Nicole Murray

How long have you been with Enhance?

1 year

I love working with Enhance because...

Enhance is so passionate about providing exceptional home based care.

I would describe my role for Enhance as;

My role is to support the North Queensland Manager and Practice Mentors.

Hobbies

I love to hike, explore the beach or bush with my family.

Favourite Song / Artist

Anything Luke Combs!

Cathryn Ackroyd

How long have you been with Enhance?

2.5 years

I love working with Enhance because...

Of the caring nature of the organisation and the focus always on the very best outcomes for children, the Educators and the support the services provide to families.

I would describe my role for Enhance as;

Support and assist Educators in reaching their full potential and realize the value the immense contributions they make to the lives of children, their families and the wider community.

Hobbies

Walking and reading

Favourite Song / Artist

Fleetwood Mac

Jason De Bakker

How long have you been with Enhance?

I started as FDCAQ CEO in August, 2018

I love working with Enhance because...

I love Enhance FDC because of the impact our Educators and team have on the lives of children and families is profound, it shapes the society I want to live in and knowing that what we do now has a lifelong impact on our children and our community. We have some of the best FDC educators from across Australia who are passionate about FDC and their skills, knowledge and expertise are second to none. Everyday children in our care are being nurtured and supported to realise and become who they are. There is a dedicated and diverse team supporting them particularly now with so many changes and I love that our Educators are with us because they want to be in a national leading service.

I would describe my role for Enhance as;

My role is the chief advocate, supporter, challenger and champion of educators. In my role I listen and respond to Educators and other stakeholders to ensure that Educators have the resources, systems, information, training, support and mentoring in place to ensure their success in providing exceptional home based education and care. I also promote there incredible work and practice, and advocate to government on policy and regulations that impact them. I also take my responsibility to the safety and well-being of children seriously, as do our educators, and ensure that we collectively put everything required in place to ensure the best outcomes for children and families.

Hobbies

Yoga, Gardening / Indoor gardening, hiking, biking, running, boxing, travel, camping, beach and swimming, live music, concerts, festivals, theatre, museums, art galleries, art, craft, painting, learning new things/workshops, animals / pets, volunteering

Favourite Song / Artist

I am not one for favourites. Find it very difficult to choose one. I am so eclectic in my tastes. Long time favourites (it is so hard to choose), Mozart, Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Jeff Buckley, U2, REM/Gorillaz, Missy Higgins, Jack Johnson, Ministry of Sound. Current favourites are - Sean Rowe, Hawksley Workman, Trevor Hall, Jacob Collier, Electric Fields, Tones and I

Cathy Cahill

How long have you been with Enhance?

4 years

I love working with Enhance because...

Our focus is and always has been best outcomes for all children.

I would describe my role for Enhance as;

My role as General Manager supports and drives the Strategic Plan and vision for Enhance FDC. This includes supporting the Children's Services Leadership team to deliver exceptional home based education and care.

Hobbies

Reading and spending time with my family

Favourite Song / Artist

INXS however I have rediscovered Fleetwood Mac's Rumours Album

Melissa Evans

How long have you been with Enhance?

3 years.

I love working with Enhance because...

The constant support from Managers and colleagues and the opportunities to learn. Children always come first.

I would describe my role for Enhance as;

To make the administrative aspects of child-care seamless, compliant and easy for Educators & Families.

Hobbies

Cooking, reading, travelling & yoga

Favourite Song / Artist

Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap