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CV, Trinidad And Tobago Based Social Worker Targeting The UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 20067

List top 5 skills: counselling, critical thinking, listening, networking, team work
Short Bio:

I have been employed in the health and social care sector for the past 12 years. I possess an Associates Degree in Mental Health nursing, a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work. I have worked with vulnerable groups e.g the elderly and children where my innate and acquired listening, critical thinking and assertiveness has allowed me on many occasions to successfully advocate on their behalf. An excellent team player I enjoy playing my part towards goals accomplishments.

Current location: 

Jan de Mor Road Carnbee, Tobago. Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - View on map

Nationality: 

Trinidad and Tobago

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

other, other, other

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom



Relevant Qualifications & Education

Associate of Science Degree – Mental Health Nursing
College of Science Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago

Bachelor’s Degree – Psychology minor Sociology (Honors)
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus 2007

Master’s Degree – Social Work, Clinical concentration (Distinction)
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus 2012

Certifications

Nursing Council of Trinidad and Tobago – Phlebotomy Certification (2003)

IELTS (Academic Training) Overall Band Score of 8 taken on May 16th and 17th, 2014 (Currently am in the process of HCPC registration)

American Health Association BLS/CPR Certification (2013 – 2015)

RPNCE 15th May, 2013 – Registered Psychiatric Nurse in the province of Manitoba

Associate of Science Degree – Mental Health Nursing
College of Science Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago

Profile & Skills

I am a highly motivated, creative and spiritual individual who has a lot of interest in obtaining cross-cultural experiences that may improve my professional and academic growth. I wish to contribute significantly to the improvement of persons in whatever country within which I am employed. As a psychiatric nurse by profession with an Associate Degree in Nursing, I did my undergraduate studies in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology and completed the Masters of Social Work Degree (Distinction) – Clinical concentration at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.

I have had experience utilizing most notably the Person Centered approach to care, however I am able to adapt to any of the other models which your organization utilizes. I am very acquainted with client care using the Multidisciplinary Approach with emphasis on the collaborative problem solving philosophy and model of care and am enthusiastic to see the continued expansion of the health care delivery mechanism in England.

Effective oral and written organizational skills

Critical thinking Skills

Leadership Skills

Interpersonal Skills

Listening Skills

Experience in client assessments and plan of care

Career Summary

Registered Mental Health Nurse
Execu-Care Psychiatric Nursing Services
November 2013 to present

Duties include

• Patient supervision and management

• Formulation of patient plan of care

• Evaluation and revision of patient plan of care

• Recording and documentation of patient progress

• Medication management

• Administration of parenteral and oral medication

• Progress update to other members of the health care team

• Patient and family teaching

• Individual and family counselling

Medical Social Worker
Tobago Regional Health Authority
January 2015 to present

Duties include

• Linking clients to available community resources

• Individual and family counselling

• Psycho-social assessments

• Court presentation on behalf of vulnerable clients

• Placement of vulnerable client (e.g. infants and children) in places of safety

• Status update with other members of the health care team

• Case management and recording

• Case management

• Case investigations and reporting

Medical Social Worker
North West Regional Health Authority
April 2014 to January 2015

Duties include

• Linking clients to available community resources

• Individual and family counselling

• Psycho-social assessments

• Placement of vulnerable clients (e.g. infants and children) in places of safety

• Status update with other members of the health care team

• Case management and recording

• Case management

• Case investigations and reporting

• Mentoring and supervision of students

Registered Mental Nurse
North West Regional Health Authority
January 2005 to April 2014

Duties included among other nursing skills:

• Supervision and management of subordinate staff and students

• Delegation of responsibilities to support staff

• Active participation at ward conferences including updates on progress of patients

• Medication management, distribution and recording.

• Collaboration with patients in the formulation of patient care plans

• Update and Evaluation of patient care plans

• Patient teaching

• Group and individual counselling

• Family counselling

• Progress notes and recording in patients file

• Blood glucose and blood pressure charting

• Discharge planning including educating clients on available community supports

• Supervision and mentorship of student nurses

Registered Mental Nurse
Tobago Regional Health Authority
September 2003 to December 2004

Duties included

• Supervision and delegation of responsibilities to support staff

• Active participation at ward conferences including updates on progress of patients

• Medication management, distribution and recording.

• Collaboration with patients in the formulation of patient care plans

• Update and Evaluation of patient care plans

• Patient teaching

• Group and individual counselling

• Family counselling

• Progress notes and recording in patients file

• Blood glucose and blood pressure charting

• Discharge planning including educating clients on available community supports

• Supervision and mentorship of student nurses

Family Case Worker
Ministry of Health, Human Services, Family Affairs and Gender Relations: Division of Human Services and Family Affairs – St. Lucia
June 2011 to August 2011

• Individual and group counselling

• Facilitation of Sexual abuse support group with adolescent survivors

• Case management

• Court presentation for vulnerable clients

• Placement of vulnerable clients at place of safety

Lecturer
College of Science Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago
September 2011 to December 2011

Part-time lecturer for two Sociology courses: ‘Introduction to Sociology’ and ‘Comparative Religion’

• Preparation of lecture notes and slides as learning aids for students

• Formulation and correction of assignments