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Reference Number 53719
Position Title Clinician / Senior Clinician - Custodial FYMHS
Location Orygen Youth Health - Parkville
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Services WCA [71]
Psychologists [41]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psychologists [41]
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  • Opportunity to join Orygen Specialist Mental Health Service Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service (FYMHS) in a Clinician or Senior Clinician role
  • Multidisciplinary position available at either Allied Health Grade 2 (Social Work, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist)/RPN Grade 3 or Allied Health Grade 3/RPN Grade 4
  • Part Time, Fixed Term until June 2021 (0.9 EFT)

Life With Us:

  • Orygen is a world leading youth mental health service that is part of North West Mental Health and Melbourne Health.
  • Orygen provides treatment for young people aged 15 - 24 years who live in the west and north western suburbs of Melbourne, which includes early intervention programs for psychosis, severe mood disorders and borderline personality disorder.
  • The Custodial FYMHS team also sees young people presenting with ADHD, ASD, intellectual disability and complex trauma.
  • Our clinical program offers specialist inpatient care, crisis intervention and assessment, individual case management, family therapy and group interventions, intensive outreach services, community consultation, and training.
  • Orygen Specialist Mental Health teams have strong links with research and training organisations including Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health. 

A Job to Be Proud Of: 

  • Be part of a team working with young people with mental health issues in custodial settings, including the Parkville and Malmsbury sites. 
  • Provide high quality care and expertise to achieve the best outcomes for our consumers and their families and carers 
  • Contribute to the development of Forensic Youth Mental Health services at Orygen

Your Contribution:

  • Orygen Specialist Mental Health Service is seeking a highly motivated, and clinically skilled clinician to provide clinical services to our Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service.
  • Experience in the provision of mental health care, particularly in youth mental health (length of experience as per position description).
  • Strong communication and clinical liaison skills
  • Proven capacity to liaise with and build positive relationships with service providers
  • Proven capacity to provide clinical services including in mental health care settings
  • Membership of your appropriate professional organisation

Our Commitment to You

  • A career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training, and engagement with research
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • We are a values based organisation
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including staff gym, staff health service, peer support program, and Employee Assistance Program

Connect With Us:

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


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion. 


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 Emma Burke
Contact Number 0437435060
Closing Date 09/08/2020
Position Description
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