The staff employed and contracted with RHNC share your passion with making a difference in the healthcare sector and believe a safe, effective, sustainable and ethical learning environment is the key to achieving the qualifications to affect that positive change. They bring a wealth and depth of experience and relevant expertise to deliver industry relevant training packages.


TRAINERS AND ASSESSORS


All Trainers and Assessors contracted by Ready Health Nursing College, have current industry knowledge and expertise and hold the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (and working towards the TAE50116 Diploma in Education) .

The friendly staff go the extra mile in assisting with CV preparation, interview techniques, job search, student support, student alumni and University applications.

We are committed to ensuring our students are ready for employment on completion of the course.

Vijia Chain
Vijia ChainCEO - Ready Health Nursing College
The CEO, Vijia Chain, holds several Nursing Qualifications, the Master in Adult Education from the University of Technology in Sydney, and the Mastering Clinical Audit from the University of Edinburgh. Vijia Chain has worked as an Educator and a Consultant with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, with experience in Training in Health Care Standards at a National and International level. Vijia has a strong background in Community Health and has developed Training packages for Area Health Services for Nursing, Community Health, Disability and Mental Health Workers. Vijia remains an active working party member in the development of several Health Care programs and clinical audits. Vijia keeps abreast of health changes, challenges, workforce issues and Legislative changes in her role as a Healthcare Accreditation Consultant having reviewed the Governance structures of several Hospitals and Health Care Services across Australia. Vijia has also contributed to the development and training of University Nursing curriculum and research.
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Deneshree Sookaloo
Deneshree SookalooClinical Governance Representative
Deneshree Sookaloo, the Clinical Governance Representative, holds a Nursing Degree, and is currently in Health Service Management within the Aged Care Industry. Deneshree brings to the team, current knowledge and expertise in Aged Care Legislation and Best Practice Standards. Known fondly as Dee, to our students, she maintains her currency, recency and expertise in Training and Assessment, Validation and Moderation of curricula. Ready Health Nursing College engages in industry consultation and ensures that the teachings include current charts, infection control practices, records, equipment, changes and preparation of the students entering the workforce.
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Luke Smith
Luke SmithDirector Corporate Governance
Luke Smith has over 15 years of experience leading diverse teams in the corporate world. In addition to Legal, Compliance and Business Development functions, he has managed Human Resources, Corporate Social Responsibility, Government Relations and Risk Management. He holds a Masters Degree in Business and Commerce from Western Sydney University and Cert IV in both Training and Education and Individual Support – Ageing.
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Valdi Chain
Valdi ChainBusiness Manager
Drawing on business acumen and management experience from the financial and government sector Valdi brings a safety focus to business operations understanding that a constructive and collaborative learning environment is a function of a generative safety culture. Valdi brings with him a decade of experience in training and leading teams. He extends this focus to managing risk, information and performance at RHNC and provides business leadership through effective human resource management. Valdi holds qualifications in Leadership and Management, Project Management as well as Public Safety and Training and Assessment. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) through the University of South Australia.
    Tasha Smith
    Tasha SmithDirector Clinical Governance
    Tasha has her qualifications in Business, Management and Nursing and holds the position of Director Clinical Governance. She has supported several hundred Nurses in their careers as a Trainer and Assessor of Ready Health Nursing College. Tasha maintains her hands–on approach through classroom based and workplace based delivery and assessment. Tasha believes in the philosophy of having the best nurse at the bedside and works beyond the hours and resources, in full commitment to her students in achieving their best.
      Siosifina Veukiso
      Siosifina VeukisoRTO Compliance and Audit
      Siosifina (fondly known as Fina), holds the position for RTO Compliance and Audit. Ready Health Nursing College has enjoyed the friendship, stewardship, mentorship and support, working with Fina on compliance and audit, along the journey from VETAB to ASQA. In addition, Fina continues her role as a Trainer and Assessor, in the classroom and in the Workplace. She actively participates in Moderation and Validation activities, keeping abreast of superseded courses. Of significance, Fina holds the position of Assistant Manager at St George Aged Care, providing industry consultation on our curriculum in relation to best practice in Nursing.
        Nilima D'Costa
        Nilima D'CostaClinical Administrator
        Neli has a degree in Psychology and joined the Team after completing her Cert III and Cert IV Qualifications. In her effort to not only understand the operations of the Business, but to support the students' needs, Neli, manages the Clinical aspects of student learning and clinical placement. On a day to day basis, Neli nurtures every student, into believing in themselves, doing their best and giving back to others.
          Mary Jane
          Mary JaneCurriculum Committee Representatives
          What amazing students we have! There are so many like these two very dedicated Curriculum Committee Representatives. Angela and Mary Jane have continued to stay connected with Ready Health Nursing College long after they completed their courses. They stay in touch with students needing information, visit new groups and motivate others who are simply going through a bad patch. They love attending and helping out at the Graduation Ceremonies. They love dragging our staff off to the beach, movies and injecting their zest for life into everyone. They simply love nursing and it’s so infectious…
            Angela
            AngelaCurriculum Committee Representatives
            What amazing students we have! There are so many like these two very dedicated Curriculum Committee Representatives. Angela and Mary Jane have continued to stay connected with Ready Health Nursing College long after they completed their courses. They stay in touch with students needing information, visit new groups and motivate others who are simply going through a bad patch. They love attending and helping out at the Graduation Ceremonies. They love dragging our staff off to the beach, movies and injecting their zest for life into everyone. They simply love nursing and it’s so infectious…