Staff at Axis Injury Management                   **Position Vacant - join our team! (see below)**

 

 

         

Angela Hassab  B. A. (Psych.), M. App. Psych. -  Psychologist / Director

Angela is responsible for overseeing the delivery of professional services by all Consultants at Axis Injury Management and manages return to work programs for clients with a psychological injury in both Same Employer and New Employer areas.  Angela is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA, is a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society, a Member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors, accredited with Comcare and registered to provide psychological treatment services under icare and Medicare.

 
       

 

Monica Hattendorff  B. Psych. (Hons), M. Prof. Psych  -  Provisionally Registered Psychologist

Monica holds both undergraduate and Masters level qualifications in Psychology and has worked in a range of roles in mental health, disability and community settings. She has extensive experience working with clients with diverse and complex needs, as well as strong skills in case management. She has a particular interest in psychosocial rehabilitation.  

 

 

         

Julie Thompson B. Hlth Sc. (OT) Hons; Grad Cert Ergonomics Occupational Therapist

Julie has has extensive experience working with physical and psychological injuries and has completed training in the management of individuals with diagnoses of PTSD, Depression and Anxiety.  Julie is a Registered Occupational Therapist with AHPRA, a member of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists and an Associate Member of the Australian Occupational Therapy Society.  Julie is trained in FIM, CTP and Lifetime Care and Support Assessments.

 

 

         

Krystene Delaney Dip. G.N., G. Dip. Hlth. Sc.  -  Rehabilitation Counsellor

Krys is a Rehabilitation Counsellor with decades of experience in the workplace rehabilitation industry. In addition to her experience providing case management services to Same and New Employer clients, Krys has worked as an Injury Management Advisor for a self-insurer and for the Department of Education and Communities. Krys is Comcare accredited and is a full member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors.

 

 

         

Tara Gretton B.Occ.Therapy  -  Occupational Therapist

Tara has extensive experience working with physical injuries and completing Ergonomic, Activities of Daily Living and Workplace assessments. Tara has provided workplace rehabilitation services both within a provider setting and within a self-insurer (heavy industry) setting. She is a Registered Occupational Therapist with AHPRA and is accredited with Comcare.  Tara is experienced in the provision of Functional Capacity Evaluations (WorkHab); Manual Handling and Ergonomic Training; pre-employment screening and case management services

 

 

         

Trudi Henry B.Hlth. Sc. (OT)  -  Occupational Therapist

Trudi has extensive experience completing Activities of Daily Living Assessments, Ergonomic Assessments and Workplace Assessments.  She is a skilled provider of Manual Handling Training and is also accredited as a Return to Work Coordinator trainer.  Trudi specialises in the management of Same Employer return to work programs for people with physical injuries as well as performing in-house relief Return to Work Coordination for Employers.  Trudi is a Registered Occupational Therapist with AHPRA, is also accredited with Comcare and trained in CTP service provision.

 

 

         

Stephanie Hunter B. Psych (Hons)  -  Psychologist 

Stephanie is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA, a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society and is also registered with Comcare. She is skilled in a range of therapeutic interventions for psychological conditions including the management of anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse and pain management. She is skilled in psychological assessment and has worked as an Assessor for the National Panel of Assessors conducting Ongoing Support, Workplace Modifications Scheme, and Supported Wage Scheme Assessments. She provides RTW Case Management services and conducts Vocational Assessments, Work Capacity Assessments and Labour Market Analyses. 

 

 

         

Belinda Foote - Job Placement Consultant

Belinda is a Job Placement Consultant who has unparalleled experience in the provision of employment services. She has worked with both private and community-based organisations to deliver employment assistance to clients in the Newcastle, Hunter and Central Coast areas. Belinda has a unique understanding of local labour market issues facing job seekers and has assisted hundreds of injured workers to find new employment.

 

 

         

Nicole Hooper B. Hlth. Sc. (OT)  -  Occupational Therapist

Nicole has a broad range of experience working for self-insurers and TMF employers as an in-house Injury Management Adviser and RTW Coordinator. She has a particular interest in the prevention and management of manual handling injuries. Nicole provides Ergonomic Assessments, Activities of Daily Living and Workplace assessments. 

