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Research Assistant - INTEGRATE

University of Melbourne

  • Job no: 0047959
  • Work type: Fixed Term
  • Location: Parkville
  • Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
  • Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health
  • Salary: $75,289 - $102,163 (Level A)
  • Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 10% super

The Research Assistant will work on the INTEGRATE study, which aims to test whether a new integrated psychological treatment approach improves mental health difficulties in young people, compared with usual treatment. Young people aged 12-25 will take part in a 16-week intervention period, with follow-up of 12 months. 

The Research Assistant will report to, and work under the direction of the Research Project Manager and Coordinating Investigator, who reports to the Head, Centre for Youth Mental Health.

This position will be responsible for recruiting young people at headspace Werribee, Glenroy, and Sunshine, and conduct and score a range of clinical assessments with participants, maintain regular contact with participants and follow them up over a 12-month period.  The RA will be responsible for maintaining study databases capturing participant demographics and assessment scores, and will work closely with and be supported by the Study Coordinator/s and Investigators.

What we offer you

We offer flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care. We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, and we’ll support you in doing what you love!

If you’re curious, motivated and ready to undertake a meaningful and rewarding role we’re ready to meet you.

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria.

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.

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.

A position description is attached.

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