Riverview Rest Home Staff

Our People

We are blessed to have a talented and dedicated team of highly skilled staff that truly care for
the wellbeing of each and every one of our residents and their families.

With 24-hour nursing care, the latest in technology and a range of activities and support services, our staff team
take pride in striving to provide “Excellence in Christian Care” and enhancing the quality of life for each of our residents.


Our Executive

Nicolle Jachmann

Chief Executive Officer

Nicolle was appointed by the board to the newly created position of Chief Executive Officer in January 2017 to manage the day to day business operations of Riverview Lutheran Rest Home. Nicolle's role is to provide leadership to the Riverview team by inspiring, motivating and empowering others on the journey of implementing the Riverview Strategic Plan and achieving our vision of "Excellence in Christian Care".

Nicolle is a Certified Practising Accountant and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has over 25 years' experience in Finance and Business and People Management.


Gemma Webber

Director of Nursing

Gemma Webber was appointed to the role of Director of Nursing in January 2021.  Gemma has been working at Riverview since 2014 and is passionate about ensuring the provision of excellent quality care and services to the residents of Riverview.  Gemma is a local Riverland resident and therefore understands the importance of providing access to high quality aged care in regional areas. 





Annie Payne

General Services Manager

Annie has been part of the Riverview team since October 2017 and has a broad background having worked in management, and employment and training across a number of organisations.

Annie heads up our hotel services operations, working with our Head Chef and Cleaning/Laundry co-ordinator to deliver quality resident services, whilst also Managing our Human Resources. 

Annie is also the person to sepak to if you are interested in finding out more about Retirement Living options at Riverview.




Pastoral Care

Pastor Avito da Costa

Pastoral Care

Pastor Avito da Costa accepted our call to Riverview Lutheran Rest Home Inc early February 2020.

Pastor conducts our weekly Wednesday Chapel services at Riverview and is also be available on other days of the week to provide spiritual support to residents, staff, families and our Cottage and Serviced apartment residents.

Pastor Avito has previously served the parishes of Nhill, Eudunda, Mildura, Strathalbyn and now come here from the Port Adelaide - Woodville parish. Before entering the ministry he was a medical technologist and regional manager for SA, NT, and Western Victoria in a pathology firm. His childhood was spent in Woomera and before that in Goa and Bombay, India.


Organisational chart

Our Organisation Chart can be downloaded here.