Mark Ward

Service Manager

Mark began his career as a Support Worker in 2014 and began employment with Empowered in 2017. After completing his studies Mark was appointed Human Resource Manager in 2019 where he went on to attain his qualification as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor and pushed for Empowered to be recognised as a bronze-level skilled workplace by MHFA Australia.
Mark was a finalist at both Lake Macquarie and Hunter Business Awards 2021 for Outstanding Employee. Mark transitioned to his role as Service Manager in 2021.

Mark has a collaborative approach to working with a diverse team of support staff, that focuses on delivering the best outcomes for our Participants.

When Mark isn’t working he enjoys going to the gym, watching Rugby League and is a proud food enthusiast.

 

 

The Rest Of The Team

Jonathon Power

Managing Director

Alannah Black

Support Coordination Manager

Annika Howe

Support Coordination Manager

Chloe Hipwell

Rachel Lowe

Events Coordinator

Lilliana Botham

Administration Officer

Tanika McDonnell

Support Coordinator

Paige Hammond

Respite Coordinator

Charly West

Human Resource Manager

Claudia Keeton

Support Coordinator

Lily Ryan

Trainer and Assessor

Adrian Solomons

Support Coordinator

Rose Cousins

Team Leader

Current Capacity

WE HAVE CAPACITY !

Community Access & Capacity Building

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Support Coordination

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Specialist Support Coordination

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School Leavers Employment Program

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Current Capacity

WE HAVE CAPACITY !

Community Access & Capacity Building

0 Hours

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.