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Cootharinga North Queensland

Cootharinga is seeking experienced Support Workers who are passionate about providing the highest standard of service to people with a disability.

  • Rewarding Career Path
  • Values Driven Organisation
  • Opportunities for training and career progression
Seeking Experienced Disability Support Workers

Cootharinga North Queensland is a quality service provider that has been supporting people living with disabilities in North Queensland for over 68 years and is now an aged care registered provider. Cootharinga North Queensland is one of the most experienced community and disability support providers in North Queensland. Our purpose is tailoring solutions to assist people to live the life they want.

Cootharinga North Queensland’s business is growing and is seeking experienced support workers to meet our customer demands.   

Our Regions include Mackay, Townsville, Cairns, Mount Isa, Normanton and Croydon

Your role is:
  • to focus on people achieving their goals
  • to use your imagination and skills to engage others
  • to make others smile
  • to make the most of the time you have to provide positive social interactions
  • to work from the heart
  • to connect with a range of people in many areas of the community
  • to work within a team whilst recognising the skills and abilities of others
  • to remove pre-conceived ideas that limit participation in daily living  
Applicants need to be aware that these positions involve shift work and may involve multiple shifts of varying duration's throughout the day. 

Following are the mandatory requirements for this position:  

Must be able to display minimum of 1 year experience in Disability Support or similar role AND/OR
Possess Certificate III or higher in Individual Support
AND
Currently hold a Working with Children - Blue Card and Disability Services Criminal History Screening - Yellow Card


Other mandatory requirements include
  • Working entitlements in Australia
  • A current 'C' Class Driver Licence, acceptable under Queensland Legislation
  • Applicants are required to either possess or be willing to obtain a First Aid Certificate including CPR. 
  • Applicants required to undergo and pass Drug and Alcohol testing and a Pre-employment Functional Assessment
  • It is a condition of employment that you have a fully maintained smart phone or device with Wi-Fi access for work purposes
Cootharinga is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace and is committed to attracting and recruiting employees from diverse backgrounds.

To apply:  please complete our online application available on our website at: https://www.cootharinga.org.au/about-us/career-opportunities/