Ms Llainey Smith

GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Llainey is a research assistant at the National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University, and is an experienced researcher with expert skills in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Previously she worked as a research assistant with the Individual Differences and Computer Assessment Laboratory, University of Adelaide and as a Psychology Tutor in the School of Psychology, University of Adelaide.
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Adelaide, (2002)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology, University of Adelaide (2003)
  • Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors), University of Adelaide (2006)
Key responsibilities
Llainey has been a member of NILS since 2007. As a member of the NILS team, Llainey assists in various capacities with the numerous research projects carried out. She works closely with colleagues to assist in project work by conducting literature reviews, composing annotated bibliographies, and collecting and analysing both qualitative and quantitative data.
Research interests

Llainey's research at the National Institute of Labour Studies has primarily focussed around workforce profiling, with involvement in projects describing the aged care workforce, the gynaecological cancers workforce, and the community services workforce in Australia. Her role in these projects has been to conduct systematic literature reviews, and to collect and analyse qualitative information through interviews with workers.

Other recent projects that Llainey has worked on include a literature review into workforce development for National Disability Services, and a study into Resilience and the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Farm Families Experiencing Climate Variation in South Australia.