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Donna Gayton

Job: School Psychologist

Industry/Sector: Allied Health

Having kids has helped me as a psychologist. And being a psychologist has helped me as a parent. Once I had kids and I was working as a psych, I began thinking ‘now I get it!’ with some of the parenting stuff.

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Health Careers Information Evening

The Rural Clinical School Tasmania invites Year 10, 11 and 12 students, their parent(s) or caregiver(s), and individuals interested in a career in health, to a Health Careers Information Evening at the University of Tasmania’s Cradle Coast campus. Learn more about opportunities and study pathways available at the University of Tasmania for Medicine, Biomedicine, Paramedicine, …

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Jess Gala

Job: Child Safety Officer

Industry/Sector: Allied Health

I think it’s a really great career if you’re wanting variety. No two families you’re working with are the same. You’ll learn a lot about people, and hear so many life stories.

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Celia Beyer

Job: Senior Occupational Therapist

Industry/Sector: Allied Health

I like the variety of working with different people. I get to know people and develop a holistic picture of their life. Plus, there is a bit of problem-solving, and creative thinking involved to help people return to daily tasks and get home.

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Danielle Seadon

Job: School Health Nurse

Industry/Sector: Allied Health

There’s a lot of pressure on young people to know exactly what they want to be. But I think there are plenty of opportunities to go and experience things, and see what you like. And if you don’t like it, you can always pivot and try something else.

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Maddy Polegaj

Job: School Speech Pathologist

Industry/Sector: Allied Health

I love the human brain. Even when I was in Year 6, I used to always watch ‘Big Brother’ because I was fascinated by human behaviour

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Kendal Sylvester

Job: Nursing Student and Health Professional

Industry/Sector: Health and Community Care

Throughout high school I was never certain of the career I wanted to pursue. I had lots of ideas, but nothing jumped out as ‘the one’. I started thinking about the life I wanted and identifying where my skills and strengths might be best suited.

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