Rachael is a highly experienced executive manager, practitioner and consultant who has been employed in the community service sector for over 30 years. She has worked primarily in family violence and sexual assault support services and prevention programs in service delivery and leadership roles.
Rachael has a passion and commitment to addressing issues of inequality and enjoys working to assist organisations to improve their responses to violence against women, as well as advocating for and supporting diverse and under-represented communities. She is currently an active member in a number of communities of practice focused on development and capacity building. Rachael currently works with the Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria as the Principal Project Officer for the Strengthening Responses to Family Violence Project, which focuses on capability building, systems advocacy, policy reform and development of service delivery and referral partnerships.
Rachael has worked as a consultant since 2008 with a focus on assisting organisations to prepare for accreditation, establishing risk and quality systems, assisting with legal compliance processes, governance, and resource development.
Rachael has been an active accreditation assessor since 2006 often leading and managing complex assessment processes. As well as her work as an assessor, Rachael acts as an accreditation Decision Maker.