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CV, British trained care worker in S Africa targets Canada.

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 10578

List top 5 skills: elderly care, first aid, holistic care, home care nursing
Short Bio:

A strong, organized and dedicated individual with over 15 yrs experience as a care giver both in South Africa and in the UK; compassionate and caring, seeks to provide support and assistance to those who require it most; strong teamwork and collaborative capabilities and able to drive enhanced performance levels and cohesion; good communication and interpersonal skills and liaises effectively at all levels; adept at interpreting patients/residents verbal and non-verbal needs.

Current location: 

Western Cape, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

Zimbabwean

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Medical and Nursing

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

canada

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

South Africa, Zimbabwe



Education and Qualification

2001-2004

NVQ Care Levels 2

City and Guilds-UK

1980-1981

Introduction to Management Studies

College of Distributive Trade, UK

1978-1980

ONC Business Studies

Hackney College, UK

1976-1977

Secretarial Course

City and East London College

Professional Experience / Career Profile

2012-Present

Caregiver

Golden Rewards Care Agency, CT

• Delivers care and support, both physical and emotional to the frail and elderly within their own homes; provides assistance across all activities of daily living, mobility, medication and other requirements.

2012- Present

Relief Caregiver

Doordrift Lodge, CT

• Provides assistance with the activities of daily living to include: dressing, bathing, feeding, toileting and other sanitary needs; tidies residents room an d makes/changes the bed; administers medication or performs wound care as directed; monitors and records all vital signs and escalates any concerns to nursing staff or doctor; assists with mobility issues and performs post-mortem care as required.

2011-2012

Guest Relations Manager

Celebration Church International, ZWE

• Assisted with the conference and organized all areas to include; registration, transport and catering; implemented training across the service department and ensured that they were fully conversant across all areas of responsibility (Welcoming, parking, hospitality & Family of Churches); prepared and disseminated all information and delegates packs and favors.

2005-2012

Covenant Women Department Manager

Celebration Church International, ZWE

• Delivered smooth functional operations across all church departments; coordinated teams and task allocation; collaborated with the formulation and implementation of strategies and budgets; monitored, evaluated and implemented changes as required; ensure the delivery of accurate information and maintained and updated all documentation and record keeping systems; monitored procedures; submitted process improvements for review.

1999-2005

Part-time Monitoring Officer

London Borough of Newham, UK

• Monitored all home support workers; ensured active coverage for all clients; provided prompt resolution across emergency situations and replaced staff as needed; collaborated with coordinators and managers across information sharing and reporting of emergencies; liaised with service users and their relatives; delivered progress reports as needed.

1996-2005

Home Support Worker

London Borough of Newham, UK

• Delivered community based home care; assisted with the activities of daily living across all areas; performed domestic chores across meal preparation and house cleaning; collected shopping and escorted client to doctor’s/hospital appointments and other social outings.

1996-2005

Relief Caregiver

Servite Houses, UK

• Provided assistance with the activities of daily living to include: dressing, bathing, feeding, toileting and other sanitary needs; administered medication or performed wound care as directed; monitored and recorded all vital signs and escalated any concerns to nursing staff or GP; assisted with mobility issues and accompanied clients on appointments or other outings; performed post-mortem care as required.

1993-2005

Night Caregiver

Anchor Trust, UK

1990-1993

Night Caregiver

Future Appointment, UK

1984-1990

Personnel/Administration Director

Zimbabwe Publishing House, ZWE

1982-1984

Office Manager

Zimbabwe Publishing House, ZWE

Additional Skills Training:

2012

St. John Ambulance Foundation, Fish Hoek, CT

Advanced Home Care Nursing

First Aid Level I