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Senior Clinician / Supervisor


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The Senior Clinician will manage the delivery of clinical support on Orygen’s digital platforms. The Senior Clinician will oversee a large team of clinicians, peer support workers and vocational specialists who engage with young people 12 – 25 years old across the MOST platform and support their clinical outcomes.

Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager you will:

  • Provide clinical supervision to clinicians, peer support workers and vocational specialists in both group format and on an individual basis.
  • Provide clinical support, including an allocation of complex young people on the platforms, managing any escalation, and supporting clinicians and moderators with risk.
  • Contribute to innovation in service delivery, providing input on the continued refinement and application of the MOST service model.
  • Support the implementation of MOST including addressing potential challenges, developing training materials and liaising with clinical staff.

After hours and weekend work will be required – some shifts are 12pm – 8pm AWST

What you’ll need

You are a personable and experienced leader with a passion for agile models of mental health care for young people. The following criteria must be met for consideration for this position:

  • Tertiary qualifications in one of the following allied health fields: Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Social Work and registration with APHRA or AASW (or eligibility for)
  • Experience working with a youth-specific mental health service (such as CYMHS, CAMHS or ELMHS).
  • Experience supervising allied mental health professionals, including training, and mentoring clinical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead a team to deliver a high standard of client care and support.
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary clinical practices, health practice legislation and professional ethical standards.

What you’ll get in return

  • Salary package between $104,609 - $119,251 pro rata + 11% super + access to $15,900 NFP salary packaging + $2,600 meals and entertainment card.
  • 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 be mentored, develop your skills and be challenged.

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.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Gretel O’Loughlin, Clinical Services Manager via 0409 993 101.

For more information and to review the position description, please follow this link.

This is a full- or part-time (0.6 – 1.0 FTE), contract until December 2024.

Applications will close on the advertised date, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner.

Orygen is committed to providing diverse, equitable and inclusive environments for Staff and anyone connected to Orygen. We strive to continue building 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, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD communities. We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.

Orygen is a child-safe organisation and is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and well-being of all young people and embedding safeguarding practices into all our programs and services.

All employment appointments are subject to holding a valid working with children check, successful police check and having at least three COVID-19 vaccinations.

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