- Join a leader in youth mental health, revolutionising services to our young people.
- Be part of a supportive team with career development and growth opportunities in clinical care and research.
- Fixed term until 30 June 2023 with opportunity for further employment.
- Access to generous NFP salary packaging and flexible work/life balance arrangements.
The why behind what we do is so important. We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on this outcome. Orygen is leading and redefining what’s possible in global research, policy, education and clinical care.
A new and exciting clinical leadership role to manage the delivery of clinical support on Orygen Digital’s Moderated Online Social Therapy (MOST) platform specifically supporting young people.
If you have a passion for the field of youth mental health; want to make a real difference to the lives of young people and their families and carers; and share Orygen’s values of respect, accountability, teamwork, excellence and innovation, then we would love you to join the Orygen team to revolutionise youth mental health.
The role and your impact
The senior clinician will:
- lead a large multidisciplinary team of clinicians, peer support workers and vocational specialists to engage with young people across the MOST platform and support their clinical outcomes;
- provide clinical supervision and train, monitor and support the team to ensure the delivery of high-quality and safe practice; and
- provide significant input on the continued development of the MOST application and service model and associated materials as required, whilst providing input on its implementation within clinical settings.
This is a unique opportunity to help revolutionise the youth mental health service system through online clinical therapy that is unique, innovative, evidence-based and engaging.
Essential to be successful in this role and to be considered, you will have:
- tertiary qualifications in and current registration with one of the following allied health fields:
- psychologists: registration with AHPRA and practice endorsement as a clinical, forensic or clinical neuro psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (or eligibility to enter a registrar program as a clinical, forensic or clinical neuro psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia where relevant).
- occupational therapists: registration with AHPRA and the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. An approved degree from a recognised school of Occupational Therapy or other qualifications approved for eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapy (Vic.).
- registered psychiatric nurses: Registration with AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Bachelor degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing or equivalent, or, bachelor degree in nursing plus a postgraduate qualification in psychiatric/mental health nursing.
- social workers: an approved degree in social work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
- experience working with a youth-specific mental health service (such as CYMHS, CAMHS or ELMHS);
- experience supervising psychologists, social workers, and allied mental health professionals;
- demonstrated ability to build and lead a team to deliver a high standard of client care and support;
- demonstrated understanding of contemporary clinical practices, health practice legislation and professional ethical standards;
- excellent interpersonal skills and solid leadership experience;
- experience working in a multidisciplinary team setting;
- experience training and mentoring clinical staff; and
- proven ability to develop quality materials that support clinical practice and onboarding.
To view the full full selection criteria and learn more about this opportunity, view the position description or contact Gretel O’Loughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion.
Salary and Benefits
Depending on skills and experience, a salary of $100,000 - $115,000 per annum pro rata is offered plus superannuation and access to generous NFP salary packaging.
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, an employee assistance program, well regarded supervision and a supportive team, career growth and development opportunities, purposeful work that makes a real difference to lives of young people and their families and carers and career opportunities within an organisation that is the leader in youth mental health.
How to apply
Please refer to the position description and submit your cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and resume to email@example.com, using the subject line ‘Senior Clinician – Supervisor (OD) - QLD’, followed by your full name.
Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 31 October 2021, 11:55 PM AEDT.
You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Orygen may close the advertisement before the closing date.
Orygen is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity. We strive to continue to build a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people.
We strongly encourage applications from:
- First Nations people;
- people of different cultural backgrounds; and
- people from LGBTIQA+ community.
Recruitment agencies - thank you for thinking of us, however we do endeavour to fill our opportunities through direct channels wherever possible. If we find that we do need agency assistance, we’ll be in touch.
Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement.
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