- Job posted on: 19th Jan 2021
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Healing the past, nurturing the future.
Our vision is for refugee survivors of persecution to live lives liberated from the harms of torture, trauma and human rights injustice. We exist to nurture meaningful futures by assisting refugee survivors to heal, belong and thrive in our community.
In all our work, survivors of torture and trauma come first.
We believe in meaningful futures.
We are committed to healing being a journey of growth across mind, body and spirit.
We don’t give up.
We understand that healing requires time, patience and courage for individuals, families and communities.
We believe that to heal and belong are human rights.
We collaborate to build opportunities so that survivors of torture and trauma can belong and thrive in our community.
The primary purpose of this role is to provide recovery focused therapeutic intervention with children, young people and their families who are refugee survivors of torture and/or trauma.
The role of a Counsellor Advocate involves assessment, counselling, psychoeducation, client focused advocacy and occasional therapeutic group work.
We are looking for a Counsellor who is passionate about recovery from trauma for children and young people from a refugee background. We value the ability to engage clients in healing across mind, body and spirit. You will be compassionate, patient and courageous in managing a range of vulnerabilities experienced by our clients and their families. We believe in cultural respect. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working with clients from many cultural and religious backgrounds.
Should you wish to talk with someone about this position, please contact Katie Brooker (Team Leader, Child and Youth Counselling Team) on (07) 3391 6677 or KatieBrooker@qpastt.org.au using the subject line: Counsellor Advocate enquiry via EthicalJobs.