Mariam Oyeleke

Participant Support Officer

Mariam is a Participant Support Officer in our Psychosocial Division, coordinating the delivery of services for participants with complex mental health diagnoses, neurodivergent and psychosocial presentations to build capacity, achieve their goals and participate in the community.

Mariam was born and raised in Lagos Nigeria, almost a decade ago she migrated with the love of her life to Melbourne and has since called Australia home.   

Mariam has formal qualifications, holding a Bachelor of Psychology and a Diploma in Community Services. She has worked in the disability services sector for several years bringing with her a wealth of experience as a residential support worker and disability employment consultant to her role with Alya, where she now coordinates participant supports and manages teams of field-based employees to ensure the quality of service delivered continues to make a positive impact every day.

Mariam is passionate about family and social connections, these values are at the core of her interactions and commitment to persons living with disability, supporting them through building positive connections to achieving their life goals, in her spare time she loves cooking, a good brunch date and having a yarn.