Career Opportunities

Senior Software Engineer | Research Assistant | Health Promotion Project Manager | Health Coach (Counsellor) | Internships

About Us:

Hello Sunday Morning has grown into the world’s largest online community of people supporting each other to change their behaviour around alcohol. We offer early intervention programs to help people change the way they drink, complimented by clinical research to enhance our service provision in the drug and alcohol field. We partner with highly regarded research organisations to produce research which contributes to the evidence-base for online alcohol interventions and supportive programs.

Hello Sunday Morning is an innovative digital health charity pioneering an innovative approach to help people change their relationship with alcohol. The Daybreak program offers clients professional, data-enabled, human health coaching, robust peer support, an engaging and interactive health curriculum, and smart technology to monitor and enhance their progress.

Why work here?

  • One of Australia’s most innovative not-for-profit organisations helping people towards a better drinking culture.
  • Vibrant workplace culture with a strong sense of community and inclusion.
  • We proactively foster career development and invest in professional development to build on your existing clinical research skills.
  • We have a strong remote working and flexible working culture that allows work to fit into your busy life outside of work!
  • Convenient office in Surry Hills near Central.
  • We love dogs. Bring your dog to work!

Senior Software Engineer

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join the team working on the Daybreak Health Program. Daybreak is the most advanced alcohol support program in the market and is making waves in the health industry by beating established treatment methods.

Position: Full time (negotiable)
Level: Senior

Why work with us:

Hello Sunday Morning helps people change their relationship with alcohol. Only 1 in 4 Australians get the professional support needed when their drinking habits become problematic. By leveraging technology, our Daybreak Health Program helps thousands of people, not only in Australia but all over the world, to improve their lives and the lives of the people around them.

We are a small, friendly, and very motivated organisation in the heart of Surry Hills. We offer amazing flexibility and the incomparable benefit of working to make a real and direct impact in people’s lives.

What you’ll do:

We use Go lang, React-Native/Redux, AWS and Google Cloud. We will prioritize candidates in both Go land and Reactive JS Frameworks, but only Go lang is a requirement. Machine Learning and the Python Data Stack (Python+Pandas+scikit/tensorflow) is bonus points, if you don’t have any M.L. experience and want some, this is where you can get it.

You will be in charge of our API, and be responsible for source code control and software release activities. You may also be asked to work on our WordPress site, or React-Native clients.

We also appreciate willingness to learn and work up and down the stack, supporting the front-end team continuously. We’ll expect you to be proactive, bring ideas and collaborate on finding the most efficient solutions. You have a positive attitude towards challenges and can deal well with stress and deadlines. You can work independently in a self directed fashion, while being able to do pair coding or collaborate constantly and contributing to team goals.

Your skills:


5+ years of experience with software development 2+ years working with Go lang Comfortable with PHP/Wordpress Comfortable with JS Exposure ‘git’ revision control system, with knowledge of branching and merging strategies

Bonus points

Have experience with test automation tools Are comfortable with Linux, Unix or OSX Have commercial experience with RDMS systems Have exposure to Machine Learning Can work in Python/Pandas


Send us your C.V. and a brief overview of how you meet the requirements to

Research Assistant

  • Fixed Term for 12-36 months.
  • Part-time (30.4hours per week) or full-time (38 hours per week).
  • Salary: $60,000 – A$70,000 per year (plus 9.5% superannuation and charity tax concessions of $15,900 additional tax free). Total potential remuneration package of $83,050.

Role Description:

We are seeking a Research Assistant to contribute to our research and dissemination activities. Specifically, this role will involve principally working with the Research Director on a National RCT which focuses on understanding whether the impact of a Participatory Health Promotion Approach to Alcohol Use Problems is stronger with or without the support of qualified health coaches.

This role will also involve assisting with research administration on other projects as required. The Research Assistant will be involved with research participant follow-up and will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and a strong interest in program evaluation.

