The members of the Support Plus HR team have been judiciously recruited to ensure they bring the right experience, character and qualifications to effectively support general practice in meeting their people related goals.  As individuals we offer sound, professional perspectives to provide the best solution for your human resource challenges. We also work together collaboratively ensuring you receive the benefits of a multi-team perspective and experience.

All team members have more than 15 years’ experience working in similar positions within a broad range of sectors – including the health sector. Each of us understands the particular challenges associated with being a part of a small business team and the need for practical and cost effective results. We provide a high degree of intellect and care when working alongside you.

Our approach is to work in partnership with you, offering a range of approaches and solutions to ensure you have a good level of comfort in the solution. 

Sarah Mitchell

Support Plus HR Services

Sarah holds a Masters of Science in Applied Psychology and has extensive business experience within the field of human resources.

Sarah has worked in a range of organisations in New Zealand and overseas. Her experience extends from professional services organisations to small to medium sized businesses, across multiple industries, including the health sector. Sarah has been working as a Senior HR Advisor at Pegasus Health for the past two years.

Sarah draws on her understanding of primary care environment and her expertise within human resources to provide advice and solutions to meet client’s needs. She enjoys guiding clients through situations that can be challenging and her calm manner and pragmatic approach ensures that a good outcome is achieved. Sarah is passionate about people development and regularly coaches managers and staff to broaden their knowledge base and lift performance.

Post Grad Dip in Industrial Organisational Psychology (2003)
M.Sc (App. Psych) Masters in Applied Psychology (1994 -1995)
B.Sc. (Hons) Bachelor of Science Major Psychology (1991 - 1993)

Natasha Kesseler

Support Plus HR Services

Natasha is a registered consultant psychologist with the New Zealand Psychological Society and the Australian Psychology Board (since 2006), with over 20 years’ experience as a human resources solutions provider. 

With an in-depth knowledge of psychology and its application in organisational settings, Natasha has recently returned to New Zealand to apply her skills in the health sector. She has worked with a range of public and private organisations, across multiple industries, including the health sector.

Natasha is passionate about helping businesses and people reach their potential. Her goal is to streamline human resource processes and provide easy to use, practical and informative solutions for her client’s needs. Her holistic and practical approach to providing solutions considers both corporate and client goals.

With over 10 years’ experience running her own business, she is well placed to understand the challenges of small practices and business management functions.  She will diligently work to ensure your investment of time, energy and cost, lead to effective outcomes for those who call upon her expert advice in human resources and people solutions.

M.Sc (App. Psych) Masters in Applied Psychology (2004)
B.Sc. (Hons) Bachelor of Science Major Psychology (1999- 2002)
Registered Consultant Psychologist PSY0000969478 (Psychology Board of Australia- AHPRA)- Status General Registration (held from 2006-Until Present)
Associate Member- Australian Psychological Society (2005- Until Present)

Fiona Fidow

Support Plus HR Services

Working as a Talent Acquisition Partner within the Support Plus Team, Fiona has extensive experience in recruitment and business development. She has worked within corporate and charitable business here and the UK.

Her most recent experience as a senior medical recruiter, in addition to seven years as a generalist recruitment agency owner/operator, ensures that she has the right technical skills to source doctors. She enjoys engaging and building relationships with candidates.

Fiona has 15 years’ experience in owning and growing small businesses.  This has given her a clear understanding of the special challenges faced by small business owners.  She is committed to providing outstanding service and working with integrity and transparency to ensure that your investment of time and money results in the best possible outcome for the practice.

Fiona understands how crucial team dynamics are to the success of a business and that the correct fit of a new employee is crucial for the success of the whole team.  She has a strong creative approach backed by self-discipline and a customer first approach.

She is an effective recruiter who can work with you to find the right people for your business.

Bachelor Arts (1991-1994)


Working in consultation with members of our network, we have developed a range of services called Support Plus, a suite of services designed to simplify the running of a primary and community care business.