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Research Assistant

University of Melbourne

A Research Assistant is required to work on an NHMRC funded clinical trial of a tailored psychological intervention (RECOVER) for young people being treated for early stage Bipolar Disorder (BD) at Orygen. The aim of the RECOVER trial is to determine the effectiveness of RECOVER, when added to treatment as usual at an early intervention service, in improving global functioning at 6-months. A further aim of the study is to establish the effectiveness of RECOVER in improving functioning (global, social and occupational), symptoms, and quality of life at further time-points up until 18-months.

This appointment based at Orygen is an exciting opportunity to work with the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.

At Orygen, our leadership and staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health.

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.

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