1800 Cootharinga

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

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As an employee of Cootharinga you are an integral member of the largest North Queensland based charity and quality service provider to people living in North Queensland with disabilities. There are over 900 people who utilise our services in North Queensland, providing supported accommodation services in Townsville, Cairns and Mackay. Cootharinga employs over 400 staff.

In Townsville we deliver disability support services to persons living with a disability residing in ten houses where supported accommodation is provided. In Cairns and The Tablelands we provide supported accommodation in three residence's and in Mackay we provide supported accommodation in four houses.

Cootharinga is a leading edge service provider in the disability sector being quality assured by two systems:
1- Disability Sector Quality System
2- ISO 9000:2008 Quality System

We are engaged in a series of partnerships with government, a founding member of a National Body – Ability First Australia with an affiliation to an International Body – Easter Seals.

We believe it is more than just market competitive salaries that are important in attracting the very best employees. At Cootharinga you will be rewarded with one of the most challenging and satisfying careers with the knowledge that you are supporting people that live with a disability. You will assist them to improve their quality of life, make their own decisions and reach their chosen goals.

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