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Careers at SPM


It is a privilege to work at Sprout alongside affirmative clinicians with a wide range of expertise. I have always felt very supported in my role and reasonable times are always provided to help me to get my admin-related work completed during work hours. The work culture at Sprout is inclusive, positive, flexible, and most importantly, everyone here feels like family. We always take care of one another and if you love food, that’s a bonus because our pantry and fridge are always stocked with snacks and even freshly cooked food! 

Bree Ong, Psychologist (Paediatric Team)

At Sprout Psychology, we are a tight-knit team of warm and passionate therapists who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals and families. With years of combined experience, diverse backgrounds, and exposure to different settings and countries, we are a rapidly growing force in the industry.

By actively engaging with the community and adopting an open-minded and reflective approach to our interventions and assessments, we have gained a reputation as a Neurodiversity Affirmative Practice that excels in neurodivergence assessments.

We are seeking clinicians who are eager to learn and embrace the Neurodiversity Affirmative Paradigm. For more information on this approach, you can read about it here.

We have a paediatric team of 2 child and clinical psychologists and 3 provisional psychologists. We are constantly seeking new team members to join us:

  • Child Psychologist (Registered)- with prior experiences to provide child-centred intervention and therapeutic support. A background in art therapy, play therapy, music therapy, and behavioural support will be beneficial. The ideal candidate will be required to complete autism, ADHD, and / or in learning assessments to the highest professional standards. Our director provides supervision to both internal and external psychologists, as well as provisional psychologists. She has a strong reputation in the field of autism assessments and works closely with clinicians to support them through the assessment reporting process.


We currently have 4 psychologists and 1 provisional psychologist overseeing our adolescent and adult team. As the demand for adult autism assessments has grown significantly in recent years due to increased awareness, self-understanding, and a desire for formal diagnoses, we are seeking to expand our team. Sprout Psychology is currently offering the following employed position:

  • Psychologist (Registered)We are currently seeking a clinician to provide adult assessments for autism. This will be an employed role with internal support from our director, who specializes in NDIS applications for autism and has experience with legal matters related to autistic individuals, such as the Victims of Crime and Workcover. Her therapeutic and gentle approach is designed to support clients' positive self-discovery, act as their advocate, and conduct differential diagnoses. The ideal candidate for this role would have a strong desire to develop a deep understanding of the holistic wellbeing of autistic individuals, including emotional regulation, self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, and occupational needs. Experience in therapy/counseling with adults is required.

Our office holds up-to-date and comprehensive test kits including:

  • ADOS-2

  • MIGDAS-2


  • BASC-3, BRIEF-A, BRIEF-P, BRIEF-2, Vineland-3

  • SRS-2, SPM-2

  • LEITER-3 

We have an extensive library of books, fidget tools, games, and art materials (children, adolescents, and adults, including parents, love them).

Sprout Psychology Melbourne has moved to 369 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125. Our new clinic has been professionally renovated by ICON Interiors, incorporating the latest acoustic control technology to create a tranquil and secure environment for both clients and clinicians. The design of our clinic is intended to set the mind at ease, providing a comfortable and calming atmosphere for all who enter.

We welcome early career and experienced psychologists to join our team. 

Unfortunately, we no longer accept applications from the 4+2 or 5+1 pathways.


August 2023

We are currently seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to join our esteemed team of psychologists at Sprout Psychology Melbourne. As a close-knit family of 13, we pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment where our clients receive the highest quality care. If you possess a strong commitment to excellence and a passion for helping others, we encourage you to submit your application and become a valued member.

About Us

At Sprout Psychology, we are more than just a team of therapists. We are a tight-knit family of warm and compassionate individuals dedicated to creating positive change in the lives of our clients. With our diverse team of 10 clinicians, we are rapidly becoming known for our innovative approach and exceptional outcomes.

What Makes Us Special 

We believe in embracing the Neurodiversity Affirmative Paradigm and encourage clinicians who are eager to learn and grow in this field to join our team. 

If you are fluent in more than one language, particularly if you are able to converse in any form of Chinese, we would highly value your presence on our team! Our clinic boasts a ratio of 80-90% multilingual families, and we take great pride in the cultural diversity and competency of our esteemed team members. Joining our team would provide you with an opportunity to contribute to our mission of fostering a culturally inclusive environment.

Registrar Program Available

We have Board Approved Supervisors on board and provide the pathway for those seeking Ed&Dev Endorsement (training agreement can be discussed).

Joining Us

Joining our team means working closely with our experienced director and team of psychologists. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other clinicians and receive support throughout the assessment and reporting process, ensuring the best possible outcomes for our clients. If you have a background in art therapy, play therapy, music therapy, or behavioral support, we particularly encourage you to apply.

We are also expanding our adult team to meet the growing demand for adult autism assessments. Our experienced psychologists provide comprehensive assessments for autism in adults and applications for NDIS. If you are currently working in paediatrics and wish to transition to adult assessments, this role offers the support and opportunity you've been looking for.

Our Commitment to Your Growth

At Sprout Psychology, we believe in investing in our team members' continuous professional development. We offer a supported grant of $1,200 per year (for full-time positions) to help you pursue your ongoing learning and growth. We also provide an allowance for report writing hours, recognizing the importance of high-quality, efficient report writing. Regular staff meetings and group supervision sessions ensure that communication and collaboration thrive within our team.

Our Clinic

Located at 369 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, our newly renovated clinic provides a tranquil and secure environment for both clients and clinicians. Professionally designed with the latest acoustic control technology, you will feel welcomed and comfortable from the moment you step through our doors. Our comprehensive range of up-to-date test kits, extensive library of resources, and diverse therapeutic materials ensure that you have the tools you need to deliver exceptional care:

  • ADOS-2

  • MIGDAS-2


  • BASC-3, BRIEF-A, BRIEF-P, BRIEF-2, Vineland-3

  • SRS-2, SPM-2

  • LEITER-3 

  • MCMI

Our Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Flexible thinking and exceptional problem-solving skills

  • Independence and a commitment to upholding ethical standards

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively

  • Motivated and committed to continuous professional development

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficient report writing skills

  • Willingness to attend staff meetings and group supervision sessions

  • Current AHPRA registration, Working with Children Check, Professional Indemnity Insurance and Police Check

  • Completed Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology

  • Eligible for registration with Medicare

  • Ability to communicate in Mandarin and/or Cantonese will be a bonus!

If you possess these qualities and are eager to enhance your skills and knowledge in a supportive and collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Join our dedicated team at Sprout Psychology Melbourne and be a part of transforming lives. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey of professional growth and fulfillment.

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