Natasha has worked in the finance industry for the past 13 years giving her a good understanding of the drivers of business and connectivity with people. She has the mantra of Relationships being at the centre of everything that we do.
Influencing advancement is what Natasha works towards being on numerous Not-For-Profit and For-Profit boards.
Natasha has a Bachelor of Commerce and post-graduate degree in Finance and Investment.
Her spare time is spent with her husband and two young daughters.
Community Services Manager
After completing her education as a Social Educator in Germany, Annegret went to work in South Africa where she worked with disadvantaged communities .
In 2003 she arrived with her family to Western Australia. Annegret started as a Support Worker for CURA In-Home Care’s predecessor, DACWA, in November 2007. She was appointed as Coordinator in April 2010. Her valued skills and engaging personality have found a heartfelt place with all of CURA’s clients and staff.
Annegret holds a Cert III and Cert IV in Community Aged Care and a Diploma in Management.
Senior Administration Coordinator
Anita has over 20 years experience working in an office environment, both large and small, in various roles. She holds a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and brings a great deal of office administrative knowledge to the CURA team.
Anita was born in Denmark and as a teenager she migrated with her family to Perth, Western Australia in 1988 and grew up in the Perth Hills.
In her spare time, she enjoys camping with her husband and young daughter, and loves her weekly Konga class.
Anita joined us in June 2018 and enjoys working with and providing administrative support to the friendly CURA team.
Anja worked for CURA as a Support Worker for almost 6 years, before she started as a Support Coordinator in the office.
Anja is originally from Germany and came to Australia 17 years ago. Back in Germany she worked in several administration roles, mostly in the chemical industry.
Anja holds a CERT IV in Home and Community Care. She loves working with people and has thoroughly enjoyed her Support Worker role. Her experience in that role combined with her administrative background are an ideal basis for the role as a Support Coordinator.
Cheryl is a second generation Australian; married with one daughter, a dog and a cat. She has lived in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and London. Cheryl has worked as a Support Worker at CURA since 2015, before she started in the office as Assistant Scheduler.
Cheryl's work history entails 30+ years as a hairdresser - ran her own home business in Singapore. She has also worked as a Property Manager in Real Estate.
Cheryl has a love of keeping fit and healthy, so you will usually find her in the gym early mornings and cycling around the river on the weekends. In her spare time Cheryl loves cooking, gardening, reading, spending time with friends and family.
Scheduler and CVS Coordinator
After finishing her school years in the Netherlands, José worked as a salesperson and did some child minding, during which she realised she is very much a people’s person. José migrated to Australia in 1980, together with her husband and baby.
With their four sons growing up and having worked in the sales industry, José needed a more rewarding challenge and joined DACWA in 2009 as a support worker. José then worked as a coordinator with CURA (formerly DACWA) for a few years and in 2015, changed to a new role with a different function. This included her involvement in the running of the Community Visitors Scheme Programme.
José feels at home with Cura and finds working with what she describes as great people, very satisfying.
Thomas (Wai Hung)
Thomas lived in Hong Kong for many years and moved to Perth in January 2016. He worked in a rehabilitation work-field for about 16 years, mainly providing a vocational support for people with intellectual disability, mental illness, physically handicapped and autism.
Since June 2016, Thomas started working in an Aged Care service as a program officer and coordinator. The past experience has given him a good foundation to have a positive and fast picked-up skill in CURA.
Thomas likes music and magic so much. These two hobbies gives him good skills to break the ice with someone and start the conversation. Thomas finds that there are many nice people around him especially his colleagues and the elderly people at CURA.