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A career with Bravehearts means working with dedicated, multidisciplinary teams that share your goal of improving the future for Australian children. Qualified and passionate staff are attracted to Bravehearts’ culture, where success is celebrated, and life balance and self-care are expected. There are a number of benefits of working with Bravehearts including:

  • A culture of self-care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Paid birthday day off
  • Equal opportunities for all regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, culture or ethnic background
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development

Bravehearts employs a range of professionals to deliver our services, including psychologists, educators, social workers, lawyers, trainers, case managers, and researchers. The work of our service-delivery staff is supported by specialists in the areas of finance, administration, human resources, fundraising, events management, marketing, and communications.

Before applying for a role

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. Please email your covering letter and resume to Due to the number of applications we receive, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  • 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.
  • We do not accept applications from, nor use recruitment agencies.

Current vacancies

Advocacy and Support Services Manager

Parental Leave Contract (November 2020 – June 2021)
9 day fortnight, Springhill

The Advocacy and Support Services Manager oversees the day to day running of Beyond Brave Redress Support Service (‘Beyond Brave’) at the designated locations throughout South East Queensland and provides supervision and support to the Beyond Brave team of 4.

Although this role is based at Springhill, travel is expected to Arundel and Strathpine offices on a weekly basis. A Bravehearts car accompanies this position.

More about the National Redress scheme:

The National Redress Scheme provides acknowledgment and support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse. It was created in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, which estimated that 60,000 people experienced institutional child sexual abuse in Australia.

Bravehearts is proud to offer free and confidential support to anyone applying to the scheme.

To find out more about this great opportunity check out the Full Position Description.

 Please apply via Seek



Full-time, starting as soon as possible.

Reporting to the Arundel Therapeutic Services Coordinator you will provide counselling for children, young people and their families who have experienced, or may be at risk of child sexual assault. 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 and/or online counselling, undertaking psychological assessments, maintaining case notes, delivering training and undertaking regular supervision.

To find out more check out the Full Position Description.

 Please apply via Seek

Business Development Manager – Training & Advisory Services

Arundel (Gold Coast), flexible hours, 12 month fixed term contract

Are you an experienced sales superstar looking for a meaningful role? Do you thrive in creating new relationships? Are you looking for more balance and impact?

Reporting to the National Child Protection Training Manager, the Business Development Manager – Training and Advisory Services is tasked to reengage previous clients and generate new enquiries for Bravehearts online and face to face training services.

To find out more check out the Full Position Description

Please apply via Seek

Clinician: The Courage Project

Mackay (Queensland), Full-time, 2 year fixed term

The Courage Project is a new collaboration between Bravehearts and Mackay Women’s Services (MWS) to provide a  trauma informed mental health service for children under 14 years old who have and/or are experiencing physical and/or sexual abuse/assault and at risk of self-harm in the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac area. The Courage Project brings together over 45 years of collective experience protecting children and young people.


As a Clinician for the Courage Project you will provide trauma-informed mental health services for children under 14 years old who have experienced physical and/or sexual abuse and/or assault; and are at risk of self-harm; in the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac area. Clinicians are responsible for ensuring the delivery of their counselling and practice is consistently of the highest standard.  Other duties of the role include administration associated with face to face counselling, telephone and/or online counselling, undertaking psychological and other assessments, maintaining case notes, delivering training and participating in regular supervision.

To find out more check out the Full Position Description.

Please apply via Seek

I enjoy working within an organisation where I make a difference every day.
– Bravehearts Team Member

Dear valued clients and supporters,

As we experience an unprecedented global pandemic and the spread of the coronavirus continues to gain momentum globally, the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients is, and always has been, Bravehearts’ highest priority. The situation regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) locally and around the world is changing daily.

Bravehearts will continue to provide counselling and support services to all existing and new clients via face to face and video counselling.

We continue to accept and action new referrals for all services. Anyone wanting to access our services can call Bravehearts on 1800 272 831. People can still be referred by calling or by filling out an online referral form.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Bravehearts’ COVID-19 response plan, please call 1800 272 831.