Positions vacant

The following vacancies are now available at Cootharinga.

Support Worker

This position is Part-time, Casual located at Townsville.

Cootharinga North Queensland is seeking enthusiastic and passionate individuals who are committed to providing the highest standard of service to support people with a disability. 

Your role would be:
• 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

A career with Cootharinga offers you good rates of pay, flexible working hours, opportunities for training and career progression, regular supervision and appraisals. 

It is essential to have a Certificate III in Disability or to commit to obtaining one within 12 months of employment.

Applicants need to be aware that these positions involve shiftwork.  Applicants successful at interview will be required to attend training in Townsville 18-22 August 2014.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Support Worker

This position is Part-time, Casual located at Cloncurry, Mt Isa.

Cootharinga North Queensland is seeking enthusiastic and passionate individuals located in Mt Isa and Cloncurry who are committed to providing the highest standard of service to support people with a disability. 

Your role would be:

• 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

A career with Cootharinga offers you good rates of pay, flexible working hours, opportunities for training and career progression, regular supervision and appraisals. 

It is essential to have a Certificate III in Disability or to commit to obtaining one within 12 months of employment.

It is essential that you have a current C class driving licence.  Applicants need to be aware that these positions involve shiftwork.

Applicants successful at interview will be required to attend training from 18-22 August 2014 in Townsville.  Cootharinga will pay for travel and accommodation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 4.30pm Wednesday 30 July, 2014.  Please quote Job Reference number TV20143073.


 

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Support Worker

This position is Part-time, Casual located at Mackay.

Cootharinga North Queensland is seeking enthusiastic and passionate individuals who are committed to providing the highest standard of service to support people with a disability.  Your role would be:

• 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

It is essential to have a Certificate III in Disability or to commit to obtaining one within 12 months of employment.  A career with Cootharinga offers you good rates of pay, flexible working hours, opportunities for training and career progression, regular supervision and appraisals. 

It is essential that you have a current C class driving licence.  Applicants need to be aware that these positions involve shiftwork.

Applicants successful at interview will be required to attend training in Townsville 18-22 August 2014.  Cootharinga will pay for travel and accommodation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 4.30pm Wednesday 30 July, 2014.  Please quote Job Reference Number TV20143072

 

 

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Upholsterer/Sewing Machinist (Job Ref TV2014018) - Negotiable - Employee or Contractor

This position is Part-time located at Townsville.

Cootharinga is currently looking to fill the role of:

UPHOLSTERER / SEWING MACHINIST
Part Time - (16 hours pw)

Negotiable - Employee or Contractor

Cootharinga North Queensland provides services to people with a disability in North Queensland.

We are looking to recruit an Upholsterer/Sewing Machinist for our Rehabilitation and Technology Service based in Townsville.

The successful applicant will work with Cootharinga’s RTS team to provide upholstery/sewing of items for use in rehabilitation equipment and customised seating, primarily wheelchairs.

Cootharinga is looking for an experienced and/or qualified person with an upholstery/sewing background. It is highly desirable for the successful applicant to have an interest or experience working with people with a disability.

A current ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence, acceptable under Queensland Legislation, is essential.  A Pre-employment Functional Assessment will be necessary, prior to appointment.  The successful applicant will also be required to undertake a Disability Services Criminal History Screening Check and Working with Children Check.

Applications close 4.30pm, Friday 1 August, 2014

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