I have approximately 17 years experience in the health and social care industry, as a support worker (in total10 years) and as a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT- 4 years).
I've had five years experience supporting adults in a group residential setting; including older people, people with varying learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health difficulties. This also included one year working with older adults, who were hearing impaired/deaf. I supported clients to maintain and develop independent personal care, occupational and social living skills, within the home and the community. I have worked as an SLT in Older People services working with people with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and mental health difficulties. I supported clients and carers to sustain and enhance communication, language and memory skills in the context of everyday living skills; to enable them to continue to live as independent and inclusive life as possible, within their own home and their community.
I bring transferal skills, from my experience working as a pediatric SLT and working as an outreach/community support worker, with adults with mental health difficulties, learning difficulties and complex needs.
I am a positive, sensitive and friendly person, who is passionate and dedicated to empowering people to maintain their independence, quality of life and self-esteem. I am Currently seeking a position working with older people, in which my skills and experience can be utilised hands on to make a real difference
My two passions are cooking and yoga. Yoga is important for me and I practice regularly and attend classes. I also love socialising with friends and family.
I'm happy to work in a ten mile radius including these postcodes (N1, N5, N7,WC1, EC1,WC1, WC2, EC1,EC2, EC3). Please contact me if you believe I could be of help.