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Implementation of the Hope and Healing Framework – Secondment of Ms Pamela Spall to position of Project Manager

Those who were present at PeakCare’s recent Annual General Meeting or have read the transcript of the speech delivered by the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence will have noted  Minister Fentiman’s announcement about the contracting of PeakCare to work with the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services on the development and application of strategies to implement the Hope and Healing framework across all residential care services in Queensland.

PeakCare is pleased to announce the secondment of Ms Pamela Spall to the position of PeakCare’s Project Manager to lead and coordinate this exciting and challenging project. Ms Spall is currently employed as the Research and Evaluation Manager within the Creche and Kindergarten Association (C&K) and has previously held senior manager roles in the non-government and government sectors including the position of Regional Manager within the (former) Department of Family Services and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs. For several years, she worked as a Director and Principal Consultant within a private consultancy group and served as a Board Director for UnitingCare Queensland during much of this period. Ms Spall has also been engaged as a lecturer within QUT’s School of Humanities and Human Services, was appointed to the role of Adjunct Associate Professor within Griffith University’s School of Human Services and Social Work in 2014 and is currently a member of QUT’s Human Research Ethics Committee.

PeakCare congratulates Ms Spall on her appointment and is looking forward to the commencement of her new role in early 2017. PeakCare also sincerely thanks the many, very worthy candidates who expressed interest in this position. Thank you for your interest in contributing to the important work undertaken by PeakCare.

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