Henderson Healthcare is an Australian-owned healthcare recruitment agency with a boutique feel and bespoke approach to helping our clients to find the best professionals and our candidates to find the careers they’ve always dreamed of.

We work closely with both our clients and candidates to create a collaborative recruitment process which focuses on their skills, knowledge, expertise and needs.

Why Work With Us?

Specialist Team

As a team of fun, energetic, positive, and hard-working recruitment specialists, we seek to provide the highest level of support and empower our clients and candidates to discover the best roles and the perfect fits.

Unique Approach

We believe recruitment is more than just a checklist of expectations and generic job requirements and are truly passionate about what we do. Our unique, boutique approach ensures everyone we work with finds the right fit for them.

Wealth of Experience

Our team brings over 40 years of combined experience in the healthcare and recruitment industries to our company.

Melissa Henderson


Melissa Henderson created Henderson Healthcare in 2017 after 16 years spent working in the world of recruitment. Her first-hand experience in the industry allowed Melissa a more in-depth understanding of both the positive and negative aspects of healthcare recruitment, inspiring her to create an agency of her own that takes a passionate approach to helping both organisations and candidates find the perfect fit their needs. With an emphasis on collaboration and stellar customer service, Henderson Healthcare features a small yet significantly experienced team of specialists who strive for perfection for our clients and candidates. Through Henderson Healthcare, Melissa and the HH team seek to make a positive impact on the healthcare recruitment industry and love working in their supportive, energetic environment.


Recruitment Manager - Social Work

Ben has joined Henderson Healthcare with 15 years recruitment experience in the UK and Australia across finance and more recently healthcare. His primary focus will be to grow the Psychology and Social Care sector at Henderson in both Victoria and Tasmania. His passion for relationship building with client and candidates alike has helped him excel in difficult markets. Promoting quality and professionalism in all he does, he gets real fulfilment from matching the dream job and the candidate and the joy that brings for all.


Social Care Principal Consultant

Courtney has a BA in Mass Communications and has worked in the Recruitment Industry for over 3 years. Courtney started her recruitment career in Real Estate and then moved into the Healthcare sector specialising in Social Care. Courtney is passionate about helping others and loves assisting her candidates find their dream job! Courtney listens carefully to the needs of her clients and candidates to make the perfect match for both parties! Being a bubbly and motivated person with a tenacious work ethic you can expect a professional and stress-free recruitment service.


Social Care Consultant

Carla has joined Henderson Healthcare with 10years + Customer Service experience, She prides herself with building new relationships and placing the right fit for both her candidates and clients. Carla is outgoing honest and will always give her best support in the Mental Health and Social Care sector in both Northern Territory and Queensland.


Social Care Consultant

Nikki joined the Henderson Healthcare team in 2020. Prior to coming on board as our Marketing and Recruitment Consultant, Nikki gained extensive experience working for one of the world’s largest land and transport companies. Providing high level customer service to build positive and lasting relationships in her previous role has been extremely valuable in her transition to recruitment. Nikki focuses on expanding the disability sector at Henderson Healthcare. Her passion for wanting to make a change drives Nikki to ensure that she puts her clients first and that she brings a very detailed approach to candidate sourcing to achieve the ideal fit for clients and candidates. Nikki prides herself on high service standards, delivering quality candidates and ensuring employers are kept informed throughout the recruitment process.


Social Care Consultant

Jaydon specialises in recruiting for the Psychology and Social Care sector at Henderson Healthcare. Jaydon studied a Bachelor of Business Administration and has 5+ years of previous recruitment experience in Compliance & Business Development roles. He has a compassionate and friendly approach and always strives for excellence. Jaydon gets genuine fulfilment and joy from helping people find their dream job!


Allied Health Consultant

Jody has joined Henderson Healthcare to expand the Allied Health Team. With years of experience running her own small business, Jody understands the need for quality and reliable staff. Jody prides herself on honesty and integrity which translates to long term relationships with her clients and candidates.


Allied Health Consultant

Recently joined the Allied Health team with 4 years’ experience within recruitment, she will be focusing on Victoria and Queensland. Tessa has a strong passion to helping people and has a Bachelor degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. Her interest & passion for Healthcare has come from her dedication and motivation for personal fitness. Tessa understands the importance of clarity and time management and this ensures liaising with both clients and candidates is direct and understood to get all tasks achieved in a timely manner.


Nursing Consultant

Tracey is a Nursing and Midwifery specialist at Henderson Healthcare having emigrated from the UK with 4 years’ nurse recruitment experience within a successful and prestigious healthcare recruitment organisation. Her previous background has centred around healthcare, education and social inclusion as she always strives to ‘make a difference’. Tracey builds excellent relationships with both clients and candidates, through her dedicated and transparent approach, and is passionate about matching the right person to the perfect role.


Nursing Consultant

Rachael has joined Henderson Healthcare with 10+ years’ experience within the field of Customer Service and leadership. Rachael is passionate about the relationships she builds and will always keep her client’s best interests at heart. Rachael specialises in Nursing staff within Northern Territory and Queensland.


Project Lead Coordinator

Demi started her recruitment career beginning of this year and is very passionate about growing her experience in recruitment. Demi comes from a working background filled with excellent customer service, so she is here to make sure the clients or candidate needs are met. Demi is always going to give her best to support her clients, candidates and team at Henderson Healthcare.


Recruitment Consultant

Nadia is a Nursing Recruiter and Project Coordinator at Henderson Healthcare who has worked within the recruitment industry for over 10 years in a range of industries outside of Healthcare and in various roles including Compliance and Accounts. Nadia is specialised in working on our complex projects for both our large corporate clients and government agencies with client delivery being front of mind. Nadia naturally possesses excellent project management skills and builds strong rapport with our Clients and Candidates making her a valuable team member to Henderson Healthcare.


Compliance Manager

As an experienced recruitment specialist with more than 20 years’ experience and a successful, Perth-based recruitment agency to her name, Patty brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills to Henderson Healthcare. Her practical, transparent, and hard-working approach to helping both clients and candidates find the perfect people and roles is a benefit to both our team and those who trust us to help them find the best fit for their career goals.


Finance and Invoicing

Nick joins the Finance and Accounts team and always goes above and beyond for Clients and Candidates, so if there is ever a question, Nick is always there to help! Nick is in charge of invoicing and comes with a can do attitude.


Finance and Payroll

Anna has 25+ years of experience in Private Sector organisations in Operations co-ordinator roles. Respectful, dynamic, attentive, kind and a results-driven professional with an eye for detail, skilled in handling various organisational functions and office administrative strategies critical to organisational success with proven ability to balance multiple responsibilities, consistently delivering results on time. Her versatile skills which include customer service, office administration, all aspects of payroll and clerical skills to create and maintain high levels of integrity, efficiency and productivity. In addition, Anna is adept in sales, team building with the ability to build positive relationships with clients and fulfil their needs. Over the course of her career, Anna attained recognition for high flexibility to increased workload and work hours; being able to effectively work and deliver under pressure.