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Online Youth Mental Health Clinician

$57,264 to $75,147
Job Type
Full Time
5 Jul 2021

Online Youth Mental Health Clinician col-wide Job Description: * Career growth and opportunity within a leading youth mental health organisation * Be part of the revolution to lead positive change in youth mental health * Multiple part time or full time (0.4 1.0 FTE) fixed term positions with opportunity for further employment * Generous NFP Salary Packaging and flexible work/life balance arrangements * Rewarding and well-supported career opportunity * Generous employer PPL scheme About Orygen The why behind what we do is so important. We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on this outcome. Orygen is leading and redefining whats possible in global research, policy, education and clinical care. Find out more on our website. The Opportunity Orygen Digital has already developed world-leading youth mental health technologies. Its flagship Moderated Online Social Therapy (MOST) platform is the first single digital solution specifically designed to integrate with, and address, the key limitations of current youth mental health services. It has been designed with and for young people and existing services, providing clinicians with evidence-based tools that can be used across the diagnostic and severity spectrums and all stages of treatment. This is truly an exciting time to join Orygen Digital. As the Online Youth Mental Health Clinician, you will be well supported operationally and clinically to ensure your career at Orygen is both fulfilling and rewarding without compromising on your life goals. If you have a passion for the field of youth mental health and want to make a real difference to the lives of young people and their families and share Orygens values of respect, accountability, teamwork, excellence and innovation, then we would love you to join the Orygen team to revolutionise youth mental health. The role and your impact The Online Youth Mental Health Clinician will directly support young people by: * Being responsible for maintaining weekly contact with MOST users, via messaging, discussions on the online forums, text message or telephone contact and monitor their safety and respond as required. * Assisting MOST users to effectively engage with clinical content and other appropriate features within MOST, such as social networking, and peer and vocational support. * Welcoming families and young people on the under 15s platform. * Participating in service development for the MOST service model for over 15s and under 15s platform. * Working collaboratively with other internal and external staff in support of young people, such as peer and vocational workers, and other clinicians. * Actively contribute to and participate in the developing of resources and service as the digital space evolves. Job Requirements: About you Essential to this role, you will need: * Tertiary qualifications in and current registration with one of the following allied health fields: * Psychologists: Registration with AHPRA and practice endorsement as a Clinical, Forensic or Clinical Neuro Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (or eligibility to enter a registrar program as a clinical, forensic or clinical neuro psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia where relevant). * Occupational Therapists: Registration with AHPRA and the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. An approved degree from a recognised school of Occupational Therapy or other qualifications approved for eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapy (Vic.). * Registered Psychiatric Nurses: Registration with AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Bachelor degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent, or, Bachelor degree in Nursing plus a Postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. * Social Workers: An approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers. * An understanding of youth mental health systems and an ability to apply this knowledge to the Orygen Digital context; * Experience working in clinical settings within the Victoria youth mental health system; * Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to facilitate a therapeutic alliance via digital means; * Strong working knowledge of the common mental health issues faced by young people, evidence-based treatments for high prevalence disorders (such as CBT for mood and anxiety disorders) and the literature underpinning such approaches; * Knowledge of substance use and other health and social problems faced by young people and the indicated evidence-based treatment/support options for these; and * Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, government policies and strategic directions in relation to mental health and alcohol and other substances, particularly as it relates to young people. To learn more about this opportunity, please go to or contact Gretel OLoughlin, Clinical Services Manager, Orygen Digital at for a confidential discussion. Salary and benefits Depending on your skills and experience, a salary of $57,264 - $75,147 per annum pro rata is offered plus superannuation and access to generous NFP salary packaging. Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals. With this in mind Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, an employee assistance program, well regarded supervision and a supportive team, career growth and development opportunities, purposeful work that makes a real difference to lives of young people and their families and carers and career opportunities within an organisation that is the leader in youth mental health. How to apply Please refer to the position description and submit your resume and cover letter to , using the subject line Online YMH Clinician - OD followed by your full name. Closing date: Tuesday 29 June :55PM AEST You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Orygen may close the advertisement before the closing date. 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. Occupations: Medical-Health: General-Other: Medical-Health, Medical Practitioner, Medical Therapy-Rehab Services, Mental Health, Nursing, Physician's Assistant-Nurse Practitioner, Social Service col-narrow-left Job ID: 10908 Employment Type: Full time, Part time Location: Melbourne, Vic, Australia Title: Online Youth Mental Health Clinician Category: Consultant, Health Care, Nonprofit-Social Services, Nurse, Research col-narrow-right Posted: 15.06.2021 Salary: $57,264 - $75,147 p.a. pro rata

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  • Job Reference: 322427881-2
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2021
  • Employer: Orygen
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: $57,264 to $75,147
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time