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Clinical Educator - Knowledge Translation


Job Description

  • Clinical Educators wanting to make a real difference
  • Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses
  • Well supported with career opportunity within a leading youth mental health organisation
  • Part-time / full-time fixed term contract until 30/06/22 with opportunity for further employment
  • Generous NFP Salary Packaging and flexible work/life balance arrangements

The Opportunity

The Knowledge Translation division are seeking a Clinical Educator to join their dynamic team of clinicians and academics who contribute their skills and knowledge to the service innovation, workforce development and research translation initiatives of Orygen.

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 share Orygen’s values of respect, accountability, teamwork, excellence and innovation, then we would love you to apply for our Clinical Educator role! 

About 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.

The role and your impact

Part time / full time (0.5 – 1.0 FTE) position available until 30 June 2022, with opportunity for further employment.

In collaboration with the Knowledge Translation team and other teams across Orygen, the Clinical Educator’s primary purpose will be to plan, develop and deliver evidence-based workforce development resources and programs to the youth mental health workforce.

The tasks and responsibilities of a Clinical Educator will vary over time depending on the skills, knowledge and experience of the individual Clinical Educator and the range of initiatives and projects in Youth Mental Health currently being undertaken by the division.

Salary and benefits

Depending on your skills and experience, a salary of $95,000 - $110,000 p.a. (pro rata) 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 be successful in this role and to be considered, you will need have tertiary qualifications in clinical psychology, occupational therapy, mental health nursing or social work. In addition, you will bring:

·        Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency or equivalent registering authority.

·        A youth-friendly, optimistic and professional approach to work and a passion and commitment to achieving positive change in Youth Mental Health.

·        An advanced level of skill in youth mental health clinical practice, including assessment, case formulation and intervention across a range of diagnostic categories, demonstrated experience at a senior clinician/clinical coordinator or extensive clinical experience within an autonomous role.

·        A robust knowledge of the rationale, current evidence base and treatments for early intervention in youth mental health.

·        Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate knowledge transfer and training activities for the youth mental health workforce. 

·        Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of consultation processes and issues related to provision of consultation to external agencies.

·        Ability to effectively lead, develop, implement and evaluate projects.

·        Experience, interest and knowledge of research and its role in knowledge development and service improvement

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 Caroline Crlenjak at caroline.crlenjak@orygen.org.au for a confidential discussion.

How to apply

Please refer to the position description and submit your resume and cover letter to careers@orygen.org.au, using the subject line ‘Clinical Educator’ followed by your ‘full name’. 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 18 April 2021, 11:55 PM AEDT.

You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Orygen may close the advertisement before the closing date.

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 strategic commitment to partner with First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people. We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.

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