Senior Psychologists, providing either Assessment, or Clinical Governance and Quality, or Child and Family leadership.

Due to growth in service demand we are seeking to fill several positions (full or part time) at our clinics (Hawthorn East, Dandenong, CBD and North Melbourne). These roles are responsible for providing high-quality psychology services to the clients and stakeholders of the Cairnmillar Institute. In addition, the roles lead and support the priorities of the clinical services, across all Cairnmillar sites, with a particular focus on assessment, child and family, and clinical excellence and governance.

About the Cairnmillar Institute:

The Cairnmillar Institute is a not-for-profit registered health promotion charity that has been providing high-quality professional education and accessible psychological services to promote the community's psychological well-being for over 60 years.

Cairnmillar is now one of the largest trainers of postgraduate psychologists and counsellors in Australia. We offer an excellent range of clinic services, postgraduate programs in psychology and counselling, and short courses and professional development for the broader community.

The roles:

The positions provide leadership to the Cairnmillar clinics – for both registered staff and students on clinical placement. Please refer to the Position Description for the Senior Psychologist roles.

Application closing date: Monday, 20 May 2024

For further information, please contact Kathryn von Treuer, Chief Executive Officer at  [email protected].


To apply: Please submit an application by email to [email protected] and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; and
  • An up-to-date resume.

Cairnmillar values diversity, inclusion and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply.

 Why join Cairnmillar:

  • A mix of on-campus and work-from-home options is available, and there is a supportive work environment.
  • A fun collaborative team focussed on professional development with continual on the job learning
  • Open door policy and a genuine focus on wellbeing
  • A purpose driven culture where respect, inclusion and diversity are priority
  • Salary packaging options.

Cairnmillar values diversity, inclusion and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply.

The Cairnmillar Institute promotes the following values: collaboration, compassion, integrity, professionalism and respect and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Cairnmillar is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce that reflects the community it serves.


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Acknowledgement of Country

The Cairnmillar Institute acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are meeting. We pay our respects to their Elders, past and present, and the Aboriginal Elders of other communities who may be here today.

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