Clinical Implementation Lead

Clinical Implementation Lead

Are you an experienced leader with the ability to support the development of a world-first service implementation project?

Here’s your chance to work for the organisation leading the way in digital youth mental health and to help make a difference!

About the role and its impact

Part-time (0.8 – 0.9 FTE) to full-time fixed term position available for 12 months with the possibility of renewal dependent on funding. Secondment opportunities may be available.

We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on that outcome, pioneering new, positive approaches to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders.

As the Clinical Implementation Lead, your contribution will build the support of centres and services that will be critical to the successful implementation of Orygen Digital’s Moderated Online Social Therapy (MOST) platform and to the creation of positive impact for young people experiencing mental ill-health. This position will lead the initial and ongoing engagement with headspace centres and specialised mental health services to support the continued development of the MOST platform and service model through the translation of feedback from services and application of clinical experience.

You will possess a high level of capacity to work with many services and stakeholders, and will operate at a senior level, possessing extensive experience working in a clinical setting within the Australian youth mental health system.

As a guide, remuneration of $110,000 - $140,000 per annum pro rata is offered, dependent on skills and experience; NFP generous salary sacrificing opportunities are also available to the successful candidate.

Please refer to the position description below for the selection criteria and other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About you

  • Fully qualified psychologist, social worker, accredited mental health occupational therapist or other mental health professional with eligibility for appropriate membership with accredited registering body;
  • theoretical and applied knowledge related to stakeholder engagement;
  • an understanding of youth mental health systems and the not-for-profit sector, and an ability to apply this knowledge to the Orygen Digital context;
  • extensive experience working in a clinical setting within the Australian youth mental health system;
  • experience in the management of implementation projects or activities;
  • experience leading and/or supervising clinical teams;
  • experience designing and implementing new service models; and
  • experience in training and/or public communication. 

About us

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.  We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals.  With this in mind Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, access to NFP salary packaging and an employee assistance program.


To apply for this role, please submit your resume, cover letter and a document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the key selection criteria which is located in the position description to, using the subject line: ‘Clinical Implementation Lead’, followed by your ‘ull name.

For a private and confidential discussion, please contact Dan Code at

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 11:55 PM AEST.

Orygen reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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