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Organisation : Orygen

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $60,000 - $80,000 p.a. is offered plus superannuation

Application closing date : 17 Jan, 2021

About the role

  • A great opportunity to join a leader in youth mental health 
  • Newly created role – suitable for someone looking to take their next career step
  • Purposeful work and make a real difference
  • Fixed term for 12 months with growth opportunity and further employment
  • Access to generous NFP salary packaging and flexible work/life balance arrangements
  • Participate in Orygen’s climate action group, parents/carers hub, LGBTIQA+ network and wellbeing and fundraising events 

The Opportunity

Orygen is seeking a Policy and Procedures Coordinator, to join our driven and inclusive Governance team, and provide support in developing a sustainable policy and procedure framework for the organisation. 

This career opportunity is suited to someone looking to take their next step, and wanting to advance their skills and experience in project management, policy development and procedure frameworks. You will be well supported 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 carers and share Orygen’s values of respect, accountability, teamwork, excellence and innovation, then we would love you to apply! 


The role & your impact

The Policy and Procedure Coordinator will support the project development of a framework and coordinate a review of current policies, and where required support functional subject matter experts to develop updated policies and effective implementation approaches.

This project will review what is already in place and/or work in progress, develop a clear cross organisational policy and procedure framework (including, naming and numbering conventions, version control, guidelines, fact sheets and other relevant documents).  It will further clarify who is consulted, informed and authorises which documents, while supporting the communication and implementation strategies to ensure effective implementation, support and compliance. 



Depending on your skills and experience, a salary of $60,000 – $80,000 p.a. is offered plus superannuation, access to generous NFP salary packaging, flexible work/life balance benefits, great supportive team, 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. 

About you

Essential to this role is that you will have experience in developing policy and procedure frameworks and writing policies and procedures.  You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to health outcomes for young people. In addition, you will bring:

  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to find, analyse, synthesise and present information.
  • Sound judgement to make informed decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines.
  • A commitment to improving the way services are delivered for young people and their families or carers.
  • Demonstrated experience influencing positive change in complex organisational environments.

To view the FULL selection criteria and learn more about this opportunity, please go to www.orygen.org.au/About/Work-with-Us to view the Position Description or contact Pam White at pam.white@orygen.org.au for a confidential discussion.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Orygen

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 what’s possible in global research, policy, education and clinical care. Find out more on our website.Orygen delivers cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education for the mental health workforce to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health.  The Company has three Members: the Colonial Foundation, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health.

We are a complex organisation.  Our workforce is diverse and includes:

  • Five headspace centres in Craigieburn, Glenroy, Melton, Sunshine and Werribee that deliver primary clinical services to young people and are operated by Orygen.
  • The Centre for Youth Mental Health, a University of Melbourne research and teaching department that is wholly seconded into Orygen, and
  • Orygen Youth Health, a tertiary clinical service that is operated by North West Mental Health, co-located with us at Parkville and Sunshine, who works in close partnership with us.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Policy and Procedures Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


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