Vanessa Eldridge | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Vanessa Eldridge

B.App.Sc.(Occ.Ther.) University of South Australia, Adv.Dip.Man Federation University, Cert.TAE Gordon Institute of TAFE

  • Lecturer, Occupational Therapy – Clinical Education
  • School of Health
+61 7 5430 2806
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Vanessa Eldridge

Vanessa Eldridge is a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy – Clinical Education.

Vanessa has worked as an occupational therapist throughout Victoria across public and private industry. Her clinical experience has included acute, rehabilitation, community and NDIS. She has worked as a Senior Manager for Victoria’s largest regional public health service, developing a large multidisciplinary team, and most recently, she was employed as a TAFE Teacher for the Certificate IV Allied Health Assistants at the Gordon TAFE in Victoria.

Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of South Australia, an Advanced Diploma of Management from Federation University and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

She is passionate about mentoring Occupational Therapy students and providing high quality learning experiences for the benefit of students and their future teams and consumers.

Professional Memberships 

  • Member Occupational Therapy Board, Australia
  • Registered Occupational Therapist with AHPRA


  • Acknowledged on the Dean’s Merit List 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, University of South Australia
  • Chancellor’s Award for Consistent High Achievement 2001

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Teaching areas

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Clinical Education