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Private Providers / Allied Health Professionals - Multiple Locations

Orygen

We are seeking expressions of interest from Allied health practitioners (AHPs) to provide private practice services and high quality, evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25. These roles are open to those eligible to use Medicare services including clinical psychologists, general psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists.

Located in Craigieburn, Glenroy, Sunshine, Melton and Werribee, our headspace centres are a ‘one stop shop’ with an enthusiastic and dedicated team of co-located service providers, offering comprehensive support to young people in the four core areas of: primary/sexual health, mental health, drug and alcohol services, and vocational/educational services.

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AHP roles are key component of the mental health services provided within our centres. AHPs act as private practitioners with support from the local headspace team and other providers offering a range of specialist services, including: general/sexual health care, psycho-social support, family support, AOD counselling, vocational support, and a variety of therapeutic and recreational/social groups. AHPs have access to primary and secondary consultation and psychiatric review from the headspace clinical team, including our senior clinicians, psychiatric registrar and private consultant psychiatrists. Our own general practitioners can provide Mental Health Care Plans, general health care/advice, and medical monitoring.

The AHP private practice role comes with great flexibility of hours/days, including the options for after-hours and weekend work (Saturday mornings). Services are delivered under the Medicare Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative and Access to Allied Psychological Services (subject to eligibility and availability).

Reception and administrative support provides assistance with electronic billing, SMS reminders and appointment booking. The electronic medical record system Medical Director and Mastercare will be available for AHPs to directly enter all client contacts and notes.

AHPs are encouraged to attend a regular peer consultation session which offers a space for peer-based learning and reflection on clinical practice. Along with contributing to CPD, the AHP is remunerated for their attendance. Throughout the year AHPs can also elect to attend a range of professional development opportunities offered through Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental health.

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 tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline. (Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy) full registration with AHPRA or AASW.
  • Professional indemnity insurance.
  • Eligibility to provide Medicare Benefits Schedule services.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and provision of evidence-based treatments of mental health disorders and preferably youth.
  • Excellent skills in engaging and working with young people, their families and significant others.
  • Ability to work independently, with strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Working with children check.
  • Willingness to undergo a police records check.

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.

Please specify which location/s you are interested in working at upon application.

If you would like to hear more about this role or have a confidential discussion contact Courtney.waters@orygen.org.au using the subject line: Private Providers / Allied Health Professionals - Multiple Locations enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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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