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.

Open call for expressions of interest in the following positions: 

 

Counsellor/Advocate

 

Putting refugee survivors of torture and trauma first guides everything that we do at QPASTT. 

We value kindness and dignity and we believe in positive futures.  We don’t give up because we understand that healing requires time, patience and courage for individuals, families and communities.   We believe that recovery from trauma is about justice and we strive to build opportunities so that survivors of torture and trauma can thrive and belong in our community.

Who we are looking for?

We are interested in receiving an expression of interest for Counsellor/Advocate position across our service regions to have a pool of potential applicants to contact should there be contract or permanent opportunities we need to fill. QPASTT currently has Counsellor/Advocate staff in Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Townsville and Cairns.

We are looking for suitable qualified (minimum degree level qualification) with aptitude or experience in providing trauma recovery therapeutic interventions for individuals, families or groups. Please see position description Generic Counsellor/Advocate

What can we offer you?

When you join QPASTT, you are getting more than just a job!   You are gaining the opportunity to be at the heart of an organisation which believes that healing is a human right. 
You will be working with a group of people who really care about recovery from torture and trauma and want people from a refugee background to have the best opportunity to fully establish their life in Australia. 

To express your interest please submit your application with the following information:

  • A cover letter of no more than one page, which includes a response to Character in the position description and an indication of which location you would consider working.
  • A resume giving details of your previous work history.
  • A brief statement of no more than two pages addressing how you meet the requirements of the position. Please provide specific examples.

For enquiries about this Counsellor Advocate opportunities, please contact Stephanie Long, Direct Services Manager on 07 3391 6677 or stephanielong@qpastt.org.au

PLEASE SEND APPLICATIONS TO:  JobApplication@qpastt.org.au
 

Clinical Supervisor

 

Who we are looking for?
 

We are looking for a Clinical Supervisor who is passionate about supporting staff who assist individuals, families and communities to recover from trauma. You will have a depth of understanding of the complexities of trauma recovery work in order to compassionately respond and foster a safe environment for staff to be supported.
What can we offer you?
 

When you join QPASTT, you are getting more than just a job!   You are gaining the opportunity to be at the heart of an organisation which believes that healing is a human right. 
You will be working with a group of people who really care about recovery from torture and trauma and want people from a refugee background to have the best opportunity to fully establish their life in Australia. 

 
If you are interested, please submit an Expression of Interest by sending:

  • A cover letter telling us how your character meets the role.
  • A resume giving details of your previous work history.
  • A brief statement of no more than two pages addressing how you meet the requirements of the position

Please see position description Clinical Supervisor

If your expression of interest meets the required criteria you will be contacted to arrange a time to discuss your interest further.
PLEASE SEND APPLICATIONS TO:  JobApplication@qpastt.org.au