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Staff Support Team

Te Tira Tautoko Kaimahi

Contact us - we're here for staff

Every staff member has access to the Staff Support Team. The Staff Support Team is made up of six representatives, one from each of the service areas.

Feel free to contact us with any areas of concern and/or interests you may have and we will endeavour to find a solution together.

Carina Perner headshot 2021 image 1xPsychological health issues

Carina Perner
Occupational Mental Health and Wellbeing Advisor
Tel +64 21 920 696
Email carina.perner@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/health-safety/hazards

Leisa Barron headshot image 2021 1xPhysical health issues

Leisa Barron
Occupational Health Nurse
Tel +64 3 479 5034
Email ohn@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/health-safety/occupational health

Jennifer Anderson headshot image 2021 1xWorkplace issues | Interpersonal Disputes

Jennifer Anderson
Manager ¦ Facilitation and Mediation
Tel +64 3 479 5679
Email jennifer.anderson@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/mediation

TanaLee Henare headshot image 1xWorkpace issues | Human Resources

Tana-Lee Henare
Divisional Human Resources Manager
Tel +64 3 479 8150
Email t.henare@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/humanresources

Daniel Porter headshot image 2021 1xPhysical Health | Proactive Support

Dan Porter
2x Manager ¦ Recreation Services, Unipol
Tel +64 27 499 5031
Email daniel.porter@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/recreation

Olivia Dawson headshot image 2021 1xPastoral Care | Spiritual Wellbeing

Olivia Dawson
Chaplain
Tel +64 3 479 8497
Email olivia.dawson@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/chaplain

For further support

General workplace issues | Union

Tree La Rooy
TEU – Union Representative
Tel +64 3 479 8803
Email tree.larooy@otago.ac.nz

Counselling

EAP Benestar
Find a counsellor benestar.com/counsellor-map
BeneHub benestar.com
(Company identifier: uniOtago, token: eap)

Or email staffsupport@otago.ac.nz

Useful resources

Download the Staff Support Team poster (PDF)

Download the student support: Reference for staff poster (PDF)