Aged care

Celia Beinke

Celia Beinke

General Manager - SA

Celia is the General Manager of HCA South Australia. She is a Registered Nurse with 10 years of clinical experience, specialising in theatre. Prior to taking up the position as General Manager at HCA Celia worked in various healthcare management roles, including Nursing Agency Manager, Client Services Manager and Medical Sales Executive. In her role as General Manager she is responsible for the delivery of healthcare services throughout South Australia.

Celia has 50 full-time staff within her organisation, which includes HCA’s Finance and IT teams. She has managed large contracts within South Australia including SA Health, Healthscope, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, and numerous other private sector and aged care clients.

Donna Davison

Donna Davison

Community Care Clinical Lead – National

Donna has over 20 years’ experience as a registered nurse specialising in community aged care. Donna joined the HCA Home Team in 2017 to establish the new aged care in-home services for Healthcare Australia. She has previously successfully managed aged care programs and services for SA and NT, focusing on developing respectful partnerships with older members of the community. As the National Community Clinical Lead for HCA Home, Donna’s focus will be clinical governance and regulation of practice to ensure the quality of services.

Donna holds a Bachelor of Nursing, Diploma of Management and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Jannene Browne

Jannene Browne

Service Coordinator - National

Jannene has a nursing background which spans more than 20 years having worked in theatre, mental health and with Royal District Nursing Service. Jannene has a long history of working in the community to include working with culturally and linguistically groups and other community groups to assist people live better lives in the place they call home.

Jannene was actively involved with the trial program of the then new Consumer Directed Care pilot. Jannene has also worked as a RAS Team Leader assessor with My Aged Care before joining the friendly team at Healthcare Australia. Jannene is passionate in working with older people and is dedicated in working with the person to support independence, wellness and reablement.

Wendy Dobson

Wendy Dobson

Homecare Manager – WA

Wendy has over 20 years experience as an RN Clinical Nurse Consultant assessor with the Commonwealth Aged Care Assessment Program across NSW and WA. Her experience includes policy development, nurse, medical student, allied health and carer education, SAT advocacy and application supports. Additionally, post-graduate studies in Health Promotion, Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment & Training and WorkSafe assessor.

Sarah Fox

Sarah Fox

Aged & Homecare Manager – NSW/ACT

Over the past 15 years, Sarah has acquired vast experience working across both the Aged Care and Primary Healthcare sectors. Her roles have included service management, care coordination of aged care and disability services including the provision of Commonwealth Home Support Services, Home Care Packages, Community Transport and integrated health initiatives to support Primary Care providers. Sarah joined HCA Home Team late 2017 to establish home care services across NSW/ACT.

She feels passionate about excellence in health service delivery and exceptional customer service. Sarah’s tertiary qualifications include Bachelor of Applied Social Science, Cert IV Frontline Management and currently continuing education with Grad Cert in Gerontology.

Barbara Traynor

Barbara Traynor

Homecare Manager – VIC

Barbara came to HCA after 8 years as the Regional Medical Manger for Defence Force Recruiting. She has many years of experience working in the Defence Force and also in a variety of hospitals and healthcare companies in Melbourne. She is passionate about HCA Home and its customers and strives to make a difference in our community.

Disability care

Ashley Steel

Ashley Steel

General Manager - Community Care

Ashley is the General Manager of HCA Home’s disability services and community care staffing businesseswhich provides in-home support and disability support services to non-government organisations and direct to consumers as well temporary staffing services to the wider community care industry.

Prior to joining HCA Ashley worked in senior management roles in healthcare recruitment, including General Manager, Operations Manager and Contracts Manager, as well as leading the Randstad Care business throughout Australia as the Operations Director for the Disability, Aged Care and Nursing recruitment divisions. Ashley has managed major national contracts and was responsible for the transition of the Care division from Randstad in May 2015, when HCA acquired Randstad Care.

In 2016, Ashley lead the team in the introduction of disability support services under the NDIS into HCA’s business. He brings a broad range of experience and expertise to the role, including human resource management, financial performance, compliance, account management, new business strategy and business intelligence.

