Positions vacant

The following vacancies are now available at Cootharinga.

Occupational Therapist

This position is Part-time located at Townsville.

Cootharinga North Queensland is committed to providing the highest standard of service to support people with a disability.  Our vision is “Building a better world with people of all abilities.”  Cootharinga provides a family friendly supportive environment and is currently seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate individuals to fill the following position:

PART TIME OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - Allied Health Service - Minimum 20 hours per week

This role will provide you with opportunities to work in a variety of areas allowing the development of clinical skills and knowledge in a rewarding field. Cootharinga is committed to providing excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development and personal growth.   Limited travel throughout North Queensland will be required.  Please refer to the job description for further information.

Applications close 4.30pm, Friday, 28 November, 2014.

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Support Worker recruitment information

This position is Part-time, Casual located at Townsville, Cloncurry, Cairns, Mackay, Tablelands, Mt Isa.

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.  Cootharinga conducts recruitments for support workers four times a year, eg, February, May, August and October/November.  Applications for our February recruitment will be available on this website once a date is finalised.  Please watch for the position to be advertised in your location.

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 that you have a current C class driving licence.  Applicants need to be aware that these positions involve shiftwork.  Successful applicants who do not hold a Certificate III in Disability will be required to enrol in the Certificate III in Disability course upon commencement of employment.  It is expected the qualification will be gained within 12 months.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.





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