Silvia is our most experienced employee; she has dedicated more than 24 years’ service to Back Centre. Her expertise is highly valued.
Prior to her position with Back Centre, Silvia worked in administration roles with NAB (National Australia Bank) in Adelaide and Sydney. Silvia also worked in England as secretary to Transport and Shipping Managers and in Hamburg, Germany at Barclays Bank. Silvia’s significant experience in office environments is of enormous benefit to our customers.
“I really enjoy being part of the Back Centre business. There is a wonderful supportive team, so coming to work is very enjoyable. We have an excellent sense of trust and great working relationship with the business owners, too.”
“I find working in a position to help people with their problems is extremely satisfying. I love the fact that we can put our customers at ease and there is no pressure to buy – our no obligation, 7 day free trial makes a real difference.”
“On the weekend I like to spend time at home, catching up with family and friends. I enjoy going for walks along the beach.”
Debbie has been a loyal Back Centre employee for more than 15 years and has a strong background in office work, with secretarial, computing and retail expertise. Her particular expertise is her knowledge of office chairs, office accessories, back supports and pillows.
Debbie’s busy role includes assisting customers in person and by phone, processing orders, invoicing and stock orders.
“I love that this is a family owned business with lovely owners and wonderful, friendly staff. I have a great sense of satisfaction when we can assist our customers, especially some that are in a lot of pain.”
“I love to catch up with family and friends. Going for coffee and shopping are two of my favourite pastimes!”
Cheryl is one of our newest team members at Back Centre, having joined us in May 2016. She has 26 years’ experience in customer service and a strong administration background working in public relations, recruitment and medical companies.
“I love working at Back Centre because of the friendly and welcoming environment. We offer such genuine assistance for customers and our staff members are caring and sincere, with no hard sell. Our work environment is always calm and happy and I especially like the ‘nothing is too much trouble’ attitude.”
“My weekends are very busy! I love watching my children’s sport, family outings, socialising with friends and walking our dog.”
Customer Service & Web maintenance
Mel is one of our newest team members at Back Centre, having joined us in March 2017.
She has over 10 years experience working in various Retail and Customer Service positions, as well as running a online store.
“Working around such a great team makes coming to work effortless, and even better its a SA family owned Business.“
“When im not at work i enjoy spending time with my children and helping them with crafts/baking and lots of other fun filled activities. “
Storeman, Delivery Driver and Repairman
Warren is one of our most valued employees – he’s our ‘can-do’ man. Warren’s area of speciality at Back Centre is customer service, (Warren manages the warehouse, delivers product, carries out repairs, installs electric desks, assembles, carries out repairs to office seating) especially fitting the right chair to a customer’s needs.
Warren has had a diverse career, having spent 11 years in management, eight years working at University of Adelaide and six years making and installing office furniture (before approaching Back Centre to work with the team).
“Superior customer service is important to us – every day we can see the difference we are making in people’s lives. I’m especially proud to work here because this is a small family business that’s SA owned and proud.”
Registered Occupational Therapist
We are proud to have Judy as part of the Back Centre team. She has more than 30 years’ experience in physical rehabilitation and injury management, with special interests in workplace ergonomics, seating, computer related pain, injuries and health promotion.
Judy is also Principal of SAOT Consultants, a private occupational therapy practice and a member of Occupational Therapy Australia.
Judy is also an innovator; having designed a range of locally manufactured ergonomic products, ‘HumanSense’. The products were designed in response to ‘gaps’ she saw in the market for new ergonomic solutions.
“On the weekends I love getting outside and into the garden, walking and making up my own extremely healthy muffin recipes. I’m also trying to finalise a home renovation, so I’m spending a lot of time hunting around in op shops for interesting finds!”
Jade has worked in administration, human resources and finance bookkeeping roles in a diverse range of industries including banking, medical, aged care, building and Not for Profits.
“My role at the Back Centre for the last 6½ years includes bookkeeping, administration, human resources and assisting Paul in many varied tasks.”
“Working at the Back Centre is always fun and exciting. I enjoy the diversity of my role and working on all the various projects that arise. I feel privileged to work in a small locally owned business with a team who are all so dedicated to our customers.”
Back Centre Director, Caroline McClure has a strong commitment to looking after the day to day needs of employees. We refer to her as the ‘Social Director’. Caroline also manages debtors within the business.
Paul and Caroline have owned a number of diverse businesses since moving to Adelaide in 1984. The couple has always worked together to create great family businesses.
Married for 43 years, Paul and Caroline began their life together on a sheep station, 200km north of Broken Hill. They made the move to Adelaide to be close to their children, rather than live away from them whilst they were at boarding school.
“Food, wine, family and friends, either four wheel driving, off road caravanning or spending time on our houseboat – that’s how we like to spend our leisure time. We have three grown up children and four grandchildren.”
Back Centre Director, Paul McClure has a strong commitment to empowering his team to use their knowledge and expertise to manage the business day-to-day. Paul’s wife, Caroline is the “Social Director” looking after the needs of staff and is involved with managing debtors.
Paul and Caroline have owned a number of diverse businesses since moving to Adelaide in 1984. Paul has also managed a winery and operated as a business broker, which is how he found Back Centre. The couple has always worked together to create great family businesses.
“Food, wine, family and friends, either four wheel driving, off road caravanning or spending time on our houseboat – that’s how we like to spend our leisure time. We love to visit Darwin to see our two grandchildren – and our son and daughter-in-law, too!”