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Clinician, Orygen Specialist Program

Melbourne Health
  • Orygen Specialist Program
  • Youth Access Team YAT
  • Clinician position : RPN3, SW2, OT2, P2
  • Part Time fixed term 12 month contract 0.4 EFT / 32 hours per fortnight, rotating roster including weekend work, additional extra shifts can worked when needed, with the potential for contract extension upon review.
  • Join our fantastic and collaborative Youth Access Team – Orygen
  • Available to Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Psychologist Grade 2, Occupational Therapist Grade 2 and Social Worker Grade 2
  • 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.

NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A multi-disciplinary workforce of 1,800 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (North West, Mid West, Inner West and Northern), an Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program and a Youth Mental Health Service – ORYGEN Youth Health. NWMH is a clinical service of Melbourne Health and operates in partnership with Northern Health and Western Health

Your new team

  • YAT is at the forefront of the Orygen Youth Health service and provides triage, assessments, crisis response and community treatment via out reach and home treatment
  • Be part of the clinician group of the Youth Access Team
  • Work with young people aged 15-24 years within the North and North West of Melbourne
  • provides acute psychitric care to the youth popluation
  • gate keep and coordinate admissions to numerous inpatient facilites including hospital in the home service

Your Contribution

  • Experience in Youth Mental Health or YEPs services, Early Intervention, crisis intervention and psychiatric Triage / CATT or psychiatric emergency servies EMH / PACER.
  • Experience at working with young people and families.
  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.
  • Eligibility for membership of the appropriate professional body and eligibility to work in Australia are essential.

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.


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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply”

“Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families”

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