Nicole Wilson (nee Green), Health Works NSW Founder and Occupational Therapist
Nicole has 15 years’ experience as an Occupational therapist in various clinical areas such as neurological, orthopedic and occupational rehabilitation, aged care, paediatrics and in the disability sector. She has developed her clinical skills through various challenging OT and management roles within both NSW and working overseas.
Moving into the disability & corporate sector (NDIS and Employment services) Nicole has developed her knowledge and experience of the NDIS, worker’s compensation and CTP schemes. She enjoys providing internal injury management advice to work cover agents and assisting with learning and development for severe injury case managers.
Nicole’s experience in severe injuries such as traumatic brain injury and spinal injury has allowed her to encompass her clinical skills to provide occupational therapy and case management service to clients with these injuries. She has built a strong network with community agencies throughout her career and can co-ordinate and monitor services for clients with extremely challenging behaviors and complex clinical needs.
Nicole is a highly motivated occupational therapist who is committed to delivering exceptional quality of service to all stakeholders, through efficient communication and collaboration. Nicole is passionate about helping participants under the NDIS and clients in the community to achieve independence that is functional with all the things they need and want to do on a daily basis. Nicole strongly believes people should not have to travel to major cities to access the best therapy services available. Her late brother was profoundly disabled. With this personal experience, Nicole understands how disability affects the entire family and knows first-hand the additional strain caused with travelling to access therapy. Nicole will go above and beyond to ensure that all clients can the best OT services locally.
Nicole also works closely with many corporate organisations to deliver programs and services tailored to their needs with a strong focus on outcomes, whilst considering all reasonable and necessary guidelines at a cost competitive price.
When not working as an OT, Nicole is a member of riding for disabled and water-skiing for the disabled, combining her love for sport, the outdoors and people.
Nicole is an active member of OT Australia and APHRA. Nicole is registered NDIS provider, RMS Driving Assessor and an advanced seating specialist. Nicole is also accredited to conduct pre-employment medicals, drug and alcohol screens and hearing assessments.