Veronica Hamer

Position

MRO Rehabilitation Counsellor

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Accreditations

Approved icare case manager

Location

NSW South Coast

Veronica is currently completing a Masters in Mental Health at Southern Cross University. She previously studied Rehabilitation Counselling at the University of Sydney, graduating in 1990 and completing her Postgraduate Diploma in Social Ecology in 1994 from Western Sydney. She is a full member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC).

Veronica has over 25 years of experience in workplace rehabilitation, case management, community work, and disability. She is an accredited Supported Wage Assessor and National Panel Assessor with JobAccess Commonwealth Department of Social Services. Veronica has worked as a Rehabilitation Counsellor and Case Manager in the public sector, including Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service and Private Sector, including South Coast Occupational Service. 

Veronica has a strong interest in mental health, multiple disabilities and medical case management and counselling. Her extensive experience in the Rehabilitation sector has allowed her to develop skills to a high level in Initial Rehabilitation Assessments, Rehabilitation Counselling and Vocational and Psychosocial Assessments.

Veronica has worked as a Case Manager and Plan Manager and was previously an Accredited Rehabilitation Provider under WorkCover NSW and CTP NSW. She is currently an accredited Rehabilitation Consultant for the Department of Veterans Affairs and Comcare. She has extensive knowledge of her local labour market based on 20 years of networking and liaising with the business community.

Veronica has undertaken several community roles and was previously president of the Eurobodalla Disability Interagency Group. She continues to be an active member of her community, functioning with an established professional network.

Veronica brings a solid ethical approach to her work. She believes in connecting with people professionally to facilitate positive change in people’s lives. She is committed to assisting people in meeting their commitments; reaching their goals and potential through supportive and cooperative service provision.

For Moore Rehab Outcomes, Veronica can provide Initial Assessment; Work Readiness and Vocational Assessment; Medical, psychosocial and Community Case Management and Retraining and Job Seeking Case management. Veronica is based near Batemans Bay and can see clients from Nowra to Eden.