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Mental Health Clinician

Melbourne Health
  • Youth Access Team (YAT)
  • NWMH - Orygen Specialist Program
  • Full Time fixed term contract until 18th April 2022 - potential for contract extension upon review.
  • Join our fantastic and collaborative Youth Access Team – Orygen
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.


The YAT team participates in providing mental health care to young people aged 15-24 living in the West of Melbourne. Specifically this includes triaging of all new referrals to the service, provision of mental health assessment and brief, acute intervention to young people who are newly referred to OYH, and the provision of crisis intervention and community treatment to current clients of the service. To be eligible for this role, you must be a Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Psychologist Grade 2, Occupational Therapist Grade 2 and Social Worker Grade 2 or equivalent.

Your new team

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.

  • 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
  • Rotating roster including weekend work
  • Work with young people aged 15-24 years within the North and North West of Melbourne
  • provides acute psychiatric care to the youth population
  • gate keep and coordinate admissions to numerous inpatient facilities 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 services 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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