Bravehearts is Australia’s Employer of Choice in Child Protection. Working with Bravehearts means working with a dedicated, multidisciplinary team who share your goal of improving the future for Australian children and their families.
Qualified and passionate staff are attracted to Bravehearts’ culture where success is celebrated, life balanced and self-care is expected. There are a number of benefits of working with Bravehearts including:
With offices across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, Bravehearts actively recruits staff to support our Vision of making Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child.
Frontline staff undertake activities falling under the Three Piers’ to Prevention: Educate, Empower, Protect. Staff undertake these activities in a range of professions such as psychologists, educators, social workers, lawyers, trainers, case managers and researchers.
The work of these team members is supported by our Enable pier including finance, administration and human resource professionals as well as a team of Community Engagement specialists in fundraising, events, marketing and communications.
Bravehearts is currently looking for dedicated people to fill the roles listed below. All our vacancies are also listed on SEEK.com.au Please note that we do not accept applications from, nor use, recruitment agencies.
You are encouraged to carefully read the position description before applying. We have clear guidelines for the required skills, education and knowledge for all of our positions. We are an equal opportunity employer and will employ on merit.
All written applications require a covering letter (tell us why YOU are the best person for the job). We also expect an up-to-date resume, which includes details of your previous employment and qualifications.
We will ensure you are notified via email receipt to say we have received your application. Due to the number of applications we receive, please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted further.
PLEASE NOTE: You will need to obtain a National Police Certificate and Working with Children Blue Card to work at Bravehearts. Facilitation of these will be handled by Bravehearts at no charge to you.
If you are not qualified to fill the positions advertised, or there are no vacancies currently available, why not consider volunteering?
The Intake and Support Line Counsellor is Bravehearts frontline service for the community. The main role is to
be the first point of contact for our service to help identify and address the caller’s needs. The role collects
relevant information pertaining to children, young people, adults and families who have been affected by, or
at risk of being affected by child sexual assault, and who would like to undertake counselling at Bravehearts
or who would like to be referred to a more suitable service.
The role also acts as a referral point to other services provided by Bravehearts i.e. Case Management, Turning
Corners, Education and Training as well as other enabling functions of the Bravehearts business.
Full-time/Part-time (Various Locations)
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To provide counselling to children, young people, adults and their families who have experienced, or may be at risk of,child sexual assault, while working within an established framework based on the knowledge of best practice principles. Practitioners are responsible for ensuring the delivery of their counselling is consistently of the highest standard. Other duties of the role include administration associated with processing counselling service receipts, telephone crisis counselling, undertaking psychological assessments, maintaining case notes, delivering training and undertaking regular supervision.
Full-time Contract (SEQ)
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To provide evidence based clinical treatment to young people aged 12 – 17 and non-offending adult their family members. Clients will be provided with face-to-face counselling, case planning, group work, individual and family therapy sessions as deemed appropriate. The Turning Corners Clinician will apply approved assessments, develop case plan formulations and apply best practice treatments for young people and their families who have experienced, or may be at risk of experiencing harmful sexual behaviour. The Turning Corners Clinician will always work within an established framework based on the knowledge of evidence based best practice principles within this specialisation of trauma. Other duties of the role include conducting home risk assessments, case consultation to other agencies, undertaking psychological assessments and reports for the purpose of Child Safety and Youth Justice case conferences, maintaining case notes, delivering training (which may include some travel)and undertaking regular supervision.