1800 Cootharinga

"Building a better world with people of all abilities!"

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A Great Place To Work


  • Flexible work arrangements that will meet the needs of customers and their families.
  • Flexible rosters and shift options. This can include flexible start and finish times if that fits in with roster requirements.
  • Part time and casual positions available.
  • Family and carer friendly workplaces and culture.

Competitive Salary and Superannuation

  • We offer competitive salaries with access to further benefits through generous tax-effective salary packaging arrangements.

Make a difference

  • Assist with volunteering duties at fundraising events.
  • Additional opportunities to volunteer outside regular business hours.

Leave Benefits

  • 20 days annual / 10 days personal leave.
  • Access to long service leave pro rata after 7 years – pro rata.
  • Up to two days of paid annual Disaster/Cyclone leave.

Supportive Environment

  • Manageable workloads.
  • A real commitment to workplace diversity.
  • Equal employment opportunities.
  • Clear organisational vision and strong set of values.

Work Close To Home

  • Work opportunities right across North Queensland (i.e. can transfer to other locations in the North Queensland region).
  • Variety of work in all locations.

Extensive Training & Professional Development

  • Comprehensive induction program.
  • Generous allocation toward professional development and further training may be available.
  • Access to paid study and exam leave may be available.
  • Annual Performance Agreement for every staff member.
  • Relevant professional or Clinical Supervision, as appropriate.
  • Annual Cootharinga Staff Conference.
  • Overseas study tours, in association with Easter Seals (USA).


  • Employee Assistance Program, including counselling on personal issues.
  • Subsidised flu vaccinations.
  • Commitment to a safe work environment.
  • Safe Work Australia Week activies.
  • Fit for work policy.

Get On Board



Join the team!
Find out about our current paid vacancies.

Training Room

Training &

We offer a range of cost effective options to support those in our industry.


How To

Volunteers helped make Cootharinga what it is today. You can too!