Welcome to Callas Nursing Agency

Joey Vermaak, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Callas Nursing Agency is known for her tough approach and unwavering dedication to the temporary staff industry of South Africa.

Joey has held several Human Resources Leadership roles prior to establishing Callas Nursing Agency in 2001.

Being a Female entrepreneur was never easy in a world where the entrepreneurial sector was dominated by males, with this challenge ahead, she gathered the courage and took on this challenge head-on and never looked back.

In 2018 she completed her MBA and in 2021 she graduated with a Doctorate (DBA)  from Regent International University with her in-depth research into skills development.

With a clear vision and determination, Joey set out to create careers for nurses and temporary staff across South Africa with a distinctive focus on the advancement of women in the business industry. Under her leadership, the business has grown exponentially and now employs over 6000 staff all over South Africa.

While one cannot deny that women are starting to take over more and more leadership positions, we still have a long way to go, the glass ceiling has cracked, but it is still very much intact.

As CEO, Joey has committed herself to ensure the business has a defined employee value proposition for temporary staff, but more in particular for nurses who wanted a career in the temporary staffing environment. She has pledged, her commitment to ensuring the business is a fully diverse and proudly inclusive South African business.

Callas Nursing Agency true to the vision of its CEO is a celebration of equality for all, a business that ensures the careers of every employee is built diversely and inclusively!