On arrival to Australia in 2009, she worked for some years as a cardiac rehabilitation nurse co-ordinator. She became a Credentialed Diabetes Educator in 2013 and supports patients to optimise self management of their diabetes and insulin commencement. As a public health nurse, Vongayi worked with the general practitioner doctors and other allied health care providers, assisting with care planning services for patients with chronic conditions such as cardiac and diabetes. This collaborative approach helps ensure patients receive holistic health care including the link up to community health services that help to promote health and wellbeing. Presently, she also provides educational support for patients in the community with immunological conditions under the company Aesir.