Student Learning Equity Support Advisor The Cairnmillar Institute


Student Learning Equity Support Advisor

• Location: Hawthorn East 
• 8-10 hours/week

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We are seeking a student focused Student Learning Equity Support Advisor to join our collaborative and community focused workplace. The ideal candidate needs to align to our values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Professionalism and Collaboration. 

This role involves working with our students with identified disability or learning equity support needs and to ensure that they have equitable access to education. You will be the primary point of contact for these students who may be seeking general support, advice and assistance. You will also ensure students are linked to appropriate internal and external parties for further support when required. 

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Experience establishing Learning Access Plans 
  • A strengths-based approach in working with staff and teaching staff to put in place reasonable adjustments to meet student needs 
  • Demonstrated experience with assessing and monitoring the students to ensure the success of these arrangements
  • A confident and competent manner on the phone, in person and in written communications as well as enjoying helping people
  • Exceptional customer service and collaboration skills 
  • A relevant qualification in disability, health, or a community services related discipline. 

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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 psychological well-being of the community for over 60 years.

Cairnmillar is now one of the largest trainers of post graduate 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.

Application closing date: 8am, Monday 11 September, 2023.

For further information, please contact Professor Linda Byrne, Dean of Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy at [email protected] 

A Police Check will be required from the successful applicant as a condition of employment.

How to apply?

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

  • Cover letter
  • An up-to-date resume
  • Contact information for 2 referees.

Why join Cairnmillar:

  • Mix of on campus and work from home options available and 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.



The Cairnmillar Institute

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