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  has the following vacancies

Role Description 

Role TitleClinical Supervisor
TeamProfessional Supervision Team
LocationBrisbane (occasional travel to regional Queensland may be required).
LevelLevel 7 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award ($97 001 – $101 131). Salary sacrificing available.
Reports toClinical Services Manager
ContractFull-time ongoing (negotiable to four days/week)
Clinical Supervisor full Position Description here

To apply for the above Clinical Supervisor position please submit by 10am Monday 15th July 2019

Counsellor Advocate positions

 

Role TitleCounsellor Advocate
TeamRegional Team
LocationToowoomba (travel to Brisbane is required on a fortnight basis and outreach to Gatton may be required)
LevelLevel 5 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award ($81905 – $86094). Salary sacrificing available.
Reports toRegional Team Coordinator
ContractFull-time ongoing (negotiable to four days/week)

PLEASE NOTE:l  THIS POSITION IS RE-ADVERTISED.  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

Toowoomba Counsellor full Position Description here

To apply for the above Counsellor-Advocate position please submit by Monday 22nd July 2019.

 

 

Role TitleChildren and Youth Counsellor Advocate (two positions)
TeamChildren and Youth Counselling Team
LocationBrisbane
LevelLevel 5 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award ($81905 – $86094). Salary sacrificing available.
Reports toChildren and Youth Team leader
ContractOne position:  Full-time ongoing (negotiable to four days/week)

One position:  Full-time Maternity Leave 12 month contract (negotiable to four days/week)

Children and Youth Counsellor full Position Description here

To apply for the above Children and Youth  Counsellor position please submit by Monday 22nd July 2019.

 

Role TitleCounsellor Advocate 
TeamLogan and Gold Coast Team
LocationGold Coast (weekly travel to Logan and Brisbane is required)
LevelLevel 5 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award ($81905 – $86094). Salary sacrificing available.
Reports toLogan and Gold Coast Team Coordinator
ContractFull-time 7 month contract from mid August 2019.  Full time position can be 4 or 5 days a week.  Occasional out of hours work will be required. 
Gold Coast Logan Counsellor Advocate Position description here

To apply for the above Counsellor-Advocate position please submit by Monday 22nd July 2019.

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 looking for a Counsellor Advocate who is passionate about assisting 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. 

To apply for any of the above Counsellor Advocate position please submit by 10am Monday 22nd July 2019.  

  • Download and review the role description
  • Write a cover letter telling us how your character meets the role.
  • Provide a resume giving details of your previous work history.
  • Write a brief statement of no more than three pages addressing how you meet the requirements of the position

The role description for each position is available above. 
PLEASE SEND APPLICATIONS TO:  JobApplication@qpastt.org.au
For further information contact Stephanie Long stephanielong@qpastt.org.au or (07) 3391 6677