The role comes with a professional development budget to attend training and/or conferences.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Honours degree 2.1 or higher and/or post-graduate qualifications in psychology, public health, behavioural or social sciences.
  • A sound capacity to build rapport with vulnerable populations.
  • Interest in drug and alcohol research and knowledge of harm reduction principles.
  • Previous experience in collection, analysis and reporting of research data.
  • You should systematically address the selection criteria in your application.

To Apply

To get more details on the role or apply contact Lauren at

Application closes

Friday 4 May 2018

Full-time or Part-Time Health Coach (Counsellor)

Role Description:

Are you looking for the opportunity to work from anywhere in Australia, for a progressive and innovative company which specialises in using technology to support lasting alcohol behavior change?

Hello Sunday Morning is looking for a new full-time or part-time Health Coach to provide online intervention and support for members of our alcohol behaviour change program, Daybreak. This is a remote position, so you are able to work from our office in Sydney, or from any location in Australia.

Western Australian residents are encouraged to apply, however we are recruiting nationally.

As a Health Coach, you will use evidence-based techniques to support Daybreak members to change their relationship with alcohol, as well as managing any risk situations that arise, and contributing to projects and material for Hello Sunday Morning.

You will be part of a dynamic and experienced Coaching team, with regular supervision and access to professional development and flexible working arrangements. You will be a person who is motivated and able to work independently, with a passion for using evidence-based interventions to achieve excellent outcomes for clients.

Some information about Daybreak:

Every year, Daybreak supports tens of thousands of people to decrease their urge to drink and improve associated mental health symptoms after only two weeks in the program.

Daybreak is a program developed by our clinical team. Drinkers change an alcohol behaviour with peer support and 1-1 help with trained health coaches. Members have support to complete behaviour change experiments and set personal goals. Whether the goal is to cut back or abstain from drinking, Daybreak provides around-the-clock and tailored support. Please click here to view a short video about the Daybreak app.

The ideal candidate for this role has:

  • A post-graduate (Honours/Masters) qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or Nursing, or a Certificate III in AOD Counselling.
  • A background in AOD counselling or mental health (preferably both).
  • A high level of computer literacy, including Word and Excel, as well as online messaging services.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team.
  • A good understanding of risk management and client confidentiality in online settings.
  • Please do not apply if you do not meet these criteria or your application will not be considered.


  • Experience working in online or over the phone settings.
  • Ability to work over the weekends and outside of office hours (including Saturday/Sundays).
  • Training or experience in Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.
  • An interest in the use of technology to support behaviour change, and a desire to further your knowledge and experience in this field.

Your day to day role will involve:

  • Responding to messages from Daybreak members looking for support in changing their relationship with alcohol.
  • Pro-actively messaging members to offer Health Coaching services.
  • Assisting other team members with tasks such as testing new technology and providing advice and feedback for new projects.
  • Working with other Health Coaches to manage risk issues with members of Daybreak and help create systems and processes to ensure high quality care.
  • This role has an on-call component, with limited after-hours work required of each Health Coach, covered by the Health Services award.

The benefits of this role include:

  • Working for a socially progressive, flexible and innovative organisation that uses technology and the most recent evidence-based interventions to help its members.
  • Utillising flexible working arrangements such as working from home, working remotely and weekend work if interested.
  • Ongoing peer supervision with experienced AOD counsellors and psychologists, as well as the opportunity to attend CPD events paid for by HSM.
  • Having the opportunity to work closely with other teams including Marketing, Product and Support, and contribute to the development and improvement of the Daybreak application.
  • A great workplace culture with an emphasis on purpose and team environment.

To Apply

Contact for more information.

Application closes

Monday 30th April 2018


Hello Sunday Morning is continually seeking motivated and pragmatic individuals to help support the growing HSM community. If you'd like to work with a small energetic team while learning what it takes to operate a successful technology start-up, let us know.

Internships vary based on your availability and experience. As an intern at Hello Sunday Morning you will work closely with individual team members to assist with marketing and acquisitions, product development and user-engagement strategy.

If you are interested in joining the HSM team as an intern, please send us your CV with a little about you to