Lily Ryan

Trainer and Assessor

Lily is Empowered’s Trainer and Assessor as well as a dedicated Disability Support Worker. Lily’s hybrid role gives her the best of both worlds!
At work you will find Lily sharing her knowledge whilst delivering inductions for new Support Workers, addressing specific staff training needs, supporting participants to reach their goals or running our Dance Troupe program.
Lily has over five years of industry experience and a passion for working with people. Lily’s previous role as Employment Support Officer involved championing Empowered’s School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) Program where she supported participants to achieve milestones such as work experience and open employment. Lily is motivated, patient and ensures every participant receives the best quality support.
Outside of work Lily enjoys quality time with her dog, sharing good food with friends and exploring the natural world.

The Rest Of The Team

Jonathon Power

Managing Director

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Mark Ward

Service Manager

Certificate IV in Human Resouces

Annika Howe

Support Coordination Manager

Bachelor of Social Science

Rachel Lowe

Events Coordinator

Diploma in Event Management

Lilliana Botham

Administration Officer

Tanika McDonnell

Support Coordinator

Certificate IV in Mental Health

Paige Hammond

Respite Coordinator

Claudia Keeton

Support Coordinator

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Adrian Solomons

Support Coordinator

Bachelor of Social Science

Brad McDonell

Team Leader

Certificate IV in Disability

Rose Cousins

Team Leader

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Ryan Wilks

Team Leader

Certificate III in Individual Support

Maddison Downie

Team Leader

Hannah Lavis

Rostering Coordinator

Current Capacity


Community Access & Capacity Building

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Support Coordination

0 Participants

Specialist Support Coordination

0 Participants

School Leavers Employment Program

0 Participants

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Team Leaders

Participants receiving Community Access and Capacity Building Supports will be assigned a Team Leader. Our Team Leaders can help with tracking participant goals, developing strategies to assist with support, communicating strategies with staff, and developing reports progress reports. Team Leaders will be charged under the Non-face-to-face line item as necessary.

Establishment Fee

Participants with more than 20 hours of support per month may be charged an establishment fee when entering the service.