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Rachel Page

Work Experience
Experience Level:
0-6 Months
Description:
I have previously worked with young children who suffer from a range of emotional and behavioral disorders, liaising primarily with the SENCO team at Bolnore Village Primary School. I have also previously upheld a position as ward assistant at Chalkhill, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, helping individuals with a range of complex mental disorders.
 
Ward Assistant
 
Chalkhill, CAMHS, Princess Royal Hospital
 
June 2016 - September 2016
 
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Princess Royal Hospital, Sussex (June – September 2016) I upheld a volunteer position as ward assistant at Chalkhill, a Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) clinic specialising in behavioural and mental health disorders. This volunteering position provided insight into the running of a CAMHS ward, knowledge of therapies, awareness of safeguarding vulnerable children and hands-on experience with patients with a range of disorders. The skills gained from fulfilling such a position include communication skills, developing and practicing unique strategies when interacting with patients with complex needs. Accommodating to the diverse needs of the patients, for example, helping patients at dinner time. Likewise, problem solving and decision making skills, having the ability to identify and diffuse stressful situations. Being able to make critical judgements and anticipate the possible consequences and reactions of patients. As well as learning leadership skills for example, running weekly community ward meetings with the patients and supervising summer activity programme.
 
Placement
 
Bolnore Villiage Primary School, SENCO team
 
July 2015 - July 2015
 
I have also gained experience from completing a placement at Bolnore Village Primary School, with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) team. Engaging in a range of therapies including Mindfulness based therapies, Relaxation therapies, Art therapy, One-to-One therapies and nurture groups. Interacting with children with a variety of disorders, ranging from Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Pathological Demand Avoidance to those with referrals to the social system and victims of abuse. Whilst at this placement I liaised with the Special Needs Coordinators, performed and participated in Mindfulness and Relaxation interventions. I developed great patience skills and the communication and initiative skills necessary to cope with and meet the complex demands of these vulnerable children.
Desired Employment
Industries:
Care Assistant Jobs
 
Other Healthcare Jobs
Minimum Salary:
£750/Per Hour
Position Type:
Part Time
Desired Travel:
25% travel
Willing to relocate?
No
Education
Languages Spoken:
English
Work Authorization:
United Kingdom
 
University of Liverpool
 
Bachelors Degree (or Equivalent)
 
Psychology
 
September 2014 - June 2017
 
Results pending.
 
University of Liverpool
 
Masters Degree (or Equivalent)
 
Psychology
 
September 2017 - June 2018
 
MSc (Hons) in Investigative and Forensic Psychology, School of Psychology. Commencing September 2017
 
Central Sussex College
 
High School or equivalent
 
Psychology
 
September 2012 - June 2014
 
‘A’ Levels taken: Psychology (B), Sociology (A*), Communication and Culture (A) ‘AS’ Levels taken: Geography (C)
Rachel's Resumes
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