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Reference Number 68283
Position Title Clinical Nurse Consultant - Early Career Pathways
Location Orygen Youth Health - Footscray
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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Clinical Nurse Consultant – Early Career Pathways

  • Be part of a generational change in shaping the foundational careers of youth mental health nurses
  • Full-time fixed term (3-years) role | RPN5
  • Based in Parkville and working across other Orygen sites

Life With Us:  


In line with recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, Orygen Specialist Program (currently under the governance of NorthWestern Mental Health Service (NWMHS) and the Royal Melbourne Hospital) and Orygen National will unify and become a designated mental health service.


Your new role: 


To support Orygen’s transformation, this newly created Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) position will support early career nurses and form part of the emerging Orygen Mental Health Nursing Learning and Development team.


Initially, this role will be employed by Royal Melbourne Hospital and seconded into Orygen National.


  • Lead the development of a robust and expanding nursing early career pathways
  • Support the transition of student nurses from Orygen Specialist Program
  • Work closely with the Orygen and OSP nursing and clinical leadership to enhance learning opportunities for staff in entry to practice programs and across the nursing workforce. 


About You: 

  • Passion for supporting the professional development of early career nurses
  • Registered Nurse with qualifications in Mental Health Nursing
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating professional development activities or programs
  • Experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, preferably with young people experiencing complex mental health disorders

Benefit 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

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) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.


Contact Person Emma Burke
Contact Number 0437435060
Alternate Contact Person Mary Gilbert
Alternate Contact Number 0498285971
Closing Date 17/04/2023
Position Description
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