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Supported Employment

Meaningful employment that enables people with a disability to refine their skills, achieve their dreams and live the life they want.

Here at Mercy Community, we believe employment is more than just a job. 

When an individual feels welcome, supported and empowered in their workplace, it can have significant positive effects on their self-esteem, confidence and sense of purpose.

And we beliece this is something that people of all abilities should be given the opportunity to experience.

Mercy Community (MC) provides meaningful employment for people with intellectual disabilities who may not have access to mainstream job opportunities. We do this through the Cookery Nook, an Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) that provides a professional quality catering service to metropolitan Brisbane and its surrounds.

Benefits of Supported Employment

The Cookery Nook not only provides practical work skills, but also contributes to the development of personal and social skills, including:

  • a sense of purpose, contribution and belonging
  • improved confidence and self-esteem
  • friendships and connections with other people
  • enhanced communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills
  • a range of other transferable life skills.

​Our passionate team provides each employee with individualised training, professional development and growth opportunities, to cater for their unique needs and help them achieve their personal and career goals. 

We pride ourselves on our supportive, 'family-like' culture, where our aim is to understand and encourage each individual to reach their full potential. 

Visit the Cookery Nook website to check out our menu and place an order!

Contact the Cookery Nook team today!

  • Phone: 07 3866 4200
  • Email: cookerynook@mercycommunity.org.au
  • Website: cookerynook.com.au
  • Address: 12 Chalk Street Wooloowin QLD 4030