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Reference Number 54726
Position Title Intensive Clinician - Orygen
Location Orygen Youth Health - Parkville
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psychologists [41]
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Intensive Clinician - Orygen

  •  Work in Orygen Youth Health Early Psychosis as an Intensive Clinician (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist Grade 2, Clinical Psychologist Grade 2 or Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3)
  • Manage clinical risk and actively work toward implementing risk reduction strategies
  • Ongoing Full Time Position (including monthly ADOs!)

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

  • 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

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

  • Manage and undertake mental health and risk assessment, psychological treatment, crisis intervention, family work and systems containment, for the client/carers/system
  • Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness
  • Ensure high standards of clinical care that are congruent with OYH aims – client-focused, accessible, responsive and consistent with best practice
  • Timely completion of mental health assessments including formulation, individual service plans, crisis management plans, outcome measures, documentation of client’s progress in client files, discharge summaries and contact sheets
  • Provision of case management or family work to selected clients and associated documentation

Your Contribution

  •  A minimum of 2 years’ experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, including young people experiencing mental health disorders
  • Experience and expertise in providing case management
    Ability to develop, implement and evaluate client-centred individual service plans, risk assessments and diagnostic formulations
    Capacity to provide, or develop skills in, integrated assessment, treatment and care for dual diagnosis clients
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with young people and their families

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 is 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.

 

Interested?

 

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 David McMaster
Contact Number 0409866536
Alternate Contact Person Donna Gee
Alternate Contact Number 99669100
Closing Date 30/11/2020
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