January 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Caraniche Training and Workplace Services is rebranding to Caraniche at Work, and has launched a new website to better serve workplaces across Australia.

We sat down with Jacinta Pollard – Managing Director; and Amanda Mechanic – Manager, to understand the new approach and what it means for customers.

Jacinta Pollard, Managing Director and Amanda Mechanic, Manager, Caraniche at Work.

Why rebrand to Caraniche at Work?

Jacinta: Caraniche is well known across Australia for a very broad range of services – alongside the psychological support and training we provide to Australian workplaces, we work with some of the most marginalised people in our community to get their lives back on track through alcohol and drug counselling, specialised services for youth, and behaviour change programs.

The launch of Caraniche at Work gives a distinct identity to the work we do in helping forward-thinking workplaces look after their people, their teams, and ultimately their organisation as a whole.

Amanda: This process also gave us a chance to take a step back and reflect on what’s unique about the way we support modern Australian workplaces.

Over the 20 or so years that we’ve been delivering health, wellness and capacity building services to Australian companies, we’ve learnt that practical help at the individual level is most effective when it’s delivered alongside strategies that engage teams and address wider organisational challenges.


Making people the priority is the new tagline – how did that come about?

Jacinta: One of our favourite parts of this process was the opportunity to consult our clinicians, trainers and support staff on the work they do with Caraniche, and what it means to them. When it came to a tagline that captures what gets us up in the morning, Making people the priority really resonated with our whole team, so it was a very easy decision!


How will this rebrand impact existing Caraniche customers?

Amanda: Existing customers will continue to receive the same responsive, high quality workplace and training support services – absolutely nothing will change there.

The website has been completely redesigned to make it easy for employees to get the right support, including digital tools and articles that have been reviewed and recommended by our senior clinicians.

HR managers also have access to a whole range of resources to help them navigate the challenges of wellbeing in the modern workplace.

Updated EAP brochures, wallet cards and posters will soon be available for all customers, so you can ensure all employees are aware of the services on offer to them. If you can’t wait, you can download them now.


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