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 Coordinator

Tegan Urwin

Holiday Coordinator

Rourke Armstrong

Team Leader

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