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Faces of Peninsula Health – Meet Florin Vahgelt

Florin Vahgelt has wanted to work in oral health since she was a young girl. “I was bullied for my teeth when I was young,” recalls Florin. “Then when I got braces it instantly changed my life, so I wanted to get into something where I could change other people’s lives as well. I think […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Lee Burrell

Name:  Lee Burrell Job title: Stomal Therapy Clinical Nurse Consultant Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: 17 enjoyable years. Q: What is your background?   A: I started my nursing career at Mildura Base Hospital in 1983 as a State Enrolled Nurse for many years. During those year I was employed […]

Faces of Peninsula Health: Q&A with Peter Jackson

Name: Peter Jackson Job title: Clinical Coding & Casemix Manager Q: How long have you worked at Peninsula Health? A: I began working for Peninsula Health in 2002. In 2010 I went to work in rural Victoria, returning to Peninsula Health in 2014. So, altogether about 12 years. Q: What is your background – how […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Louise Shorten

Name: Louise Shorten Role at Peninsula Health: Emergency Department (ED) nurse How long have you worked at Frankston ED for? Five years. After my graduate year with Peninsula Health I began working in Emergency full time and this year I advanced my scope of practice within the department by completing my post graduate certificate in […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q & A with Annabel Cooper

Name: Annabel Cooper Role: Physiotherapist, Children’s Services Team What does a typical day in your role involve? I am the physiotherapist with the Children’s Services Community Health team. My role involves seeing families with little ones up to school age who have gross motor developmental issues. For example, I work with babies who might have […]

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 […]