Meet the Vocational Rehabilitation team
Meet the team
Deb Le Cren
Deb, our Senior Vocational Consultant, joined the team in July 2011. Deb is an experienced career coach with over 20 years’ experience of working with people from a variety of backgrounds. She started her career in the New Zealand Air Force as a psychologist and formerly worked for the New Zealand Employment Service as a Special Projects Advisor.
Noretta joined the team in March 2014 as a Vocational Consultant and is based at the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit. Noretta has had extensive experience providing vocational rehabilitation services for people who have sustained injuries, which has included working as a self-employed Vocational Consultant in the South Auckland area. She has also had previous experience as a Recruitment Consultant – specialising in co-ordinating placements within the Industrial sector.
Kate is one of our Vocational Consultants based at the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit. She joined the NZST in November 2019 and her background includes working with ACC where she was identifying and preparing clients for post-injury work roles. She also worked at Workbridge (a nationwide not for profit agency) for 6 years assisting people with disabilities into work. This involved identifying individual skills and supporting clients vocationally into sustainable employment.