I am an ambitious, enthusiastic and qualified childcare practitioner who wants to gain further experience and opportunities in childcare. I love to see the children grow and develop through the play experiences I provide. I have extremely good organisational skills and timekeeping. I am very approachable, willing to help others and very keen to learn and develop myself, both professionally and personally. I work well as part of a team, but can also work to plan for my individual children on a one to one basis. I am passionate about outdoor play; I recently gained my qualification in Forest School and Outdoor Learning. Before Covid I helped assist with outdoor learning activities at least twice a week for children aged 2-5 years old.
Basic & Corner House Nursery
October 2013 - Present
Child Practitioner - Work as part of a team to support and care for approximately 60 children a day across a before and after school club and a nursery. Providing fun, stimulating and learning experiences, and outings for the children to take part in, i.e. bread making, pizza making and caking decorating. Tailoring activities to the abilities and ages of the children involved. I help to prepare and serve a healthy and varied snack to the children as well as the cleanliness of the kitchen. Forest School Outdoor Learning assistant, I have helped with the sessions weekly, providing a range of activities and experiences for the children including, den building, mini beast hunting and tree climbing.
Argyll & Bute Food Parcels
May 2020 - June 2020
Volunteer - To help distribute food packages to the sheltered, vulnerable and free school lunches during Covid.
April 2019 - Present
Chocolatier - My own chocolate business, creating and making moulded chocolates, bars and lollies of all different flavours. As well as selling to friends and family, I have also supplied a local florist with chocolates to be included with Mothers Day flowers. I supplied approximately 7000 individual moulded chocolates in boxes of 12 to the Black Shuck Gin Company using their own recipe sloe gin pulp to produce a bespoke chocolate which complicated their Sloe Gin. These were sold both locally in Norfolk and through their Black Shuck website and distribution chain.
October 2018 - January 2019
Chocolatier - Gained valuable experience and skills, creating moulded chocolates, chocolate bars and chocolate figures for sale to the client base and shops. I helped to provide and share new ideas, and techniques that I had previously researched or learned.
Martin Wishart at Loch Lomond, Cameron House
October 2017 - November 2017
Assistant Chef - Volunteer - This was my chosen restaurant to complete a college module for work experience. During my time here I was shown all aspects of the kitchen, with the pastry section in more depth. I was given a variety of tasks to complete such as food sampling, preparing dessert components and petit fours, as well as helping out during the busy service to plate up, with occasionally being left myself to manage the section.
Cameron House Pastry Kitchen , Loch Lomond
January 2016 - December 2016
Assistant Pastry Chef - Volunteer - I helped to prepare and make the desserts and afternoon teas in the pastry kitchen. I was regularly left to work confidently on my own, as well as helping with several functions and weddings catering up to 150 guests. I volunteered in order to gain valuable work experience in a high quality and fast moving hotel kitchen.
Mulberry Bush Nursery
February 2011 - June 2013
Volunteer - I helped to support and keep the children entertained through a variety of activities and games.
Full Driving Licence
HND Professional Cookery
?Silver Medal for World Skills
?Top First Year Full-Time Student
?Top Second Year Craft Student
?Gold for Team Canopy Competition
Food Hygiene Certificate
SVQ3 in Social Services (Children and Young People)
SCQF Level 6 Assistant Forest School and Outdoor Learning Leader
5 Higher Grades (incl. Health and Food Technology)
7 Intermediate (incl. Hospitality)
5 Standard Grades (incl. Home Economics)
|Last Updated: 05/11/2020|
- Babysitting from £9.00 per hour
- Nannying from £11.00 per hour (gross)
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