Jobs

QPASTT staff have a range of professional backgrounds including psychology, social work, community development, teaching and education, management and administration.

In recognition of the demanding nature of work with survivors of torture and trauma, QPASTT is committed to providing its staff with the best possible range of support including supervision, debriefing, regular training and professional development opportunities.

QPASTT currently employs staff in full and part time roles and our Code of Conduct outlines our expectations of staff.

To learn more about what it means to current and past employees of QPASTT to work here, read this interview which captures what is often hard to put into words about our work with people of refugee backgrounds.


QPASTT currently has the following job vacancies.

Toowoomba Counsellor

QPASTT has a vacancy in Toowoomba for a Counsellor working with refugee survivors of torture and trauma.  We are seeking a qualified counsellor interested in providing assessment, counselling and advocacy services for refugee survivors, predominantly vulnerable women and children. Relevant tertiary counselling qualifications and experience are essential.  The ability to work independently in an outreach office and to travel to Brisbane on a regular basis is required.  For enquiries about this position please contact Megan Leitz on 3391 6677 or meganleitz@qpastt.org.au.

To apply for this position, submit a brief resume giving details of your previous work history and a brief statement addressing the selection criteria by Monday 30th May 2016.

 Download Position Description

Please submit your application to:
Vickie Pastellas
Manager, People & Systems
QPASTT
PO Box 6254
FAIRFIELD QLD 4103 or Emailed to vickiepastellas@qpastt.org.au

Counsellor Central Queensland Region

QPASTT has a vacancy for a regional Counsellor working with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma. The position may be based in Rockhampton, Biloela or Gladstone.  We are seeking a qualified counsellor interested in providing assessment, counselling and advocacy services for refugee survivors.  Relevant tertiary counselling qualifications and experience are essential.  The ability to undertake outreach work and to travel to Brisbane on a regular basis is also required.  For enquiries about this position please contact Megan Leitz on 3391 6677 or meganleitz@qpastt.org.au.

To apply for this position, please submit, by Wednesday 1st June, the following documentation:

  • a brief resume giving details of your previous work history and,
  • a brief statement addressing the selection criteria in the Position Description.

 Download Position Description

Please submit your application to:
Vickie Pastellas
Manager, People & Systems
QPASTT
PO Box 6254
FAIRFIELD QLD 4103 or Emailed to vickiepastellas@qpastt.org.au

Administration Officer – Locum Position

QPASTT has a vacancy for an Administration Officer. This is a locum position for 12 months with the potential to increase to 18 months. The position is based across two locations: Woolloongabba and Logan.  We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced worker, preferably from a refugee background, to work within an existing multidisciplinary team.

For enquiries about this position please contact Vickie Pastellas on 3391 6677 or vickiepastellas@qpastt.org.au.

To apply, please submit the following documentation by Wednesday 1st June 2016:

  • a brief resume giving details of your previous work history and,
  • a brief statement addressing the selection criteria in the Position Description.

Download Position Description

Please note: applications which do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered.

Email applications to vickiepastellas@qpastt.org.au

Or mail to Vickie Pastellas
Manager, People & Systems
QPASTT
PO Box 6254
FAIRFIELD QLD 4103

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