Ashley holds a Masters of Business and focuses on quality and sustainability of supply of disability and temporary staffing services at HCA. Additionally, Ashley is responsible for the delivery of the company’s sales, bids and tenders team including contract management for the wider HCA business.

Sharron Ward

Sharron Ward

National Operations Manager - NDIS

Sharron is responsible for all aspects of service delivery related to Disability Services (including the NDIS) throughout Australia within HCA Home. Sharron has extensive knowledge and over 13 years of experience within the disability and aged care sector, while believing in Person Centred Practises to achieve goals and outcomes for individuals. With this knowledge and background HCA is able to support individuals with Home and Disability services throughout Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia.

Sharron is responsible for the development and implementation of disability support programs and service delivery direct to customers where support is delivered by HCA Home. Under HCA’s NDIS delivery model, Sharron is ultimately responsible for the ‘supports teams’ throughout Australia to deliver the outcomes and goals for all customers to achieve their desire, dreams and aspirations. While additionally maintaining the highest standards and compliance under each states registration requirements.

Rachel Mehaffey

Rachel Mehaffey

Business Manager - Care NSW

Operations Manager for HCA Home (NDIS) as well as community care within the state of NSW. Rachel's responsibility extends to the delivery of staffing, HR, NDIS and disability services throughout the state and will act as the operational implementation lead, recruitment and HR lead for projects which occur in NSW.

Sheila Surman

Sheila Surman

Business Manager – Care VIC

Sheila leads the HCA Home team in VIC, servicing the state's metro regions. She is passionate about providing a quality service that supports people within non-government organisations and direct ISP/NDIS customers with disability.

She has worked in roles where a focus on quality was vital such as research, education and commercial pharmaceuticals in roles such as Lead Researcher, Senior Lecturer and Scientific Recruitment Business Manager. Since 2014 Sheila has worked in the community sector, with Randstad and HCA, and has gained respect as a manager who is an honest, open communicator with a genuine drive to improve the quality of life for clients and customers while creating a safe and rewarding working environment for support staff.

Sheila has a keen interest in the policies and laws that govern and shape the world for people with disability and the workforce that supports them. She brings solid business acumen coupled with an enthusiasm to provide a value service while making ethical decisions that lead to business growth and success.

Sheila’s responsibility extends to the delivery of staffing, recruitment, NDIS and disability services throughout the metropolitan areas of VIC and will act as the operational implementation lead, recruitment and HR lead for projects which occur in VIC.

Heleena Taylor

Heleena Taylor

National Allocations Leader - Community Care

Heleena is the Manager for HCA Community Care Allocations team in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Heleena has over 10 years’ experience in the care division recruiting for Nurses, Disability, Youth and welfare workers so she understands what staff is needed to support the customer. She is passionate and will go above and beyond to allocate the 'right' staff that meet the needs of HCA Home customers.

Heleena has empathy that resonates with both the customer and families involved. Being a mother herself of a child that was seriously ill she is able to connect with parents, carers and customer and understands the journey they have been on.

Mark Kavanagh

Mark Kavanagh

National Business Manager - Community Care

Mark joined HCA in early 2016 and has held positions in both the Nursing and Community Care Divisions during this time. For the majority of his career Mark has been involved in Customer Service and Sales and is dedicated to sustainable outcomes for clients.

With operational leadership roles in media and marketing prior to joining HCA, focussing on the community and partnerships, Mark is committed to ensuring best practice around staffing, exceptional customer experiences and continuous improvement processes within our business.

Kathryn Harrison

Kathryn Harrison

Business Manager - Care WA

Kathryn is the WA Operations Manager for HCA’s Community Care division, which provides in-home support and care services, including disability support to non-government organisations and direct to consumers.

With experience in both the UK and Australia, Kathryn has developed a passion for relationship management. Understanding that each client is unique and recognising the need to adapt to suit those individual needs has been a pivotal part of her success. In her roles prior to HCA, Kathryn was focussed on delivering exceptional service levels to clients and candidates across a broad range of industry sectors.

Kathryn is a positive and enthusiastic manager and brings a broad range of experience to her role encompassing, human resources, contract management, recruitment, account management and financial performance.

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