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Guess the Easter Eggs

Guess the Easter Eggs

CLOSED Guess how many Easter Eggs are in the jar for your chance to WIN and TAKE IT HOME! *T & C - winner (closest guess or first actual correct guess) will be notified privately on Wednesday 13th April, 2022. Winner wins the jar and contents only (other items...

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Auslan Course

Auslan Course

Ever wanted to learn Auslan???We are hosting an Auslan courseStart date - April 19th 2022 for 9 weeks (end date 14th June 2022)Day & Time Tuesday 6 - 8pm 11 Grove St AthertonCost = $250.00p/pREGISTRATION CLOSED!Register now to secure your spot. We require a...

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2020-2021 Annual Community Impact Report

2020-2021 Annual Community Impact Report

We held our AGM last week.   Please take the time to have a read of our Annual Community Impact Report, and celebrate with us our accomplishments and the impact we have had, after another challenging year. A snap shot of the year that was…  2020/2021  ...

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Trivia night

Trivia night

Thank you for your support!!! We raised $2,091.70 toward our extension. If you couldn't make it and would like to make a donation please head to our 'donate' tab on our home page. Lock it in!!! Friday 19th November at 6.30 Atherton International Club for our Trivia...

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Introducing The Gnomies

Introducing The Gnomies

We are excited to introduce you to... (from left to right) 'Gnomeo' who has Autism 'Geri Gnomess' who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair (named after actress Geri Jewell who has cerebral palsy) 'Sherlock Gnomes' who is vision impaired and his assistance dog 'Mr...

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Walk & Roll-a Thon 2021

Join us for ourColour 'n' Walk & Roll-a thon FUNdraiser. WHEN: Saturday 10th July, 9am - 12noon WHERE: Atherton Showgrounds There will be mini markets, cars & bikes, colour run, walk & roll-a thon, mini olympics, Sausage Sizzle, great coffee and lots of...

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HUGE THANKS to Lions Club of Atherton Inc The meat raffle for July has been run and won by Ken Tait. 🙌The charity for July was US... Tableland Community Link🙌🏽 All monies raised go to ‘The Grove’ our activity centre to fund activities, equipment, events or opportunities for people with a disability or mental illness in our community. Drumroll.... 🥁$1000 was donated back to us. 🤩On the last Friday each month you will see the Lions club and the designated Charity out selling tickets at the local pubs & clubs. Thanks to the community for your ongoing support ❤ August is Tinaroo Rural Fire Brigade Cross Custom Meats #fundraising#meatraffle#lions#inclusion#thegrove ... See MoreSee Less
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It was great to join in on this wonderful event. Thanks ECHO we look forward to more classes in future 🙌🏽 🖼 🎨❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Dancing 💃 Queen 👑🎤❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Employment Opportunites

. Hello… is it YOU we’re looking for??
TCL is a not-for-profit organisation in Atherton Nth Qld. We support people with disabilities or mental illness in our community.
We strive to provide our clients with support in an understanding, flexible and empathetic way.
We are always seeking great support workers to join our awesome team. Out team are a diverse bunch from all walks of life. Starting rate is currently $36.50/hr 
Qualifications not necessary (we will train you) but the following are a must….

Essential

  • Perform tasks to support the health, hygiene and general well-being of clients including personal care
  • Assist clients to achieve their goals though individual support plans
  • Perform a range of household tasks with clients which can range from cooking meals, cleaning, shopping to assisting with bathing
  • Support clients to access their community and attend medical appointments

More essential:

  • COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKERS IN HEALTHCARE
    A worker in healthcare must not enter, work in, or provide services in a healthcare setting unless the worker in healthcare complies with the COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

    The COVID-19 vaccination requirements are that : by 15 December 2021, a worker in healthcare has received the prescribed number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and provide evidence of such. 

  • A current Disability Worker Screening Clearance Card & Blue Card (working with Children) is required before you can commence work
  • Current Senior First Aid and CPR qualifications
  • Mobile Phone
  • Current unrestricted Manual Queensland Drivers Licence and own a registered, comprehensively-insured vehicle

Most essential:

  • A strong desire to have a positive effect on people with disabilities and mental illness, and a commitment to supporting and promoting their individual needs, skills, abilities and personal goals
  • Availability and willingness to work any day or time of the week or weekend.* Due to the nature of the support we provide, shifts can be office hours, evenings, sleepovers and/or weekends.
  • Personal qualities – reliable, trustworthy, resilient, a team player, self-confident and of course you must possess empathy
  • Working with vulnerable people, it’s important you have no health issues that will affect you carrying out duties like pushing wheel chairs or exercising.
  • It is currently mandate that all disability staff show evidence they are fully vaccinated against Covid -19

If you’re still reading and believe you possess all the necessary essentials for this position and have a passion for improving the lives of others, please bring your resume into our office at 11 Grove St, Atherton.

Do you possess these qualities?

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The Gap

The Gap

2020 THE GAP (Grove Accommodation project) enters design stage.

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Staying Focused

TCL has remained true to its original vision and purpose, maintaining the philosophy that people with a disability have every right to the same...

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COVID Lockdown

COVID Lockdown

2020 – Covid-19 severely affect our organisations ability to provide supports to venerable community during lockdown. The Grove is utilised to...

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Big Plans, Big Future

Big Plans, Big Future

2019 – After much discussion with our committee and community groups preliminary planning commenced for a housing project focusing on challenges...

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2019 Award Winners

2019 Award Winners

2019 Winner of the 2019 TRC Business Excellence Sustainability Contribution Award – Implements initiatives that have a positive community impact,...

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NDIS Rollout

NDIS Rollout

In July 2019 NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) rolled out in Qld. All clients fully rolled into the NDIS scheme by March 2019.

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The Grove Opened

The Grove Opened

The Grove opened in Nov 2018. A purpose built centre for our clients and others in the community. Read more about it here

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Movie Night

Movie Night

Aug 2018 – we worked with Maize festival ambassador Sharee Andrew and held a Movie night. We hope to make this an annual/ biannual event.

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Drop-in Centre

In 2010, TCL was offered free use of a room at the old primary school in the centre of Atherton by the Lions Club. This has been converted into an...

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Wheelchair Rally

The 'Wheelchair Rally' was run in 2006 and 2008 as a community disability-awareness activity.

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Annual Reports