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Our Team

Our team are not always in the same location, working the same hours and days and we are definitely not the same people with the same interests. What is essential is that we all share one goal, we are passionate about helping people and work hard to achieve it as a team.

I am passionate about helping people getting back on their feet. For example, helping them set goals, and then seeing them achieve the goals they have set. Seeing them improve in their living skills, such as cooking, self-hygiene, attending appointments and self-medicate.

Adam (Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker), Darwin

Kasee, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker

I am really passionate about helping strengthen families, helping children and their parents/caregivers achieve their goals, whether it be developmental milestones or goals they have identified themselves. I think it’s awesome when a child finally achieves something they have been working towards for a while and seeing the bond strengthen between child and their parent/caregiver. Our team is very respectful, kind and considerate.

Natasha (Child and Family Wellbeing Worker), Katherine

Heather, Aged Care Support Worker

I do not see my job as an everyday task but as a passion. I love empowering people to re connect with themselves and to see them make changes to their life that they never thought was possible.  To be able to listen and follow a client's personal journey through grief, trauma or unexpected changes in their life and walk next to them in their transformation and growth, is to me the reason I go to work every day. I am allowed to follow my passion to support people that have disconnected, listen to their story and see when some of their dreams become reality. Our team work closely with each other, share ideas, respect each other’s opinion, address issues, communicate openly, include and involve all members in any arising issues. We laugh together, we cry together but most importantly we are there for each other.

Christel (Child and Family Wellbeing Worker), Palmerston

Catherine and Marshall - Coordinator & Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker

I am passionate about making a difference in the Carers life’s that I provide one on one support to. In my job role, Carers are in the centre of our care, this can look like taking a Carer for a coffee to debrief/off load any concerns or worries that they may be going through and for them to feel better so that they can continue in their caring role. I coordinate the Carers program with educational and social activities to provide a range of supports to assist Carers to continue to provide care and improve their own health and wellbeing. My team are supportive and easy to have a laugh with when times get a bit stressed and I need extra assistance. TeamHEALTH gives staff the opportunity to have a good work/life balance.

Caroline (Coordinator Carer Support Program), Darwin

Board

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Markus Spazzapan

Chairperson

Markus joined the Board of TeamHEALTH in 2011-12. Markus is a Consultant with Ward Keller and has practiced law in the NT since the mid-1980s. Markus has been a prominent member of the Darwin community for over thirty years.

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Janet Hanigan

Vice Chair

Janet joined the Board of TeamHEALTH in October 2010. Janet is Executive Director of Social Policy for the Northern Territory Department of Chief Minister. She was the previous CEO of St Vincent de Paul Society (NT) Inc. and was awarded the Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year in 2010. Earlier commercial experience in Coles and Myer also support Janet’s broad skills and contributions to the TeamHEALTH Board.

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Amin Islam

Treasurer

Amin joined the TeamHEALTH Board in May 2015 bringing skills in the field of audit, finance, management accounting and risk management. He is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Company Directors. Amin was a former partner with Ernst & Young and Director of Merit Partners with 45 years of experience. He is also currently board member of Somerville Community Services Inc. and formerly on the board of the Top End Health Service. 

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Merrilee Cox

Public Officer

Merrilee Cox joined the board in 2016. She has extensive experience working in the community sector in research, evaluation, and service development roles. She has a particular interest in consumer participation and has worked on a range of collaborative and participatory projects in the mental health and disability sector. 

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David Malone

Secretary

David joined the TeamHEALTH Board in May 2015 bringing skills in strategic planning, project development and economics to support TeamHEALTH's goals, especially in Community Housing expansion. David is Director of Territory and Management P/L and is Executive Director of Master Builders NT. Prior experience includes 10 years in senior development roles in the NT Government and the construction sector.

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David Chapman

Board Member

David joined the TeamHEALTH Board in 2014. David is a Psychiatrist with the Top End Mental Health Service and was a teacher before taking up medicine as a career. He is a member of the Executive Council of the NT Branch of the Australian Medical Association, and is President of the NT Branch of the Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation. David has an eclectic range of interests and experience to contribute, and a holistic approach to mental health in support of TeamHEALTH.

Management Team

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Helen Egan

Chief Executive Officer

Helen Egan commenced as TeamHEALTH CEO in December 2012 and has developed strong links in the mental health sector nationally. She continues to develop and draw on existing relationships in Government, not-for-profit organisations and the commercial world. 

Helen is a Treasurer of the Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition (NTMHC), a board member of Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA), is a member of National Disability Services (NDS) NT Committee, and was a community member of a number of national and NT based health regulatory board under AHPRA for over ten years. 

An extensive background in governance, preventive health matters, health regulation and economic analysis supports Helen’s work as TeamHEALTH CEO. Helen has lived and worked in the Northern Territory since 2006. 

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Julie Beaumont

Business Services Manager

Julie Beaumont joined TeamHEALTH as the Business Services Manager in November 2014.  Julie has extensive experience in Healthcare having worked in both private and public hospitals and in the aged care, not for profit sector in Tasmania and Victoria.  Julie is also a member of the Management Committee of Amity Community Services.  Since moving to Darwin in 2004 Julie has been employed as Operations Manager at the Chamber of Commerce NT and has had several project positions at Power and Water Corporation.

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Robyn Lacey

Human Resource Manager

Robyn Lacey joined TeamHEALTH as the Human Resources Manager in 2013. Robyn relocated to the Territory from South Australia in 2004 and brings a wealth of experience working in remote communities from a variety of private sectors.

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Tania Payne

Individual Support Manager

Tania Payne joined TeamHEALTH as the Individual Support Manager in May 2015. Tania brings to TeamHEALTH a wealth of experience having worked across non-government mental health services in Western Australia. 

As the Individual Support Manager, Tania is responsible for the management of TeamHEALTH's Home Care Packages, Recovery Assistance Program, Carer Support Program and TeamHEALTH's short and long term individual support services, Papaya and The Manse.

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Kylie Ella

Mental Health Promotion Manager

Kylie Ella joined TeamHEALTH in October 2015. Kylie’s background includes psychology and public health. Kylie brings with her over ten years experience working in the health sector in the areas of health management and administration.

As Mental Health Promotion Manager Kylie is responsible for the management of TeamHEALTH’s Child and Family Wellbeing Service, Day to Day Living Program, Personal Helpers and Mentors Program and the Mental Health Education Program.

Do you need emergency help?

NT Mental Health Line


Ph: 1800 682 288

Lifeline


Ph: 13 11 14

www.lifeline.org.au

Emergency Services


Ph: 000

Kids Helpline


Ph: 1800 55 1800

www.kidshelpline.com.au

Suicide Call Back Service


Ph: 1300 659 467

Headspace


Ph: 1800 650 890

www.headspace.org.au