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Family Clinician - Youth Prevention and Recovery Centre


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The Family Clinician is responsible for the provision of support, family counselling, mediation and psycho-education to young people and their families/carers accessing Orygen’s Youth Prevention and Recovery Centre (YPARC). The Family Clinician will work together with the clinical team to ensure that the support and therapy provided supports the young person and their families/carers.

We have some exciting new opportunities within a newly purpose-built YPARC centre. As a Family Clinician, you will:

  • Work with YPARC team to provide evidence-based brief interventions to young people and their families/carers
  • Provide comprehensive mental health services that are youth friendly, family inclusive, high-quality and evidence informed
  • Provide education and training support for staff across YPARC
  • Participate in clinical case review meetings and multidisciplinary team meetings to ensure appropriate, consistent and coordinated service pathways and service delivery response for young people and their families/carers

What you’ll need

You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to health and wellbeing outcomes for young people. The following criteria must be met for consideration for this position:

  • Approved qualifications in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Psychiatric Nursing or equivalent and relevant registration with AHPRA or eligibility to AASW
  • Formal training in family/systems therapy and/or approved qualifications in family therapy, mediation or equivalent
  • Experience in developing and delivering group programs for families/carers, including family support groups
  • Previous experience working in acute or sub-acute mental health or residential services

What you’ll get in return

  • Salary range $91,000.00 - $98,285.20 (commensurate with skills and experience) + 10% super + NFP salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Opportunity to be employed by Melbourne Health or Orygen
  • Ability to purchase additional leave; access to EAP; generous Parental Leave Scheme.
  • Flexible work to suit your lifestyle and access to policies and tools that support this
  • Opportunity to contribute to service design and growth within youth mental health services.
  • Provider and further develop your leadership and skills with Orygen and be part of leading the revolution in youth mental health.

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, apply now.

This is a part time (6 days per fortnight) permanent 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.

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