 

 

         

Kate Passafaro B. OHS, Grad Dip Rehab Clng  -  Rehabilitation Counsellor

Kate is a Rehabilitation Counsellor with extensive experience within the workers compensation and rehabilitation industry. Kate is a full Member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors. Kate works with complex cases and has a strong knowledge base in both physical and psychological injuries for Same and New Employer Return To Work Programs. She is a skilled communicator and has completed training in negotiation and conflict resolution.  She has a particular interest in working with veterans.

 

 

         

Sharon Smith B. A., G.Dip Health Sc.  -  Rehabilitation Counsellor

Sharon is a Rehabilitation Counsellor with extensive experience in delivering expert rehabilitation services and claims management to injured workers, employers and insurers. She is a full member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors and has completed undergraduate studies in Psychology and has post graduate qualifications in Rehabilitation Counselling. Sharon provides Same and New Employer services for both physical and psychological injury management and rehabilitation. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brodie Mison B. Psych., M. Rehab Counselling -  Rehabilitation Counsellor

Brodie is a Rehabilitation Counsellor with undergraduate qualifications in Psychology and Masters level qualifications in Rehabilitation Counselling. She has several years' experience in community rehabilitation settings assisting individuals to reach their goals and live independently. She has also worked with jobseekers to build skills and gain experience in the open labour market. Brodie is a full member of ASORC.

 

         

Gillian Yates B. Sc. (OT)  -  Occupational Therapist

Gill is a registered Occupational Therapist with substantial experience in working with serving and former Australian Defence Force members.  Gill works with clients with complex workplace rehabilitation requirements and applies a holistic model of rehabilitation in their recovery.  She is skilled in assessing home modifications and Activities of Daily Living requirements.  

           

Heidi Poole B. Hlth Sc. (OT), M. HRM & IR  -  Occupational Therapist

Heidi is a skilled practitioner having worked for many years in the management of workplace injuries and human resource management in NSW and Victoria. She specialises in strategic case management and complex psychological injury management and prevention. She has worked in all aspects of human resources including recruitment, performance and grievance management, and workplace investigations.    

           

Alana Roberts - B Psych (Hons) - Psychologist

Alana is a Registered Psychologist who specialises in the management of return to work programs for clients with a psychological injury in both Same Employer and New Employer areas.  Alana is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She is an experienced clinician with advanced skills in complex injury and rehabilitation management.

           

Charmaine Arkley B. Psych (Hons) - Rehabilitation Counsellor

Charmaine is a member of the Member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors and conducts vocational assessments and provides rehabilitation counselling services to our clients.    

         

 

 

Davinia Glendenning - B. Psych. (Hons) - Psychologist

Davinia is a highly experienced clinician and practitioner with a strong background in workplace rehabiliation and treatment settings. She provides assistance to clients with challenges in psychosocial functioning and has a particular interest in sleep hygiene. She is a Member of the International Association of Applied Neuroscience and is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society.

           

Renee Hurley B.Sc., G. Dip. Psych. Studies - Rehabilitation Counsellor

Renee holds post-graduate qualifications in psychology and is an outcomes-driven Consultant. She is a skilled case manager with significant experience with conducting complex case management for both physical and psychological injuries across all legislative environments. She has worked as a technical specialist in the NSW scheme and delivered training across a variety of workers compensation subjects.    

Scot Weeks Managing Director 

Scot is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company. He is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA and a full Member of the Australian Psychological Society.

           POSITION VACANT:  We are looking for talented rehabilitation professionals. You need to be a skilled communicator and have an

           ability to collaborate with our clients, their medical and alied health providers, and other stakeholders including agents and authorities.

           Experience with psychological injury would be useful. A commitment to ongoing professional development is essential.

           Call or email Scot or Angela.      

Administration Team

          Jess, Carolyn, Naz, Liz and Robyn provide invaluable administration support to our team