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Shining star support services team

Get to Know Us

Since opening our doors in 2022, the foundation of Shining star support services has come from the exceptional talent and true passion within the team. As the heart of what we do, each team member is dedicated to making sure all participants are completely satisfied. Our team all bring something unique to the care that they provide. Read below to learn more and get in touch with any questions.

Support worker Mannum Murray Bridge NDIS

Cheryl

Founder & Team leader



Certificate 3 in Disability support.

Undergraduate in community support.

Childrens rights and safety.

Bullying & Harassment for employees.

Consent matters: Boundaries, respect, & positive intervention.

Manual handling.

Infection control-Covid 19

Aggression in Autism.

Hand hygiene.

NDIS- Quality, safety & you. 

NDIS- New workers induction module.

NDS- Human rights and you- zero tolerance.

NDS- Understanding abuse - zero tolerance.

NDS- supported decision making.

The voices of Autism.

Worker wellbeing: client wellbeing.

Hazardous manual task workshop.

Medication training.

Managment of actual or potential aggression. Nonviolent intervention.

Suicide prevention.

Mental health awareness.

Mental health first aid.

Trauma-Informed Certificate for Coaches.

Enteral feeding training.

Gastrostomy nutrition- bolus pump method.

Gastrostomy nutrition- Plunged puree method.

Gastrostomy medication administration.

Gastric drainage via gastrostomy device.

Transgastric jejunostomy nutrition- continuous bolus pump.

Epilepsy and Seizure First Aid management including administration of Intranasal Midazolam.

Through their eyes.

Autism friendly.

Professional boundaries & zero tolerance.

Quality, diversity & inclusion awareness.

Current first aid & CPR and DCSI clearances. 

Covid and flu vaccinated. 

Cheryl is not only our founder but is an essential part of the support team. Cheryl has experience working with Adults and Children. Cheryl has personal lived experience with ASD.

Cheryl has over 10 years' experience working as a disability support worker. Cheryl has worked with people with many different disabilities, including but not limited to, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, autism & intellectual disabilities. Before entering the workforce as a Disability worker, Cheryl worked on Dairy farms for 20+years. Cheryl loves farm life and the fresh air. Cheryl loves Cows and all animals big and small. Cheryl has a few different pets at home.

Cheryl is a Mum and Grandma. Cheryl loves the outdoors, camping with her family, fishing, 4x4ing and swimming. Cheryl loves being out in the Mallee and near the river and beach.

In her free time Cheryl is a wildlife carer and trainer for Save our wildlife foundation. 

Meet the Team: Team

Team

Where the Passion Begins

Support worker Mannum Murray Bridge NDIS

Breony 

Support worker


Certificate 3 in Individual Support- Aging.

Certificate 3 in Individual support- Disability.

Manual handling.

NDIS- Quality, safety & you.

NDIS- Supporting effective communication.

NDIS- Supporting safe & enjoyable meals.

NDIS- New worker induction module.

NDS- Support decision making.

NDS- Understanding abuse- Zero tolerance.

Gastrostomy nutrition- Plunged puree method.

Gastrostomy medication administration.

Oral suction.

Epilepsy and Seizure First Aid management including administration of Intranasal Midazolam.

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence.

Hand Hygiene.

Medication support for health support workers in the community.

Autism friendly.

Support worker mandatory training program.

Open disclosure (H-AU).

Aged care quality standards (H-AU)

Talk to us first (OPAN)

Certificate 2 in Food processing.

Save a mate- alcohol & drug emergency.

Autism friendly.

Current first aid & CPR and DCSI clearances.

Covid and flu vaccinated.

Breony or Bree as we like to call her. Is an unofficial carer for her grandmother. Bree loves spending time with her family and friends. Bree has a dog and loves animals. Bree enjoys the outdoors and loves to cook. Bree enjoys working with our older clients and loves a good chat and hearing about our older client's life experiences. 

Support worker Mannum Murray Bridge NDIS

Mia

Support worker
Southern suburbs of Adelaide.


Certificate 3 in Individual support- Aging.

Manual handling.

NDIS- Quality safety and you.

NDIS- New worker induction module.

NDS- Understanding abuse- Zero tolerance.

NDS- Zero Tolerance- Human rights and you.

Hand hygiene.

Medication support for health support workers in the community.

Transgastric jejunostomy- Nutrition continuous pump.

Transgastric jejunostomy- Medication administration.

Gastrostomy nutrition-bolus pump method.​

Epilepsy and Seizure First Aid management including administration of Intranasal Midazolam.

Precise thick-n instant user.

Food safety.

Understanding covid-19 for aged care workers.

DCS-Supporting people to remain infection free. 

Current first aid & CPR. DCSI clearances.

Covid vaccinated.

Mia loves walking her dogs on the beach. Spending time outdoors and exploring. Mia loves spending time with her family. Mia is a wiggles fan! Mia loves animals. Mia enjoys working with all aged clients and has a personal understanding of people who have ASD and other learning difficulties. Mia may be young but has worked with palliative care patients in a nursing home.

Meet the Team: Team Members

Team

Where the Passion Begins

Support worker Mannum Murray Bridge NDIS

Shakira

Support worker

Undergraduate in community services (currently studying).

Medication safety for health support workers in the community.

NDIS-Supporting safe & enjoyable meals.

NDIS- Quality, safety & you.

NDIS- New worker NDIS induction module.

Epilepsy and Seizure First Aid management including administration of Intranasal Midazolam.

Gastrostomy nutrition- Plunged puree method.

Gastrostomy medication administration.

Oral suction.

Autism friendly.

Current first aid & CPR and DSCI clearances.

Covid vaccinated.

Shakira like to spend time with her family and friends. Likes to go to the gym or read a good book. Shakira loves all animals big and small. Shakira has several pets including a horse that is retired. Shakira enjoys doing crafts. Shakira enjoys working with younger clients to embrace their creative side. But will work with anyone! 

Support worker Mannum Murray Bridge NDIS

Tania
Support worker

Certificate 3 Individual Support- Disability (currently studying).

Nasogastric nutrition- bolus pump method.

Oxygen administration- via cylinder.

Nasogastric- medication administration.

Gastrostomy nutrition- bolus pump method.

Gastrostomy nutrition- Plunged puree method.

Gastrostomy medication administration.

Gastric drainage via gastrostomy device.

Transgastric jejunostomy nutrition- continuous bolus pump.

Gastrostomy nutrition- Plunged puree method.

Gastrostomy medication administration.

Oral suction.

Epilepsy and Seizure First Aid management including administration of Intranasal Midazolam.

Kids safe SA infant safety.

Responding to risks of harm, abuse & neglect.

Shared lives.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children in out of home care reconciliation.

Through their eyes.

Safe Environments.

Infection control Covid-19.

NDIS- Quality, safety & you.

NDIS- Supporting effective communication.

NDIS- Supporting safe & enjoyable meals.

NDIS- New worker induction module.

Medication training.

NDS- Human rights & you- Zero tolerance.

Hand hygiene. 

Dysphagia- keeping swallowing safe.

Choking- reducing the risk.

Care for families.

We put children first- understanding child sexual abuse & understanding harmful sexual behavior. 

Disability awareness for out of home care.

Understanding cultural & linguistic diversity.

Food safety.

Nurturing attachments.

Current first aid & CPR and DCSI clearances. 

Covid and flu vaccinated. 

Tania is a mum. Tania enjoys being involved in speedway with her family. Loves to help out her friends. Tania loves to work outside in the garden and do handman jobs. Tania loves animals and has a few at home! Tania loves to work with all aged clients, but the kids all seem to love her. 

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