health workforce, including maintenance of high clinical standards and the evaluation of service provision
  • Contribute to workforce planning, professional development, education, recruitment, retention and workforce reform of the allied health disciplines
  • Oversee allied health instruments, tests, materials and supplies that may be required by our allied health workforce for service provision to young people and families/carers

About You:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications (see attached position description)
  • Comprehensive clinical and senior leadership experience in mental health services and allied health programs
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, and working with complex and competing priorities and time constraints
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and evaluating educational activities in public mental health settings
  • Expertise in producing written materials and an ability to promptly prepare reports, grant applications and other forms of documentation

Benefit of working with Orygen Specialist Program:

  • Join us during this inspiring time of growth and transformation - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Receive supervision and support with professional development
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Competitive remuneration, salary packaging, and onsite parking


If you are looking for a challenging and fulfilling new 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. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

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 Emma Burke
Contact Number 0399669100
Closing Date 19/12/2023
Position Description
Application Guide click here to view