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Study Clinician – Integrate Trial

Organisation : Orygen

Location : Melbourne (Headspace Werribee and Glenroy)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Profession : Client Services, Healthcare & Medical, Policy & Research

Sector : Mental Health, Research / Medical Research, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $57,265 – $75,148 per annum pro rata

Application closing date : 8 Nov, 2020

About the role

  • Part-time (0.4 – 0.6 FTE) fixed term for 12 months; possible
    renewal subject to funding
  • NFP Salary Packaging increasing take home pay
  • Generous employer PPL scheme
  • Leading organisation in youth mental health

We are currently seeking applications for a part time (0.4 – 0.6 FTE) Study Clinician. This
position is fixed term and available for 12 months with the possibility of renewal dependent on
funding.

As the Study Clinician, you will be responsible for the delivery of a manualised intervention
comprising up to 10 individual sessions, which includes components of existing evidence-based
treatments as well as novel components. The purpose of this role is to provide psychological
therapy to participants of the INTEGRATE study. Subject to supervision and direction, you will
function autonomously, collect and enter data for the study, carry a caseload of clients,
participate in clinical review meetings, advocate for research, and attend study meetings. The
study will be conducted at headspace Werribee and Glenroy, with possible extension to one or
more other of Orygen’s headspace centres.

As a guide, remuneration of $57,265 – $75,148 per annum pro rata is offered, dependent on
skills and experience; NFP generous salary sacrificing opportunities are also available to the
successful candidate.

Please refer to the Position Description below for the selection criteria and other duties, skills
and experience required for this position.

About you
To be considered you will need:

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline. (Psychology, Social Work,
    Occupational Therapy, Nursing) and current registration with AHPRA/AASW; or
    equivalent experience and qualifications.
  • A youth-friendly, optimistic and professional approach to work and a passion and
    commitment to achieving positive change in Youth Mental Health.
  • Skill and experience in youth mental health clinical practice, including assessment, case
    formulation, and intervention across a range of diagnostic categories including
    substance-related problems.
  • Clinical experience in providing cognitive-behavioural therapy.
  • Capacity to maintain a case-load of young people in the treatment process.
  • Ability to deliver counselling and clinical work, whilst being able to maintain close fidelity
    to a manualised treatment approach.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, flexibly and effectively with young people and their families.
  • Demonstrated capacity to problem solve effectively and work creatively with young people, particularly within an early intervention framework.
  • Proven skills in decision-making, problem-solving and risk management with ability to manage clinical risk appropriately and seek advice from clinical supervisor when required.
  • Knowledge of the rationale, current evidence base and treatments for early intervention in youth mental health.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Orygen

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on
mental ill-health in young people. Find out more on our website.
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.
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,
access to NFP salary packaging and an employee assistance program.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your resume, cover letter and a document addressing each
essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position
description,  using the subject line: ‘Study Clinician – INTEGRATE trial’, followed by your ‘full name’.

For a private and confidential discussion, please contact Gill Bedi at Gill.Bedi@orygen.org.au .

Orygen reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is
encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.


Please quote in application: Study Clinician – Integrate Trial via Pro Bono Australia.


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