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WHO WE ARE

WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

OUR TEAM

AUSCARE are a team of experienced and passionate disability focused Support Coordinators and Plan managers.

Our team have a combined 75 years of front line, community lead, support linking, capacity building experience, with a thorough understanding of the complexities of the NDIS.

At AUSCARE we understand that you, your NDIS plan and your needs are unique.

MEET THE AUSCARE FAMILY

MAX

KING

GENERAL MANAGER

Max is the original AUSCARE Support Coordinator, working with the founders to create an environment where excellence in servicing clients is an absolute minimum standard.

Max has been with AUSCARE since its inception in 2015, previously running a successful Recruitment Consultancy and Digital Marketing Agency. Max’s passions range from football to the arts, food and wine, to travel and books.

JESSIAN

POLK

DIRECTOR

Jessie is the executive director of AUSCARE, working to establish AUSCARE as the best in class provider of Support Coordination, Plan Management, Disability Support Staff.

Jessie has been instrumental in the development of AUSCARE’s Policies and Procedures, as well as looking after all of the regulatory obligations.

KELLY

McCANN

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Kelly is one of the support coordinator’s at AUSCARE support she has a disability herself so has the inside knowledge of what it’s like to live with a disability. Her passion is to ensure everyone can live their life to their full potential, after all everyone has a right to have a quality of life right?

Kelly is an outdoorsy person who enjoys being in the water, she also loves to travel overseas especially Europe to see her family in Ireland and England.

Kelly was previously a project manager, an advocate and a Local Area Coordinator.

REBECCA

LACKENBY

PLAN MANAGER

Rebecca has worked in the disability sector for 7 years as a Case Manager and then as a Support Coordinator with the introduction of the NDIS. She has worked predominately with participants with complex needs, building their capacity and independence and to ensure they receive the best care and support.

Rebecca is outcomes focused and feels passionate about assisting participants to achieve their goals. Outside of work, Rebecca has performed in local theatre and loves home reno shows (much to the dismay of her husband and young son)!

MARK

BROTHERTON

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Mark has ten year’s experience supporting people with a mental illness or disability. Mark worked both in a residential setting and supporting people in the community. In his last position he helped individuals with a mental illness increase their independence and develop the skills to live in the community. Mark strongly believes that all people should be supported to live their life in the way they choose and that’s why I am passionate about my role.

Mark spends most of his time outside of work with his family, going out to the beach and parks.  Mark also likes to watch the Dragons play, go to the gym, and binge Netflix.

MILLY

MUNCHIES

BIG BOSS DOG

The office puggle – a cross Jack Russel/Pug. Milly is a gentle reminder that we should all celebrate the simple things in life, like leisurely walks and long naps .

Always in the office with the team, she is the grand old dame of AUSCARE.

LACHELLE

UZCATEGUIGAYMON

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

I have worked in the area of workers compensation and the disability sector for over 25 in variety of roles where I had the opportunity to provide support to people in vocational counselling, employment, community engagement and independent living. I’ve also worked with youth in foster care and mentoring.

More recently I have been working as a Support Coordinator providing guidance on choice and control through the NDIS.

I have a passion for innovation and inclusion to help people to live the live they want to live. I believe we all have the power to achieve our dreams.

KAREN

FLEMING

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

I am one of the new recruits, having recently joined the AusCare team. Whilst I consider myself a “jack of all trades” within the disability sector with over 10 years experience from conducting assessments, sales and marketing, human resources, staff training and WHS , this is my first time being a support coordinator and I LOVE IT. I look forward to helping NDIS participants to reach their full potential.

In my spare time (if that’s actually a thing) I enjoy spending time with my husband, 5 children and the assortment of animals on our farm, growing my own vegetables, socialising with my friends and shopping.

DENISE

BROWN

PLAN MANAGER

Background in Accounting and Bookkeeping, loves numbers, spreadsheets and financial plans.

So is the ultimate Plan Manager!

Hopes participants can access all their allocated NDIS funds, and thus, achieve a great support plan

To keep sane, in this crazy world, loves tennis, netball, skiing, shopping, friends, wine and hanging out with her family.

JOHN

KENNY

INTAKE OFFICER

John is the AusCare Chief Intake Officer (CIO).

I am the official first point of contact for Auscare referrals and enquiries. I believe all participants and carers should be treated with the  utmost professionalism and respect.

I am always available to help the Plan Managers and Support Coordinators.

On a lighter note I am also an avid Sydney Roosters tragic fan and also enjoy playing my 6 Guitars only trouble is trying not to make the other five jealous when I’m on # 6

JOIN US

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?

Auscare Support are always looking for passionate, community focused, disability professionals, to work in our Plan Management and Support Coordination teams.

Or you may feel that joining Auscare as a Disability Support worker is your calling.

Please send your resume with an introductory email to [email protected]

WHAT WE OFFER IN RETURN:

● Competitive salary, super and commisions.

● Phone, laptop and internet.

● Flexible working hours and conditions (work from home, choose your own hours).

TESTIMONIALS

Finally... A provider of Support Coordination with sound knowledge of their role and comprehension of how the NDIS framework operates. I can now step back into my son’s life trusting the plan we have worked so hard to achieve will be under AUSCARE’s guidance.
John Smith
Director of Business