Lesley Hooson

BBS, DipPhty, DipTchg, GradDipCareerDev
Approved Smithells® Professional

Lesley Hooson is a career professional with a wide knowledge of education and the world of work gained as a Training and Development Consultant. She works in her own company, Careers in Progress Limited, based in Richmond, Nelson. She is also available for consultations in Christchurch.

Initially trained as a physiotherapist, Lesley’s "OE" to Canada enabled her to specialize in hand therapy, gaining an insight into a wide range of occupations and industries. Sailing her yacht back across the Pacific gave her insights into different cultures.

Lesley has been the physio for a provincial secondary school representative rugby team. She presently works with youth in her community through Rotary International programmes and exchanges.

Lesley has completed the Graduate Diploma in Career Development through AUT University in Auckland. Her other graduate qualifications are in business studies, physiotherapy and teaching. She has completed specialized training through First Careers in Hamilton, New Zealand, in the use of the Smithells® Career Planning System with 15 to 30 year olds.

Lesley is a Professional Member of CDANZ (the Career Development Association of NZ).

Click to contact Lesley or call her on 03 544 9795 or 021 233 7708


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