Amanda started her career as a psychologist at Baillie Henderson Hospital in Toowoomba working in the Acquired Brain Injury and Dual Disability units. In 1998 she left Australia to travel and work overseas for eight years returning to Brisbane in 2006 and taking up a position as a psychologist working in correctional facilities. Reconnecting with her psychological roots she went on to specialise in working with people with cognitive impairment in the prison system and in 2010 moved to the position of Senior Dual Disability Coordinator with Mental Health Services where she remained until 2017. Amanda has also worked with the Mater Intellectual Disability and Autism Service.
Amanda started working in private practice in 2013 specialising in dual disability and naturally moved into working with NDIS participants when the scheme rolled out in Queensland. She has completed a Master of Disability Studies and is currently studying a Master of Education in Applied Behaviour Analysis. Amanda is part of the North Coast Region Team
Toni has a long history of working in senior roles in Government. Toni leads the North Coast Team of AJH Disability & Health Services.
Toni's skill set is versatile. She has over 20 years of experience across management, risk assessment, support coordination and case management. She holds her own caseload as well as supporting the North Coast team to achieve outcomes for their clients.
In addition to the above, Toni specialises in home organisation. She is able to work in the role of Therapy Assistant under NDIS funding. She works with clients to help them find the calm in their environment. She won’t make changes that are neither unrealistic and unable to be maintained. Toni listens to what clients want and works collaboratively with their team to achieve their goals.
Meg is a Social Worker and a Provisionally Registered Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner. She specialises in providing Specialist Support Coordination, Support Coordination and true Positive Behaviour Support to participants of the NDIS.
Meg has 8 years experience in case management with non-voluntary clients in correctional settings, which means she is skilled in engaging clients with complex needs and who may have some fear or concerns about engaging with a Social Worker. Her role has been to assess and modify behaviours which have previously been problematic with a view to promoting positive behavioural change. Meg is part of the North Coast Region Team.
Rebecca is an experienced management professional driven by business development strategy and cultivating of support and structure to enable growth.
Responsible for steering, developing, refining and maintaining our business practices and compliance whilst moving towards financial longevity of the organisation, Rebecca is consistently focused on optimising the value of our service to participants and their families.
Kiri is a Psychologist with many years experience working in the Government Sector. She is experienced in assessment and recommendation for support for people with Disability in addition to complex risk assessment and case oversight.
Kiri is working part-time and is heading up AJH's expansion into the Granite Belt. She is based in Warwick.
Steph is a Registered Nurse, who after graduation from university worked in general nursing to develop her skills before moving into the specialty area of Addiction and Mental Health. Steph has gained an extensive knowledge of Alcohol & other drugs and Mental Health during her 12 years as a Clinical Nurse (CN) in Addiction clinics, and has specialised in the development and facilitation of client specific case management.
Steph has vast experience working with both voluntary and non- voluntary clients in a variety of settings including community, custodial, clinical and forensic, and has a passion for working with marginalised clients. Having experience both personally and professionally in the area of dual disability Steph is a strong and compassionate client advocate for participants of the NDIS.