Mental Health Clinician – Youth Access Team Royal Melbourne Hospital


Mental Health Clinician – Youth Access Team

  • Career progression and development opportunities 
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist
  • Ongoing full-time (inc monthly ADOs) role | Based in Footscray
  • Rotating roster | Flexibility and work-life balance 

Your new team

Orygen Specialist Program provides mental health services to young people aged 15-25 and their families/carers in Melbourne’s northwest and western suburbs.

Forming part of the acute services, YAT provides youth triage, assessment, community treatment and crisis intervention mental health care response to young people.

Your new role


A multidisciplinary role open to Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Grade 2 Occupational Therapists and Psychologists. 

  • Provide triage, crisis interventions, mental health assessments, risk assessments, short-term treatment interventions and psychoeducation to young people and their families/carers
  • Triage new referrals to the service
  • Function autonomously as well as work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Provide inclusive and sensitive practice to young people and their families/carers from Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander, CALD and LGBTQIA backgrounds

About You:

  • Experience working in early intervention in mental health, youth mental health triage and/or EMH / CATT / ECATT / PACER
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical practice within mental health 
  • Experience working collaboratively with consumers and families/carers

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Program:

  • Join us during this inspiring time of growth and transformation – 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.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, please connect via the details below for a confidential discussion.


Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working with Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.



Royal Melbourne Hospital

Job Salary

Full time