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Reference Number 11733
Position Title Art Therapist
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Department Hummingbird House
Location Hummingbird House K-ESS
Classification WMQ Allied Health & Community Services Stream Enterprise Agreement 2018 - QSU Off Scale
Hours per Fortnight 30
Position Summary

Art Therapist


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see

Hummingbird House, Queensland's only children's hospice, operates as a medically supported 'home away from home' for children affected by a life limiting condition, and their families. The stand-alone purpose built facility offers 8 guest in care suites, 5 family accommodation units, and a unique after-death suite.

Underpinned by the notion of creating a 'warm embrace' for children and their families, the multidisciplinary team provides 24/7hr scheduled and emergency specialist care short break stays; pain and symptom management; care at the end of life; and support programs for the whole family. With strong connections locally, nationally and internationally with specialist paediatric palliative care services, Hummingbird House is an integrated community based service delivering flexible child and family centred care.  To find out more visit

The successful applicant will become a member of the multi-disciplinary Family Support team at Hummingbird House. They will creatively engage families & guests in achieving therapeutic family goals as well as sensitively offering memory making activities around care at end of life. They will also support other family support activities including parents' art groups and after death care. 

Under the broad direction of the Family Support Manager at Hummingbird House, the Art Therapist is responsible for delivering professional art therapy services within a family centred framework as a member of the Hummingbird House Family  Support team, to achieve well-being and psycho-social outcomes for guests and families who access services at Hummingbird House.

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.


For more information, please contact Elham Day on


Why you want to work with Wesley Mission Queensland 

Working alongside people who love what they do

Above Award pay

Salary Packaging

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Employee Assistance Program


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  WMQ values diversity and employee wellbeing, and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.


Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Elham DAY
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Closing Date 16/12/2019
Position Description
HH Art Therapist approved Sept 2019.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.