Senior clinical Educator

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Senior clinical Educator

Job Description

  • Collaborate and develop initiatives to enhance and expand the youth mental health workforce
  • Be part of an innovative service committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people and their families
  • Use your knowledge, clinical and communication skills to support and build the capacity of other professionals

Orygen is a specialist youth mental health service, providing care for 15 – 25 years and their families in Melbourne’s NorthWestern suburbs.
The Orygen clinical training (OCT) service works to build the capacity of the youth mental health workforce through the development and delivery of innovative, high-quality evidence-informed training opportunities. The OCT team of clinical educators integrate knowledge and best practice models with extensive experience working across Orygen specialist programs, and seeks to include the lived experience of young people and their families where possible. The OCT team works collaboratively with all stakeholders to improve the delivery of mental health and wellbeing services to young people and their families across Victoria.

Your new role:

  • Partner with OCT coordinator and Orygen clinical leaders to assess the needs and develop and lead initiatives to support and build the capacity of Orygen’s clinical workforce
  • Partner with other senior clinicians and professionals to develop high quality evidence-based training to support the youth mental health workforce across all levels of experience
  • Collaboratively develop strategies to support new initiatives to embed new skills and build sustainability across Orygen’s clinical workforce
  • Develop initiatives to increase inclusion across capacity building activities, by including perspectives from young people and family members with lived experience of mental ill health, First Nations heritage, and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

About you:

  • You have at least ten years of experience in mental health, in multidisciplinary team environments, and have worked directly with young people and their families.
  • You have a relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Clinical Psychology or Mental Health Nursing.
  • You have a commitment to evidence-informed practice, adult education principles and the inclusion of young people and family perspectives.
  • You are passionate about improving young people and their families’ mental health and wellbeing through building the capacity of the youth mental health workforce.

Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital/NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Enjoy being part of an enthusiastic and supportive team, sharing your skills and knowledge with other professionals
  • Career progression and opportunities to suit your professional goals
  • 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, connect with us.
For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

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