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Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Alison Bobik

Name: Alison Bobik Job: Children’s Services Team Psychologist. What does a typical day in your role involve? My role involves supporting parents who identify concerns with their child’s development or behavior. I support families with a range of concerns including anxiety, sleep concerns, toileting issues and social development. A large part of my work involves […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Allison Hocking

Name: Allison Hocking Job: Team Leader/Occupational Therapist- Stroke Detours Program at Golf Links Road. What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? Every day is different, which is why I love working in a home based rehabilitation team. I can be working with clients within their own homes to help them attain their goals […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Sarah Billing

Name: Sarah Billing Job: Paediatric Speech Pathologist Sites that you’re based at: Hastings, Mornington What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? If you ask my clients (mostly children aged 2-6 years) what a typical day involves, they’d probably say I spend my time choosing all of the best games for us to play […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Kaye Hall

Name: Kaye Hall Role: Early Education Advisor Sites that you’re based at: across all sites as well as outreach and community work 1. What does a typical day in your role involve? Unlike my other work colleagues in the Children’s Services Team who are all allied health professionals, my background is teaching. My key role […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Rebecca Little

Name:   Rebecca Little Job:  Children’s Occupational Therapist (OT) Sites that you’re based at: Hastings & Frankston What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? Every day is different, which is what’s great about this role. As a children’s OT we work with children, and their families, to support them with ‘things they do […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Matt Brailsford

Name: Matt Brailsford Job: Community Rehabilitation Team Leader/Senior Physiotherapist What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? Being a part of a big team, with many different roles and days of work, the day often starts with a check up of who is around today, which staff members are off site doing home visits […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Simone Cranage

Name:  Simone Cranage Job:  Paediatric podiatrist What does a typical day in your role involve? I am the podiatrist in the Children’s services team, so my role involves looking after the little feet of the Peninsula and beyond. I see children with foot or leg pain, any developmental variations and any concerns related to the […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Kerry Strickland

Name: Kerry Strickland                  Job:  Aboriginal Healthy Start to Life Worker (RN) What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? I try to plan to see about three families a day with one day a week in the office to follow up on tasks. I also support the gathering place Playgroups on a Thursday as […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Nick Mavroudis

Name:  Nick Mavroudis Job:  Senior Audiologist Site that you’re based at:  Frankston Integrated Health Centre What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? Assessing children’s hearing in a sound treated room. This involves using a range of specialised techniques and equipment. It also involves engaging the child and making the assessment process as child […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Rebecca Cox

Name: Rebecca Cox Job: Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies social worker Sites that you’re based at:  All sites, predominantly Frankston. Rebecca is a member of the multi-disciplinary Children’s Services Team at Peninsula Health. She shares an insight into her role. What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? I am an outreach worker so I […]