Upper South Island

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Viniece Dodds - Chief Executive

Viniece has a strong business background leading key strategic initiatives in organisational culture, service transformation and business development in telecommunications, energy industry and international relief and development throughout New Zealand and Canada.

Before joining Workplace Support she was a Programme Manager at Vodafone and Director of Social Enterprise for a not-for-profit organisation. Her recent experience has been focused on implementing sustainable business practices, financial management, and developing facilities and frameworks for improved learning and service delivery.

Viniece is passionate about enabling better access to services and support that improve people’s livelihoods and wellbeing.


Phone: 0800 443 445
Email: admin@workplacesupport.co.nz

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John Noordanus - Staff Support Manager

John brings over 35 years experience working in the disability and mental health sectors in Australia and New Zealand. Over the last 20 years, he has held both middle and senior leadership roles in Government Departments and Not-for-Profit organisations. John manages the Staff Support Team and connects with our client organisations to ensure that our trusted wellbeing partnerships are strong and healthy.

John recognises that teams need to have the tools of resilience, and further empowerment strategies to feel confident and passionate in their work supporting their customers with positive outcomes.

John enjoys driving his Triumph Stag and developing prize-winning gardens.

BSSc (Habilitation), RPN, RPdN (Registered Psychiatric & Psychopaedic Nurse)

Phone: 0800 443 445
Mobile: 027 222 6088
Email: johnn@workplacesupport.co.nz


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Daryl Parsons – Wellbeing Partner Lead

Daryl brings a blend of counselling, supervision and education experience to his role as Wellbeing Partner Lead, where he works in-depth with key client wellbeing partners to assess their existing structures, then plan and implement wellbeing improvement pathways for them. This is a key role in our vision to see workplaces across Aotearoa enhance wellbeing. Daryl also leads our Supervision team, ensuring our Professional Supervision, Leadership Coaching and Peer Support Programmes are at a high standard.

Daryl is a lifelong lover of football and enjoys exploring the quieter parts of the South Island.

MNZCCA, PG Dip. Education; Dip. Counselling; Dip. Adult Teaching & Learning, Bachelor of Ministries,

(CISM) Critical Incident Stress Response & Management, Cert. Supervision

Phone: 0800 443 445
Mobile: 021 725 882
Email: daryl.parsons@workplacesupport.co.nz
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David Singh—Counselling Services Manager

David leads our staff team of Counsellors to strengthen their wellbeing strategies, and oversees our counselling contracts with specialist practitioners, to best meet the wellbeing needs of our client organisations and their employees.

David is passionate about working alongside people to help them develop their own sense of empowerment.  His experience in counselling includes addictions, relationships and trauma. David enjoys people improve their resilience and wellbeing.

David’s own wellbeing pursuits include mountain biking, DIY and the fine art of Bonsai.

DAPAANZ Dip. Applied Addictions Counselling; Cert Supervision; ACC Registered

Phone: 0800 443 445
Email: david.singh@workplacesupport.co.nz