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dvjs@dvjs.com.au

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DVJS Management Team

Steve

CEO

Steve has worked in the disability field since 1984 and opened DVJS in March 1993. He has qualifications in Organizational Psychology and Industrial Relations and is passionate about delivering quality programs for people with disability and that staff develop to be the best they can be.

Nikki

Financial Controller

Nikki joined DVJS in 2000 after having a previous role with a large international recruitment company for 15 years. Nikki is responsible for all aspects of financial matters of DVJS & is passionate and dedicated to ensuring all accounting processes are in accordance with ATO legislation 

Laurianne

PPS Operations Manager

Laurianne joined DVJS in 2011 initially as a casual trainer & then became permanent in 2012. In 2014 Laurianne became our PPS & Compliance Manager due to her vision, hard work and thoroughness. Laurianne is driven to create sustainable employment outcomes for people with disabilities & is passionate about providing a quality, pro-active & responsive service that truly delivers to both employers and job seekers.

Erin
EA Operations Manager

Erin joined DVJS in 2001 after completing her Outdoor Education degree. Erin is knowledgeable in all areas of DVJS operations & is a very supportive & informed manager. She is highly motivated to obtain employment for her job seekers & ensure that her team meets all departmental guidelines. Erin's strength is her ability to form excellent working relationships with job seekers & employers which ensures a right fit for both parties.

Danielle

Community Connect Operations Manager

Danielle joined DVJS in 2010 after 20 years in the dental industry (that is why she has such perfect smile!). Danielle loves her role in  Community Liaison where she gets to meet new job seekers & hear their story as well as visiting and informing local service providers and schools about DVJS. Danielle is passionate about making a difference which she truly believes DVJS does!

Kerri

Glen Waverley - Manager

Kerri joined DVJS in 2014 seeking a career change from managing a restaurant for over 10 years. Kerri's management experience gives her great insight as to employers needs & of the potential positions that can be created in the workplace for our job seekers. Kerri is committed & passionate about finding job seekers jobs they are proud of & where they are valued.

Willie

Cranbourne - Manager

 Willie joined DVJS in 2014 having worked in similar role with another provider. Willie has a background in business development & sales & enjoys meeting new people through building employer networks & assisting job seekers attain suitable & rewarding jobs. Willie is the most down-to-earth person one could meet & in his spare time he enjoys the activities at the Carrum Downs Samoan Seventh Day Adventist Church working with youth & young couples.

Jennifer

 Narre Warren - Manager

Jennifer joined DVJS in 2010 seeking a career change from Hospitality. Jen has a degree in psychology and combined with her experience, makes for an outstanding Manager. She enjoys meeting new job seekers & assisting them build their confidence and reach their goals. Jen is very committed to delivering great outcomes & spreading the word on the success & quality programs that DVJS delivers.

 

Melanie

Pakenham - Manager

Mel joined DVJS in 2015 after 5 years with the Department of Justice in Melbourne. Her background before her move to Australia  was predominately in Volunteer Management & business administration.

Mel came to DVJS to re-connect with her passion for meeting new people & guiding them into fulfilling their potential. She has many years of experience dealing with the disability sector & has a genuine commitment to her clients & colleagues. Mel believes everyone has something to offer we just need to find the right match!

Carol

Dandenong - Manager

Carol joined DVJS in 2015 having worked in the disability industry for over 7 years. Prior to this Carol ran her own business for ten years, owning & operating bakeries. This has given her an insight into the demands of small business & she enjoys working with employers & clients to get the right fit. Carol’s job satisfaction comes from seeing the difference working makes to her clients lives & supporting them to achieve their goals. Carol prides herself on her follow through & dedication & has a genuine passion for working in this sector.

Louise

Oakleigh - Manager

Louise joined DVJS at the beginning of 2017. Coming from a corporate business background Louise also has a Diploma in Case Management for Community Services. Louise is passionate about providing her employers and clients with great service, respect, and feeling valued.

Erika

Moorabbin - Manager

Erika has been with DVJS since 2012 & has experience in Business Development working in London as well as real estate sales. Erika has a true passion for assisting people with disabilities to find suitable employment to enhance their lives.

Pete

Brand Development Manager

After 20+ years’ experience as a National Business Manager in the Allied Health Sectors. Seeking a career change, Pete joined DVJS with a primary core focus, “to make a real difference in life of people with a disability and their families”.  Pete’s passion and diverse business background means he has a solid appreciation of company needs and is committed to working closely with the DVJS team to continue to improve our level of service to both Employers, Job Seekers and the broader community.