Allied Health Support Services was born in January 2016 and was originally my husband’s idea…that’s right!
My name is Sarena Jones and I am an Occupational Therapist on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. After returning to practice after 3 years of maternity leave, I didn’t feel confident, I didn’t feel skilled, I didn’t feel supported and unsurprisingly – I wasn’t happy!
I struggled with my new role delineation and how to look after my family, my clients, and of course, myself. I didn’t have the resources or the time to travel to expensive courses, but I desperately wanted to get up to date with the latest evidence, brush up on my clinical skills and feel confident again. I soon realised I wasn’t alone…
Our vision is to provide accessible quality professional development, support, networking and opportunities, so allied health professionals everywhere can feel connected while maintaining their registration and skills.
At Allied Health Support Services, we have a special interest in practitioners that may be experiencing difficulties due to being on leave, returning from leave, geographical or clinical isolation, needing clinical or professional support and of course, being seriously time poor!
If you are an allied health professional looking to contribute in some way, seeking casual employment, or have specific needs or requirements, please contact [email protected] to get involved. We are always looking for health professionals to share their experience, skills and resources…and build a greater, more connected network.
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