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CV, Psychology Graduate Seeking Work in North America

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Serial No: 37409

List top 5 skills: assistant practitioner, assistant psychology, health psychology, research assistant, trainee in psychology
Short Bio:

A recent Masters graduate in Health Psychology seeking employment in the healthcare industry. During my degree, i gained relevant experience research in Psychology and now am working in the NHS as an Healthcare Assistant. Gaining extensive knowledge and clinical skills in patient care.

My aim is to continue working in the health sector at a higher level where i can provide more clinical input for patients. Be able to offer advice on patient treatment and give decisions for their care.

Current location: 

WORTHING - View on map

Nationality: 

United Kingdom

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Medical and Nursing, education and training

Spoken languages: 

Bengali, english, Hindi

Locations I am interested in working:

United States



Profile Summary

A Masters graduate in Health Psychology with full passion and dedication in helping people and wish to achieve a career ambition in the healthcare world. I am looking for a challenging role where I can contribute and deliver positive results through my hard work and determination to success. I am well equipped to self-manage and work independently or work collaboratively in a close team to further our collective efforts. I am technologically savvy, and a fast-learner. I have undertaken extensive research experience, been a part of a weight management programme and currently working in elderly medicine care.

 

Employment History

September 2015 – Present

Western Sussex NHS Trust – Worthing Hospital

Healthcare Assistant – Trauma & Orthopaedics

Assist the practice clinical team in the provision and delivery of prescribed programmes of patient care.

– Blood pressure monitoring

– Simple wound care including pressure ulcers

– Record keeping and health data input e.g. fluid & food intake, temperature, weight & blood sugar levels

– Assisting patients with their hygiene

– Resuscitation and CPR

– Safe guarding Adults and well being

– Assist patients to mobilise

 

March 2015 – Present

Community Companion-St. Barnabas Hospice

Provide additional practical support to patients (under palliative care) and carers in their homes.

– Encourage and support independent living.

– Befriending them and providing emotional support, carrying out allocated tasks.

– Demonstrate well-developed coping strategies.

 

August 2010 – February 2015

Student Ambassador & Helper-Middlesex University

Working as an ambassador for the University.

– Conducted and managed tours, – Marketed events – Managed induction & orientation for new students

– Assisted in registration, scholarships, financial assistance and appointments for prospective and current students.

– Engaging in university activities with school children as part of the outreach team and providing the right education to higher education.

 

May 2013 – August 2013

Weight Management Assistant-Camden Active Health Team

Administered motivational interviewing and managed the weight loss sessions for overweight clients.

– Delivered weight management sessions to older adults from various backgrounds with high BMI, chronic and mental illnesses.

– Created booklets, materials and created procedure for clients’ therapy to motivate & achieve their weight loss goals. Monitoring patient progress. – Received Training Certificate in Delivering Weight Loss sessions.

 

October 2010 – June 2011

Research Assistant at the Psychology Department-Middlesex University

Assisted in Qualitative and Quantitative Research for large groups of participants.

– Collected & input data into SPSS. Ran Meta-analysis on research on surrogacy adoption and predictors of IVF.

– Conducted interviews on stigma towards mental health (transcribed and analyzed using thematic analysis),

– Conducted reference checks, literature reviews for projects & proof read articles/books before submission.

– Researched & assisted in securing grants.

– Working in a multidisciplinary team and independently.

 

Education

October 2012 – October 2013

Middlesex University (Hendon Campus) – MSc Health Psychology – Pass

Coursework in the theory, issues, and application of Psychology, Psychosocial Foundations of Health & Illness, Healthcare Delivery-oncology, reproductive health, cognitive behavioral therapy, and Advanced Research Methods in Psychology. Dissertation title: The Influence of Restrained Eating on Smoking. Quantitative approach.

 

September 2008 – July 2012

Middlesex University (Hendon Campus) – BSc Psychology – 2:2

Coursework in Research Methods, Ethics & Practice of Psychology. Sub-Fields included: Social & Developmental (Lifespan), Biological & Cognitive. Health, Exercise & Sport. Consciousness, Well Being & Mental Health. Dissertation title: Students Attitude Towards Mental Illness. Qualitative approach.

2006 – August 2008

Worthing Sixth Form College (Worthing) – A-Levels September

Psychology, Sociology & Graphic Design

September 2002 – August 2006

Davison High School for Girls (Worthing) – GCSE’s

Science, Mathematics, English, Geography, Business Studies, French, Religious Studies & Graphic design