Together, we can achieve anything.

The St John’s Community care team is wide-ranging and multi-faceted, made up of staff, volunteers and community groups as well as corporate, government and individual sponsors and donors. Every one of our team members represents the spirit of our organisation – they’re innovative, hard-working, compassionate, honest and non-judgemental.

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Ryan Jack Davies

IT Team Leader

With a view to taking his career to the next level, Ryan saw St John’s as the perfect environment for his professional growth. “After meeting with the CEO, I realised there were no boundaries as to what St John’s was able to provide for my career – the sky’s the limit,” Ryan says. He describes the IT team at St John’s as “diligent, assiduous and unified” and highlights the roll out of the organisation’s Tablet Fleet as a major accomplishment during his time at St John’s.

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Sayhl Thompson

Finance & Administration Officer

Sayhl enjoys the variety of her role, combining goal-setting, team work and the opportunity to support and speak with St John’s clients. Joining the organisation just over a year ago, Sayhl lists the rewarding, engaging, and unified qualities of her team as defining factors in the enjoyment of her role. “I’ve been able to continually grow within the organisation and gain valuable experience to enhance my knowledge in Finance,” she says.

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David Webster

Field Officer

David considers “making my clients happy and receiving their gratitude for my dedication and workmanship” as a successful day in his role at St John’s. As an employee with the organisation for more than a decade, David is proud of the work he does for clients, utilising his skills for a worthy cause. Describing his team as professional, cohesive and caring, David is committed to delivering a consistently high-quality service to every single client he’s done work for.

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Natasha OʻShannessy

Community Service Facilitator

I have worked at St John’s for just over two years now. I have had the opportunity to develop strong knowledge and skills within the organisation during this time. I started as a Client Service Planner at the Redlynch Office, progressed to a Team Leader at YLV and since then had the opportunity to become a Community Services Facilitator. I am very lucky to be able to work with other facilitators, management and teams across all areas to achieve the best outcomes possible for our clients and staff on a daily basis. St John’s has helped me develop a wide range of skills revolving around Aged Care, Disability and all of the ins and outs of Behavioural participants. I have been very lucky that I have had many opportunities to grown within the organisation.

My confidence has blossomed within this time and will continue to do so with the ongoing support I receive. I love offering all staff support with training and enjoy learning new skills off them too. I am very blessed to have the luxury of working along side amazing people and teams to help assist a variety of participants across the region and I look forward to continuing this throughout my employment.

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Rachel Grant

Community Services Facilitator

I have been with St. John’s for over 18months now and within the time I have been able to achieve goals I thought were just dreams. I have always had a passion for helping those who are aged and vulnerable. I have worked in the health industry for over 10 years; however St John’s have allowed me to channel this passion – To help those and their families who surround them. Currently I am a Community Services Facilitator who oversees the planning and quality of services within the Townsville and Cairns regions. Within the role I am able to mentor, coach, inspire and pass on my passion to my teams while ensuring that the level of care and needs of our clients and families who support them are met.

My goal is to continue to provide to the needs of our clients, to fill the gaps in community – to provide the “whole” solution. In saying that, My goal this year is to have our newly built CENTRE BASED RESPITE in Townsville running on a weekly basis. St. John’s can provide a career in which you can grow and reach what some deem impossible.

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