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Clinical Stream Leader - Neurodevelopmental Stream


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This is a wonderful opportunity to lead a dedicated multi-disciplinary team specialising in:

  • Assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental conditions
  • Build the capacity of the youth mental health sector to effectively work with neuro-diverse young people through secondary and primary consultation, and training.
  • Provide clinical leadership and experience in the provision of evidence-based interventions for young people and their families
  • Plan and develop services for these young people and their families which are consistent with best practice standards and evidence-based care, and are in line with the strategic direction and vision of Orygen
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of community partnerships with key external stakeholders, developing effective interfaces between clinical streams and Orygen programs, as well as facilitating relevant research activities
  • Participate in quality management, accreditation and ongoing improvement activities.

Our team is expecting growth in the next financial year, so this is also an opportunity to shape this service development and innovate in the exciting emerging field of neuro-diversity and youth mental health.

This opportunity and Orygen Specialist Programs are a part of Melbourne Health.

Your new team:

  • Our small team are passionate and dedicated to working together and striving for the best outcomes for young people
  • We enjoy a collaborative working environment as a multi-disciplinary team in an integrated service
  • You will help us achieve excellence in care for young persons with a neurodevelopmental disorder
  • In return, you will be supported to continue to build your leadership skills and become an active part of the leadership team at Orygen

What you’ll need:

  • You are an experienced Senior Clinician with an interest in clinical leadership and working with young people with a neurodevelopmental presentation and making a difference.
  • A proven ability to manage and lead a multidisciplinary team: manage staff resources and ensure high standards of practice through staff supervision, clinical review, training and professional development activities
  • Demonstrable ability to provide evidence based diagnostic assessments to young people with mental illness and comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Interest in research and demonstration of participation in research-based activities

What you’ll get in return:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport

Orygen – leading the revolution

Imagine a future with unlimited potential. A future where every young person enjoys optimal mental health as they grow into adulthood. At Orygen, this is our life’s work, because we passionately believe it’s what all young people deserve.

Every step of the way, young people and families are at the heart of everything we do. Always.

Through world-leading research that creates change. Through pioneering reform that delivers real-world practical solutions.

At Orygen, that’s the future we’re creating right now. To do it, we have revolution in mind.

Join the revolution

If you’re keen to join Orygen and be part of our team challenging the status quo and reshaping the future for young people.

This is a permanent part-time (0.7 FTE) position.

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 the First Nations people.

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 and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

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