- Part-time (0.4 – 0.6 FTE) fixed term for 12 months; possible renewal subject to funding.
- NFP salary packaging increasing take home pay.
- Generous employer PPL scheme.
- Leading organisation in youth mental health.
Are you a mental health clinician with the ability to deliver a manualised intervention? Do you have an interest in research and the development of innovative psychological treatments? Here’s your chance to help make a difference in youth mental health!
About the role and its impact
We are currently seeking applications for a part time (0.4–0.6 FTE) study clinician. This position is fixed term and available for 12 months with the possibility of renewal dependent on funding.
As the study clinician, you will be responsible for the delivery of a manualised intervention comprising up to 10 individual sessions, which includes components of existing evidence-based treatments as well as novel components. The purpose of this role is to provide psychological therapy to participants of the INTEGRATE study. Subject to supervision and direction, you will function autonomously, collect and enter data for the study, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings, advocate for research, and attend study meetings. The study will be conducted at headspace Werribee and Glenroy, with possible extension to one or more other of Orygen’s headspace centres.
As a guide, remuneration of $57,265 – $75,148 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.
To be considered you will need:
- Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (psychology, social work, occupational therapy, nursing) and current registration with AHPRA/AASW; or equivalent experience and qualifications;
- a youth-friendly, optimistic and professional approach to work and a passion and commitment to achieving positive change in youth mental health;
- skill and experience in youth mental health clinical practice, including assessment, case formulation, and intervention across a range of diagnostic categories including substance-related problems;
- clinical experience in providing cognitive-behavioural therapy;
- capacity to maintain a case-load of young people in the treatment process;
- ability to deliver counselling and clinical work, whilst being able to maintain close fidelity to a manualised treatment approach;
- ability to work collaboratively, flexibly and effectively with young people and their families;
- demonstrated capacity to problem solve effectively and work creatively with young people, particularly within an early intervention framework;
- proven skills in decision-making, problem-solving and risk management with ability to manage clinical risk appropriately and seek advice from clinical supervisor when required; and
- knowledge of the rationale, current evidence base and treatments for early intervention in youth mental health.
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 located in the position description to email@example.com, using the subject line: ‘Study Clinician – INTEGRATE trial’, followed by your full name.
For a private and confidential discussion, please contact Gill Bedi at Gill.Bedi@orygen.org.au.
Closing date for applications: Sunday, 8 November 2020
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. Due to the urgent deadlines, we will progress to shortlisting/interviewing before the closing date.
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