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 vacancy

Asylum Seeker Engagement and Connection Practitioner

Role Title Asylum Seeker Engagement and Connection Practitioner
Team Moringa Counselling Services (Asylum Seeker) Team
Location Based in Brisbane (Woolloongabba) office with travel to other locations as required
Level Level 5 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award ($82,774.64 – $86,529.04 + leave loading and superannuation). Salary sacrificing available. 
Reports to Moringa Counselling Services (Asylum Seeker)  Team Leader
Contract Full time. Contract to 30/06/2021, with strong likelihood of extension, subject to 6-month probation.

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 5 pm on 7th March 2021.  Please email your application to

Should you wish to talk with someone about this position, please contact Jo-Ann Cochran, Moringa Counselling Services (Asylum Seekers) Team Leader on (07) 3391 6677 (Monday to Friday) or jo-ann