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Job Number : 28631
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Melbourne Health on 12 Sep 2019
Clinicians - Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health (FYMHS)
  • Opportunity to join Orygen Youth Health
  • Clinician & Seinor Clinician roles
  • Multidisciplinary - Allied Health (Social Work, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist) Grade 2 & 3, or RPN Grade 3 & 4
  • Full Time and Part time permanent positions available
  • Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service (FYMHS)

Life With Us:

Orygen Youth Health (OYH) are seeking experienced, highly motivated, and clinically skilled clinicians to provide clinical services to our new Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service. This team will provide youth mental health care in custodial settings including the Parkville and Malmsbury sites. 

OYH is a world leading youth mental health service that is part of North West Mental Health and Melbourne Health.  OYH provides treatment for young people aged 15 - 24 years who live in the west and north western suburbs of Melbourne. It includes early intervention programs for first episode psychosis, severe mood disorders, borderline personality disorder as well as treating comorbid substance use disorders, eating disorders and ASD. 

Our clinical program offers inpatient care, crisis intervention and assessment, individual case management, family therapy and group interventions, intensive outreach services, community consultation, and training. OYH has strong links with research and training organisations including Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health. 

A Job To Be Proud Of: 

  • Be part of a new team working with young people with mental health issues in custodial settings
  • Provide high quality care and expertise to achieve the best outcomes for our consumers and their families and carers 
  • Contribute to the development of Forensic Youth Mental Health services at OYH

Your Contribution: 

  • Experience in the provision of mental health care, particularly in youth mental health. Level of experience commensurate to the grade level of the role
  • Strong communication and clinical liaison skills
  • Proven capacity to liaise with and build positive relationships with service providers
  • Proven capacity to provide clinical services including in mental health care settings
  • Membership of your appropriate professional organisation

Our Commitment to You

  •  A career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training, and engagement with research
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • We are a values based organisation
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including staff gym, staff health service, peer support program, and Employee Assistance Program

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Contact Details
Contact Name Emma Burke

Contact Phone 0437435060

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