Shone Benjamin has extensive experience working within the community. He holds a Diploma in Counselling and Community Services, and a Diploma in Sports Development. He has supported people of a variety of abilities and ages to complete tasks within many different environments. Shone has built a winning team of dedicated Care and Support Workers who present with a positive attitude and embrace all challenges with enthusiasm and commitment. Shone and the team at Yahweh Disability Care are well suited to make a positive impact on the quality of lives of those they support.
Tony loves to make people smile and giving a voice to those who can’t speak up for themselves. He was a CPL in the Army medical Corps and has extensive experience as a Pathology Phlebotomist. Tony has Certificate lll in Aged care as well as Certificate lV in Home and Community Care. Tony enjoyed working with the Cerebal Palsy League where he felt he made a real positive impact on a clients wellbeing.
Teagan brings a warm and patient attitude to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities. She has had several years experience working in Aged Care and Disability services since leaving school. She bring a range of knowledge to the table, with a Certificate III in Disability, Certificate III in Home and Community Care and Certificate III in Aged Care. Teagan’s background includes work in residential and community settings including working with individuals with disabilities and the elderly.
Aurelia moved to Australia in 1995 from New Caledonia, she is fluent in French and English. Aurelia is a very passionate and caring person, she loves to bring a smile to peoples faces. She has 2 beautiful girls who have taught her so much about unconditional love. Aurelia has a background in beauty therapy and loves to apply it to every day life and share it within the community. Aurelia lives a very active and healthy life and enjoys going to the gym, yoga, pilates, walks on the beach and spending quality time with her family.
Sioa Gele is a Support Worker here at Yahweh Disability Care. She finds this role incredibly rewarding, providing her with joy and a reason to wake up in the morning. Being a care worker to means she is making a difference and a significant difference to the lives of the people you care for and your community. In this role there is a lot to learn and Sioa finds it an eye opening experience and she has the chance to work with people from all walks of life with varying needs of support. Working as a support worker makes Sioa feel like she’s making a difference leading a fuller, more compassionate life.
Nicola moved to Australia in 2005 from UK, where she completed cert IV in hairdressing, after working for several years, she decided she wanted to pursue a career within the health industry. Nicola completed her Diploma of Nursing where she decided to go into the community as a support worker as she finds it rewarding and loves helping others. Nicola’s goals are to help make a difference to others and ensure to provide the support they require to live independently. Nicola’s background involves several years experience working within the community setting working with individuals with disabilities and the elderly.
Fran caters to the needs of her clients as a support worker through her kind and friendly nature. She strives to leave a positive impact on her clients’ lives by taking the time to understand them as an individual when providing care. Throughout her life she has performed a variety of roles within her community and profession such as creating a children’s choir for disadvantaged kids. Taking in foster children, running a family day-care, and volunteering at the children’s and the women’s ministry in churches. She has previously obtained qualifications in early childhood care and is currently at the final stage of completing her Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).
Allan has worked for the past 2 - 3 years as a disability support worker, a career which he loves and is close to his heart. Allan also loves assisting people to enjoy their lives. He loves music, writing songs, playing his guitar, and singing, as well as comedy, the arts, coffee and cafes. Allan has many varied experiences through careers, in hospitality management, youth sector work, educator in retail, administration, business and now disability support. Allan brings to his chosen field of work his zest for life and his eagerness to assist others. Allan is an active listener and communicator and responds appropriately. Allan is highly regarded in the Disability Support and Community Access field. He is creative and ensures his client has an interesting time in his company and ensures that the participant needs are met.
Z would like to make a big difference in people’s life. The reason behind Z wants to become a support worker because of his little brother, who has down syndrome. His hobbies go from playing rugby on the weekend and playing any sport. When he is not playing or training for rugby, he likes to spend time with his family and friends to hang around and chill out. Z recently completed Cert 3 in Individual Support and is also a qualified personal trainer.