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Job no: 0052079

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health

Salary: $73,669 - $99,964 (Level A)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super

A Research Assistant (RA) is required to work on a multi-component youth Bipolar disorder treatment program, based within the Parkville Clinic. The Bipolar early interventions using new digital technologies (BLEND) project is a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) of a new service model including evidence based pharmacological, psychological, digital and wellness interventions for youth with early stage Bipolar Disorder. The aims of the BLEND project are to determine the safety, feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of the BLEND model in treating early stages of bipolar disorder in young people compared with an enhanced model of standard care.

This appointment based at Orygen is an exciting opportunity to work with 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.

What we offer you

We offer flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care. We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, and we’ll support you in doing what you love!

If you’re curious, motivated and ready to undertake a meaningful and rewarding role we’re ready to meet you.

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.

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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.

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