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Rebecca brings many years experience in business, finance and management to the team having worked in Health, Education and Marketing. Making strategic vision and strategy development into a reality is Rebecca's prime focus. Rebecca enjoys nurturing good structure and practices to enable an organisation's biggest asset to be supported, it's staff.
Some of Rebecca's passions are art, design, music and holistic studies and you will quite often will find her creating in other areas other than business.
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.
Tamara is a provisionally accredited practising dietitian, who has recently graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Tamara has developed a passion in the non-diet method health at every size (HAES), and intuitive eating by Ellyn Satter Institute. She is passionate in working with people to achieve health and food knowledge skills to achieve optimal health outcomes.
Tamara has experience in working with clients with complex mental health and disability.
Tamara is part of the North Coast Region Team
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.
Whilst working at Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services Amanda led the Trauma Informed Care Project for Indigenous Consumers working within The Way Forward team.
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
Kaleb has extensive experience working across a number of Government Departments. Most recently has worked in Corrections where his role involved assessment, intervention planning , provision of support with engagement with internal and external stakeholders.
In this role, Kaleb has responded to a diverse range of disability, including mental health needs in a correctional environment. Kaleb is currently studying psychological science degree.
With a passion to help people, Kaleb is a natural-born holistic provider with an open mind and willingness to better understand and support those around him.
Kaleb is part of the North Coast Region Team
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.
Steph has both personal and professional experience in the area of dual disability and is a strong and compassionate client advocate.
Steph is part of the Southern Region Team.
Wendy has been working in disability services for quite a few years including involvement in disability support coordination with TAFE, Family Carer Support, and Support Coordination under the NDIS. She has an adult daughter who is an NDIS participant.
Wendy provides administration support to the team and assists with enquiries.
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 heading up AJH's expansion into the Granite Belt and Southern Downs region. She is based in Warwick.
Tammy is a Social Worker and a Provisionally Registered Behaviour Support Practitioner.
Tammy has worked for over 20 years with a combined experience as a mental health clinician and a senior social worker specialising in working with people with dual disability (Intellectual/Developmental Disability and Mental Health) and their carers and family.
Tammy has extensive experience in providing assessments, case management and specialist support coordination for people with complex psychiatric and disability needs. She worked as the Intellectual Disability Coordinator with Metro North Mental Health Services and worked at the Mater Intellectual Disability and Autism Service. Tammy has extensive knowledge in working with all relevant government departments and non-government agencies and will strongly advocate to implement the health and wellbeing support needs for her clients.
Tammy specialises in providing Specialist Support Coordination and Positive Behaviour Support to participants of the NDIS.
Tammy is part of the Southern Region Team.
Meg is a Social Worker and a Provisionally Registered Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner. She specialises in providing Specialist Support Coordination, Psychosocial Assessment 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.
Jordan is a provisionally registered Behaviour Support Practitioner currently working in a Behaviour Intervention Support Data Analyst role. They deliver intervention data for Behaviour Support Practitioners to deliver support to NDIS participants by collecting and analysing behavioural data to help inform and strengthen evidence-based practice.
Jordan comes to their position with a background in Primary Education and a specialty in complex trauma. Jordan believes learning is not just an activity completed in classrooms, but a life-long constructive process of personal development in which everyone engages.
With an open-mind and willingness to listen and understand each person’s needs and wants, they believe everyone has the ability to learn ways to enhance mental health, social inclusion, self-sustainability and active citizenship.
Jordan works part-time out of Central Brisbane.
Leanne is a Registered Nurse (Learning Disabilities) and Provisionally Registered Behaviour Support Practitioner. Leanne began her career in 2011, as a support worker for individuals with a learning/intellectual disability. Leanne went on to train at university in the UK and qualified as a Registered Nurse (Learning Disabilities.)
In the UK, Leanne worked in a specialised learning disability, mental health and forensic rehabilitation service, providing nursing assessments, interventions and behaviour support to clients who had come in to contact with the criminal justice system.
Upon moving to Australia in January 2019, Leanne worked at the Mater Intellectual Disability and Autism Service (MIDAS), before joining the AJH team.
Jade is a Provisionally Registered Behaviour Support Practitioner with experience working with people in Aged Care, Mental Health and the Disability sector. Jade has a background in Psychology, she has completed her Bachelor of Psychological Science and Graduate Diploma in Psychology.
A motivated problem-solver, Jade is eager to assist in complex situations to explore the best solutions to achieve improved well-being for all. Jade is passionate about sharing her knowledge and facilitating opportunities for learning.
Sudkish is new to Australia from Fiji within the Pacific Island culture where he was born and raised. In the past 5 years he has worked in Accounting and Finance. Sudkish holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Information Systems from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji.
Sudkish is energetic and ambitious to develop a mature responsible approach to all the tasks which are undertaken. Currently in his new position of Finance Manager with AJH after moving to Australia in October 2020, Sudkish is embracing working within the new environment of dual-disability and the NDIS and is a fantastic addition to our team.
Ruth is a qualified yoga teacher with a number of years experience with self practice. Ruth is certified in yoga Asana (movement), Pranayama (breath) and Meditation (calming the mind). Her focus is bringing people back to their bodies in a positive way, awareness of shifting energies and mindfulness practices. She is able to tailor a yoga therapy plan to each individual person, finding where the need is and working with the person to better understand how they are feeling as they progress through the program.
Ruth has background knowledge of the Mental Health services. She has an understanding of people living with disabilities through lived experience. This is where Ruth’s compassion is shown and will be able to relate and better support you.
Koda is a not-so-mini Dachshund who arrived in this world on 20.02.20. He is mischievous but chilled and loves nothing more than snuggling on a convenient lap.
Kaylee joined us earth side on 20.10.20. She’s a handful but loves a good snuggle too.
Koda and Kaylee are part of the North Coast Region Team.
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