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HEAL Community Practitioner (fixed-term)

In response to overseas conflicts, local Queensland communities are reporting increased social tension, racism and collective trauma. HEAL and QPASTT are providing immediate responses to those in need, including information and support to several school communities. This role has been created to perform two key functions:

  1. Deep engagement with local communities impacted by current overseas conflicts to undertake a needs analysis and provide recommended actions for HEAL, QPASTT, other community stakeholders and State Government.
  2. Create opportunities for place based HEAL support for families. HEAL support will seek to alleviate distress, social disruption and conflict through respectful engagement and activities that promote individual and community wellbeing in the current context.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in working with former refugees and survivors of persecution, war or conflict. They will possess a strong understanding of the social determinants of wellbeing including the impact of racism, discrimination and geo-political tension. The candidate will have demonstrated experience in working with communities to build resilience and social cohesion.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position to 31 December 2024. Part-time options will be considered. Out of hours work will be required.

Application Process

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  1. A cover letter detailing why you would like to work with QPASTT and how you meet the character requirements of the role.
  2. Your resume detailing professional experience and education.
  3. A brief response (no more than 2 pages) to the responsibilities and requirements of the role.

The final date to apply is by 5pm on Monday, 18 December 2023. Please email your application to

Should you wish to talk with someone about this position, please contact Sally Stewart, Co-CEO of QPASTT and HEAL, on 0478 709 990

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Team Leader Regional Services (North Queensland)

The primary purpose of this role is to lead, nurture and coordinate a team of multi-disciplinary practitioners to deliver high quality and impactful services to survivors of torture and trauma and ensure positive and productive relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Application Process

Applications close at 5 pm on Monday, 18th December 2023.  Please email your application to

  1. Please read the information for Applicants Document prior to applying for this role.
  2. Provide a copy of your resume including the details of 2 referees.
  3. Please answer the following questions (no more than 1 page per question).
    • What is your vision for this role?
    • How will your experience and skills benefit QPASTT?
    • How will your character fit the role?
    • How will your capabilities add value to QPASTT’s leadership team?

Should you wish to speak with someone about this role, please contact Tanya Van Bael, Senior Leader on or 07 3391 6677.

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QPASTT is committed to ensuring our workforce is representative of Australia and the communities we serve.  We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with lived refugee and migrant experience, to apply for roles with QPASTT.  We seek to ensure that QPASTT is a culturally safe and culturally responsive workplace for our employees.

QPASTT is committed to equal opportunity in employment. We will act to ensure an environment free from discrimination on the grounds of sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, age, marital status or pregnancy, family responsibilities, disability, and religious or political beliefs.

QPASTT is committed to the safety and protection of children, young people and vulnerable people in all areas of its work.

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