Our Team

Easec was founded in 2005.  We are proud of the depth of experience in our team.  We are committed to give back to the industry through staff mentoring and training, and we support and develop each other and as a team.  Easec’s Rehabilitation and Careers Consultants each have on average 9.4 years of experience in their field of expertise, are accredited with Comcare, and registered with their professional bodies. Easec consultants all share the vision of our company to maximise people’s potential to participate in work and enable them to live better lives.

Each Easec Rehabilitation Consultant holds tertiary and postgraduate qualifications in the health sciences field. We are an expert multi-disciplinary team who deliver quality services and real outcomes throughout Queensland.  Our comprehensive office network servicing all metropolitan and regional centres in Queensland is supported by permanent Easec employees located locally in those regions. A complete list of Easec Rehabilitation and Careers Consultants, along with their professional profiles, is able to be provided by contacting us.

Julia Bunn

Principal Consultant and Occupational Therapist

Julia graduated from the University of QLD in 1994 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Hon class 1. She worked for several highly respected organisations in the field of injury management and occupational rehabilitation before setting up Easec Occupational Health Pty Ltd in April 2005. Determined to develop a company focused on the provision of exceptional quality services, Julia has ensured Easec has a reputation for outstanding standards of work in the field of injury management. She is an active founding member of the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association (ARPA) and is committed to ongoing industry development in the field of Occupational Rehabilitation. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Julia possesses a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the big picture of personal injury insurance. Julia has built a values-based business around quality consultants, quality systems and real results.

Jacinda Keane

DVA Account Manager and Occupational Therapist

Jacinda graduated from the University of Queensland in 2004 and has worked in the field of occupational rehabilitation since her graduation, demonstrating her passion for the principles of workplace rehabilitation and the belief that this is a primary driver in assisting individuals to recover from injury and illness. Jacinda’s lengthy commitment to the Veteran population underpins her role as Account Manager for Department of Veterans’ Affairs referrals for Easec. Jacinda’s expertise extends from service provision for complex return to work cases, maximising quality of life outcomes for clients with complex medical management issues, and activities of daily living (ADL) home assessments and the provision of recommendations for modifications and/or equipment.

Jacinda leads a team of over 30 DVA registered Rehabilitation Consultants, and ensures their professional development, mentoring and thorough knowledge of complex legislation and veteran support services is unsurpassed.

Contact Jacinda for more information about the services we offer to Veterans and DVA at dvareferrals@easec.com.au

Toni Both

Life Insurance Account Manager and Senior Psychologist

Toni has over 16 years of experience as a Psychologist and Rehabilitation Consultant in Workplace Rehabilitation, with over 10 years experience primarily in the Life Insurance space. As the Easec Account Manager for Life Insurance work, Toni is responsible for customer relationships and ensures the quality of all our services. Toni continues to carry a caseload, specialising in assessments and case management of complex psychological claims.

Toni leads a team of over 15 Rehabilitation Consultants with expert skills in Life and Income Protection Insurance. This team consists of specialists in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Job Placement. Her mentoring ensures her team undertake extensive professional development and training to make sure the needs of Life Insurers are met. Toni focuses on the quality assurance of all services delivered to ensure her customers receive consistent high standard outcomes.

Toni successfully manages Easec’s position as preferred panel provider to a number of Life Insurers. Toni is also involved in development and overseeing several pilot programs to assist Life Insurers to meet their specific member needs for rehabilitation and return to work.

Contact Toni for more information about the services we offer to Life and Income Protection Insurers at lifereferrals@easec.com.au

Debbie Taylor

Employment and Career Transition Services Account Manager and Senior Careers Advisor

Debbie works collaboratively with clients to mentor and coach them to achieve sustainable employment relevant to their skills and experience. She also delivers group and one-on-one Career Transition Management Coaching services and Job Search Preparation Workshops to individuals voluntarily facing medical retirement or redundancy. Debbie works closely with her clients to ensure they have the necessary tools and support to effectively operate within the job seeking environment. Debbie has expertise working with Veterans and transferring their skills into recognised civilian equivalents.

Debbie has been awarded the ARPA Excellence in Rehabilitation Award for Innovation in Return to Work, which reflects her dedication and experience working in the employment industry. Debbie mentors a team of Careers Consultants within Easec and is responsible for ensuring our services are current and easily accessible to all.

Contact Debbie for more information about Easec’s Employment and Career Transition services at careers@easec.com.au

Lucinda De Coster

Regional Queensland Team Leader, Rehabilitation Counsellor and Life Coach

Lucinda has over 15 years of experience as a Rehabilitation Consultant across a wide variety of personal injury insurers and different state workers’ compensation systems. Lucinda has expertise in delivering comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services, Vocational Assessments, Labour Market Assessments, and rehabilitation needs assessments. She is acknowledged for her ability to deliver targeted assessment and case management services to the most complex and challenging clients and has an expert reputation amongst Life Insurance and Defence/Veteran populations.

Lucinda is responsible for the mentoring of our multidisciplinary team located throughout Queensland regional areas. Based in Townsville, Lucinda manages our teams and offices in Cairns, Rockhampton, and Sunshine Coast.

Contact Lucinda for more information about how Easec’s experienced regional team can service some of your most remote and complex clients at regionalinfo@easec.com.au

Rochelle Swaby

Comcare / ORAMS Account Manager and Rehabilitation Counsellor

12 years of experience in Workplace Rehabilitation, Rochelle has considerable expertise in the area of early intervention, mediation, vocational assessment and return to work case management. She specialises in complex psychological claims, as well as the management of long tail claims. Rochelle has specialised experience in conducting high quality assessments for Total and Permanent Disability claims.

Rochelle leads a team of Rehabilitation Consultants who specialise in Comcare services. This team consists of specialists in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Job Placement. Her mentoring ensures her team undertake extensive professional development and training in the needs of Commonwealth Agencies, and her focus on quality assurance ensure all work is delivered at a consistently high standard.

Rochelle successfully manages Easec’s position on the ORAMS panel. Contact Rochelle for more information about the services on offer to Comcare Agencies and ORAMS at ORAMSreferrals@easec.com.au

Kym McMaster

WorkCover Account Manager and Physiotherapist

Kym has over 9 years of experience in the field of Workplace Rehab and also maintains hands-on clinical physiotherapy practice. Kym is adept at identifying return to work barriers and managing individuals through the return to work process. Kym continues to carry a caseload utilising her special expertise in the management of complex physical conditions.

Kym leads a team of Rehabilitation Consultants who specialise in WorkCover Queensland rehabilitation services. This team consists of specialists in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Job Placement. Her mentoring ensures her team undertake extensive professional development and training in the needs of Queensland employers and WorkCover Queensland, and her quality assurance of all services delivered to her customers.

Kym successfully manages Easec’s position on the WorkCover Queensland Rehabilitation Provider panel. Contact Kym for more information about the services we offer to WorkCover Queensland at WORKCOVERreferrals@easec.com.au

Ian Montgomery

Employer Services Account Manager and Exercise Physiologist and Ergonomist

Ian has 12 years of experience in Workplace Rehabilitation. Ian specialises in the case management of physical injury claims, identifying barriers to return to work and overcoming these to achieve return to work outcomes. He has specific strength in task analysis assessments and correlating the relationship of function with the ability to return to work.

Ian leads a team of Rehabilitation Consultants who specialise in injury prevention and workplace wellness services for employers. Ian successfully engages with employers to develop wellness and injury prevention services tailored to our customer’s needs.

Contact Ian for more information about how Easec’s Wellness and Injury Prevention services can help you at WHSqld@easec.com.au

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