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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 […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Meagan Walpole

Name: Meagan Walpole Job: Midwife, Women’s Health Unit, Frankston Hospital Meagan provides a behind the scenes look at the role of midwives on the Women’s Health Unit at Frankston Hospital. What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? A day on the Women’s Health Unit (WHU) starts with being allocated to a particular area/role […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Erin Robinson

Name: Erin Robinson Job: Emergency Department Nurse and Walker Ward Nurse Location: Rosebud Hospital What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? I work across the General Medicine Ward and Emergency Department (ED) at Rosebud Hospital – therefore each day is as different and challenging as the next. One day I can be helping […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Troy Gedye

Name: Troy Gedye Job title: Emergency Department (ED) Ward Clerk How long have you worked at Peninsula Health?  I started at Peninsula Health at the end of 2012, but I didn’t start in ED until March 2013. So this is my fourth year now in ED. What does a typical day/shift in your role involve? […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with mental health nurse Elisabeth White

Elisabeth White was the recipient of the 2016 Award of Excellence for the graduate Mental Health program at Peninsula Health. She shares why she decided to pursue a career in mental health nursing and some of the challenges and rewards of her graduate year. 1. Why did you decide to study nursing and specialise in […]

Careers at Peninsula Health: Q&A with Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams shares what it’s like to work in the IT Department at Peninsula Health and what he enjoys most about his role. Name: Thomas Williams Job title: Database Administrator 1) What does a typical day in your job at Peninsula Health involve? My work is really varied, depending on what’s going on in the […]