Meet our Nursing team

The team brings a combined healthcare recruitment experience of 48 years, across Australian and international markets. Divided into specialisms as well as locations, each consultant is a specialist in their particular field of nursing recruitment. We love we can be part of such a purposeful industry, and we cherish the relationships we have built over the years with both our candidates and clients.

We supply and support nurses with contract and perm vacancies, with many nurses undertaking contracts for us traveling between states and enjoying the adventure at the same time. Our main supply is within regional, rural, and remote facilities across Australia.

Discover your next Nursing or Midwifery opportunity with us today!


Genine Raats

Genine brings 11 years’ experience within healthcare recruitment in the South African, United Kingdom and most recently Australian market plus 8 years in leading and growing high performing teams.

M: + 61 (0) 468 912 977  E:  LinkedIn

Henry Gillette

Team Leader and specialist recruiter in the Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol space brings 7 years nursing recruitment experience across the UK and Australia. Henry leads a team of Mental health recruiters who recruit in NSW, ACT, VIC and TAS.

M: +61 (0) 434 003 594 E: LinkedIn

Josh Adams 

Principal Consultant and specialist recruiter managing the NSW, ACT & VIC Acute nursing portfolio for ED, ICU and Midwifery for contract and perm recruitment. Josh brings over 12 years nursing recruitment experience across the UK and Australia.

M: +61 (0) 468 911 543  E:  LinkedIn

Pete Jolly

Senior Recruitment Consultant looking after the Remote Area Nursing portfolio for WA, NT and SA and brings over 10 years nursing recruitment experience in the UK and Australia.

M: +61 (0) 481 753 813 E: LinkedIn

Naomi Risgalla

Recruitment consultant looking after Mental Health nursing in Vic and TAS bringing 2 years’ experience in recruitment.

M: +61 401 337 864 E: LinkedIn

Dave Allere

Recruitment consultant managing the ED Nursing desk for WA, SA and NT and brings nearly 2 years’ experience within the Australian market.

M: +61 (0) 431 755 617 E: LinkedIn

Tom Staunton

PARA consultant recently joined our team to support our Mental Health nursing team.

M: +61 (0) 403 864 778 E: LinkedIn 

Olivia O’Donnell

Resource Consultant supporting our team with sourcing of nurses across Australia as well as globally. also managing special bulk sourcing projects.

M: +61 (0) 403 665 671 E: olivia.o’  LinkedIn 

Client - Health NSW

Medacs have been supplying Mental Health Nurses with the Wagga Wagga Mental Health team since April 2018. The service we receive has been outstanding and our requests are always dealt with timely and professionally. The nurses put forward for our roles met the criteria of the role as well as the cultural fit we require for our services.

Nurse Manager, MHECS Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Services, Health NSW
Testimonial 3

I found the staff at Medacs very helpful, and they were truly accommodating to my needs and preferences. I found belonging to Medacs was a great way to see other areas of Nursing available and it helped me find the next path I wanted to take, having a trial run before I truly committed.

Kassandra, Senior Registered Nurse 
Testimonial 2

Searching for work overseas can seem overwhelming and there are many things to stress about going through the process alone. As soon as I started working with my recruiter Hayley Newell at Medacs Healthcare, the experience went from overwhelming to one of the smoothest easiest employment search experiences in my life! I cannot thank Hayley Newell and Medacs Healthcare enough for guiding me through this opportunity.

Jennifer, Psychiatric Nurse
Testimonial 4

I’m a client of Medacs working with our consultant on placing Remote Area Nurses into our WA Clinics. On a number of occasions, I’ve asked for delivery on 'near impossible' requests – like providing our request on Thursday afternoon for a Monday mobilisation. We’ve never been let down, receiving quality candidates to help us continue our service to some of the most isolated and vulnerable people on the planet. I work with a lot of agencies that promise the world and deliver very little. Medacs is one of our most valuable partners here at NHS.

Tim, HR Manager, Ngaanyatjarra Health Service, NT
Testimonial 5

My experience with Medacs Healthcare has been excellent and rewarding. The Medacs Healthcare team are helpful and attentive in all aspects from professionally liaising on the phone, emailing, and offering multiple opportunities with the different DHBs. They help arrange interviews, negotiating relocation and the salary with the DHB managers. They were flexible and professional, always willing to clear any doubts and providing ideas as well as explanations for applying for a visa.

Raj, Mental Health Nurse
Testimonial 6

Our Medacs consultant took on board previous discussions we’ve had had about trying new things and produced a whole new location for us. We've felt supported. We have relationships with other agencies who touch base with us during our contract, but it they don’t have the same personal touch and I think it’s was more of a "ticking the box exercise" rather than a genuine interest into how we were are going.

Carol and Phil, ICU Nurses
Testimonial 5

As a senior UK Psychologist looking for work in NZ during a pandemic, I knew there would likely be a plethora of challenges, so I turned to agencies as I thought their knowledge and both their explicit and implicit investment in finding people work would be helpful. Whilst other agencies were not following up on my emails after an initial response, Hayley from Medacs Healthcare was responsive, attentive and individualised in her approach, finding me interviews to answering and confirming details, which was very reassuring, given the distance and current climate.

Mathew, Clinical Psychologist
Testimonial 5

My experience of Medacs has been a positive one since first applying online. The response and the service genuine and enjoyable. I’ve been a contracting mental health nurse for several years and worked with various agencies. Medacs in both New Zealand and Australia have supported me throughout numerous roles and always ensure I am well supported throughout the recruitment process as well as throughout the working role.

Amalia, Surgical RN
Testimonial 5

I am so glad to be a part of the Medacs Healthcare team, being able to serve our community by being the hands and feet to our community.

Seipepa, Healthcare Assistant

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