Expression of Interest - Casual Support Worker - All Regions

Cootharinga North Queensland

Cootharinga is seeking expressions of interest from passionate people to provide the highest standard of service to support people with a disability.

  • Rewarding Career Path
  • Values Driven Organisation
  • Opportunities for training and career progression
Cootharinga North Queensland is a quality service provider that has been supporting people living with disabilities in North Queensland for over 65 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 is seeking Expressions of Interests for enthusiastic and passionate staff who are committed to providing the highest standard of service to support people with a disability and aged care.

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 durations throughout the day. 

Following are the mandatory requirements for this position:  
  • 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. 
  • Support Workers are required to undergo a Disability Services (DS) Criminal History Screening (Yellow Card) and Working with Children Check (Blue Card). 
  • 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: www.cootharinga.org.au (Get Involved, Join Our Team).