Experienced in areas of education, emergency response, disaster management, emergency health and critical incident support. Currently furthering my education through the Australian Institute of Business by undertaking the Masters of Business Administration.
I have over 15 years experience within the emergency services environment, including volunteer and paid roles. This experience has included working and volunteering as a commander, team leader, peer support officer and consultant for major events emergency services provision.
Employee and Volunteer Management
Education and Assessment
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Registered Paramedic
Department of Justice NSW Justice of the Peace
Australian Institute of Emergency Services Member (MAIES)
Australian & New Zealand Collage of Paramedicine Member (MANZP)
The State Council of St John Ambulance Honorary Life Membership
Root cause analysis team member
Project management experience across multiple state wide sites.
Researched, designed and developed a modern emergency driving course for paramedics.
Review, modernize and develop Ambulance curricula.
Assess the educational performance of students and provide counsel and feedback.
Maintain an awareness of current industry-based education strategies.
Member of NSW Health IMS Plus Training Working Group.
Provide out of hospital care to the community and visitors of NSW in accordance with ambulance policies, guidelines and SOPs.
Experience as Forward Commander and Rapid Responder.
Experience as an interview panel member.
Duty Officer (Inspector)- Patient Safety and Distribution Unit
Clinical Training Officer - Syney and South East
A/Paramedic Educator (Regional) - Sydney and South East
Clinical Paramedic Educator - Ambulance Education Centre
IMS Plus Working Group (Training) - NSW Health
Casual Trainer/Assessor – Ambulance Education Centre
Clinical Training Officer – Seconded to Fire & Rescue NSW
ATC Paramedic Responder – Event Planning Unit Metro
Qualified Paramedic – South West Sydney Sector
Probationary Paramedic – Far West Sydney Sector
Academic Tutor - Casual
Australian Catholic University
Academic Tutor for Paramedical Science Subjects
Jan 2010Jul 2018
Flight Paramedic - Casual
International retrievals and transport of patients,
Training new staff,
Peer Support – Critical Incident Support,
Provide consultation relating to out of hospital and emergency management aspects.
Managing Social Media.
NSW Rural Fire Service
Trainer and Assessor - Advance Fire Fighter
Certified to advance fire fighter,
Certified as a fire fighter trainer and assessor.
Regional advisory group member (Training and Education)
Sept 2014Dec 2019
White Ribbon Australia
Professional and personal networking to expand the reach of the White Ribbon message,
Speaking with local, national and international media in accordance with White Ribbon Australia’s Media Policy,
Promoting the White Ribbon message through social media in accordance with White Ribbon Australia’s Media Policy,
Promoting community involvement in White Ribbon Program areas including the Breaking the Silence Schools Program and White Ribbon Workplace Program.
Jan 2001May 2018
St John Ambulance NSW
Professional Officer – Paramedic,
Provide peer support services to staff,
Supervise and train volunteer staff,
Team leader, supervisor, emergency liaison officer, commander and deputy commander at large events.
Divisional Officer – Bathurst Division
Bathurst Emergency Management Committee member
Regional Officer Cadets – Western Region
Peer Support Officer – Critical Incident Support
Cadet Leader and Divisional Officer (2IC) – Bathurst Cadet Division
Member (Stores person, acting duty coordinator) – Macarthur Division
Cadet – Macarthur Cadet Division
Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership
College of Law, Education and Training
Diploma of Vocational Education and Training + Diploma of Training Design and Development
Forward Commanders Course
Advance Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)