Family Work Clinician – Youth PARC Orygen


Your new team

The Orygen Youth Prevention & Recovery Care (YPARC) is a pivotal sub-acute program supporting young people transition to the community from inpatient psychiatric care, or to intervene early and prevent further deterioration that may lead to inpatient psychiatric care. A 20-bed 24 hours, 7 days a week residential recovery-focused service.

Your new role:

  • Work in a multidisciplinary team of lived experience and support workers, nurses and psychiatrists
  • Provide evidence-based direct clinical care such as family support, family counselling, mediation and psycho-education to young people and their families/carers accessing YPARC
  • Provide comprehensive mental health services that are youth friendly, family-inclusive, high-quality and evidence informed
  • Participate in and promote research, and provide education and training support for staff across YPARC
  • Be a knowledge resource for the Mental Health Family Work specialty and build the role of mental health Family Work within YPARC and the wider Orygen services

A multidisciplinary role open to Grade 4 Registered Mental Health Nurses and Grade 3 Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.

About you:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications – including training in family/systems therapy and/or approved qualifications in family therapy, mediation or equivalent
  • Experience in developing and delivering group programs for families/carers, including family support groups
  • Previous experience working in acute or sub-acute mental health or residential services
  • Demonstrated experience in psychological interventions would be desirable

What you’ll get in return:

  • AH3 / RPN4 + employed by Melbourne Health under Mental Health / Psychologists EBA + 10% super + salary packaging
  • Join us during this incredibly exciting time of growth and change – career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

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.  

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.
Please see link for position description:
Applications will close on 9 August 2022, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner.
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.


Job Salary

AH3 / RPN4 Mental Health / Psych EBA

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