Meet The Team

  Adelaide    |    Brisbane    |    Gold Coast    |    Melbourne    |    Perth    |    Sydney

Adelaide

Emily Alver

Clinic Manager

Emily has been a long term advocate for natural health and has a diverse background in customer service and business management. In recent years, she has worked as a chiropractic assistant, freelance make-up artist and self-employed Nutritionist.

Emily is committed to providing a positive and welcoming environment and experience for both students and clients in the Adelaide clinic.

Outside of the clinic, Emily enjoys keeping active, spending time with her family and frequenting organic markets and health food cafes.

Dianne Hillmer

Clinic Services Coordinator

Dianne is an advocate for Natural Health and has spent more than 15 years in support roles in Chiropractic and Acupuncture clinics. Prior to this, she had worked in retail, payroll and travel.

Dianne is passionate about the Endeavour Wellness Clinic and the role it plays in both preparing students for their careers and providing affordable, high-quality care to the Adelaide community.

Away from the clinic, Dianne enjoys spending time with her family and has a keen interest in cooking with local produce.

Brisbane

Carly McDougal

Clinic Manager

Carly began her journey at Endeavour College as a Myotherapy student. After graduating in 2017, she joined the Endeavour Wellness Clinic team as a Clinic Service Coordinator in January 2018. Carly has seven years of experience in the health and wellness sector. She previously ran her own business in personal training, as well as teaching fitness classes.

In addition, Carly has served in the public sector, specifically for Queensland Health, where she fine-tuned her administrative skills. This has allowed Carly to gain a wealth of knowledge and practical skills that she has brought with her to the Endeavour Wellness Clinic.

Jacinta Brinnand

Clinic Services Coordinator

Jacinta first started her journey with Endeavour College in 2006 gaining her Certificate IV in Massage. From this, she worked in a variety of roles as a massage therapist for over 10 years, including owning and operating her own business.

In 2012, Jacinta pursued further education at Endeavour College graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Naturopathy in 2016. Jacinta practiced as a Naturopathic clinician for 2 years whilst also managing a busy multi-modality clinic in Brisbane city.

Throughout this journey Jacinta has had numerous administration and clinic management roles in a variety of health clinics, gaining a wealth of skills and knowledge in how to manage a successful clinic.

Jacinta’s current role within Endeavour Wellness Clinics allows her to combine her skills of clinical practice and management all whilst supporting students and staff to have a positive clinic experience.

Gold Coast

Sandra Powell

Clinic Manager

Sandra Powell

Sandra has extensive experience managing clinic networks in both the public and private domain in Western Australia. Her responsibilities in these roles have included staff recruitment and management, policy and procedure development and implementation, strategic planning and budget oversight. More recently Sandra was the Area Manager for Better Health Care in Western Australia and oversaw the successful RACGP accreditation of five general practice clinics.

Sandra moved to Queensland in 2016 and took on the role of Clinic Manager at the Endeavour College of Natural Health Gold Coast campus. In her role as Clinic Manager Sandra hopes to provide a clinical learning environment for students that is professional at the same time also nurturing and inspiring. Her background in clinic management with a focus on customer service will enable her to share her knowledge enabling students to gain skills that they can apply in their future business endeavors.

In addition to her nursing qualification, Sandra holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Melbourne

Carol Beckwith

Clinic Manager

Carol has had over 12 years of experience in customer service in a range of industries, including hotel management, health insurance and medical practice. Spending several years overseas, she volunteered at Indonesian Heritage Society and at Jakarta International School, where she managed volunteer groups and focused on delivering clear information to its members and parent body.

Exposure to the private health insurance sector and Medicare have provided a well-defined understanding of clients’ needs in a therapeutic setting. Carol returned to Australia after 8 years in South East Asia and joined Wellnation Clinics as Clinic Service Coordinator at Melbourne campus. She moved to the Clinic Manager role where she offers a clinical learning environment for students and staff that is professional, engaging and supportive. She’s happy to share her knowledge with students for their future and best practices.

Sian Morris

Clinic Services Coordinator

Sian Morris

Sian is an animal loving environmentalist with a passion for problem solving and logistics. Throughout her career she has worn various ‘hats’. Sian joined endeavour with a Degree in Communications, majoring in Public Relations and over 10 years of training, marketing and logistics experience.

Sian’s background in management and training within the natural health world brings a wealth of knowledge and support to the Wellness Clinic team. Outside of Endeavour Sian enjoys cats, being out in nature and various art projects.

Perth

Santina Alviani

Clinic Manager

Santina Alviani

Santina has 30 years’ experience in the Western Australian Health (Dental) Industry in Clinical Management and Training roles. Santina’s professional and personal development has seen her excel in many areas of the industry including Practice Development Manager, Treatment Coordinator through to Lecturer and Trainer. Santina has also held the roles of an Executive Manager and Student Services Manager of an International Training Organisation. Her responsibilities included staff recruitment management, policy and procedure development and implementation, strategic planning and budget oversight.

One of Santina’s goals at the Perth Endeavour Wellness Clinic is to create a positive, productive and safe environment whereby Students and Clients harmoniously interact in a professional manner.

Her passions is mentoring, exceptional customer service training, consulting, engaging and implementing processes. Santina loves the buzz she gets from training, sharing knowledge and experience. Health, happiness and wellbeing for her young adult children and family is what drives Santina.

Sydney

Maddison Nusdorfer

Clinic Manager

Maddison began her journey at Endeavour College studying nutrition. After graduating in 2018, she joined the Endeavour Wellness Clinic as a clinic service coordinator in August 2019. Maddison has a great understanding of the student clinic experience and is passionate about providing a positive learning environment for students and clients of the clinic.

Maddison moved to the clinic manager role in 2021 and brings a wealth of experience from her time as an Endeavour student and clinic coordinator. With over 8 years of customer service experience, Maddison’s goal for the Sydney Wellness clinic is for it to be a harmonious environment for students during their journey to becoming practitioners and for clients to receive the best possible care.

Outside of the Endeavour Wellness Clinic, Maddison enjoys being outside in nature or teaching people how to make fresh pasta!

Mercedes Diverio

Clinic Service Coordinator

Mercedes Diverio

Mercedes has lectured in the areas of naturopathic, nutritional and herbal medicines, and iridology in particular since 2003. Mercedes joined the Endeavour team in 2014 as a lecturer and clinic supervisor of practicum students in the final years of their bachelor degrees of naturopathy and nutritional medicine.

Mercedes holds a Bachelor of Health Science degree in Complementary Medicine with Advanced Diplomas in Naturopathy, Botanical Medicine, Nutrition, Homeopathy and has Diplomas in Reflexology and Remedial Massage.

In February 2016 Mercedes was appointed Senior Lecturer Naturopathy at the Sydney campus. One of Mercedes’ objectives in education is to inspire students becoming independent and creative learners; she constantly seeks the opportunity to encourage and mentor students to apply traditional and scientific evidence by following naturopathic principles to advance in their career as naturopaths.

Joining the Endeavour Wellness Clinics Sydney team in January 2018 as a Clinic Services Coordinator, Mercedes brings her wealth of knowledge and years of experience as a teacher and as naturopathic practitioner in private practice.

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