Research Fellow in Youth Early Psychosis
Work type: Fixed Term
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health (Orygen) is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.
At Orygen, our leadership and staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education 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.
The University of Melbourne has an agreement with Orygen for designated employees to be made available to undertake activities for Orygen, and this arrangement will apply to you. University employees working at Orygen are required at all times to continue to adhere to University policies, procedures, regulations and statutes, as well as to Orygen policies and procedures (including Orygen’s delegations of authority framework which can be found at http://staff.orygen.org.au/), but the University’s policies and procedures shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency. For the period of participating in activities at Orygen, you will be subject to the reasonable control and direction of Orygen. You consent to the University disclosing to Orygen your personal employment information solely for the purposes of facilitating your secondment to Orygen, and that such disclosure will not be a breach of any of your privacy rights.
This position will be working in the National Programs team, a branch of Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, at the University of Melbourne. Orygen has been contracted by the Department of Health to assist, support and guide the development of services that target young people with, or at risk of, first episode psychosis, particularly within the designated headspace centre nationally.
The successful applicant will lead small projects using existing national hYEPP data and will collaborate with the Australian Early Psychosis Program and headspace National office in relation to the fidelity measure and associated data requirements.
To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.
For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
PLEASE NOTE the application close date has changed.
Advertised: 02 May 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 26 May 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time