Nicola Rickards

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Healthcare Assistant/Administrator

Cinderford

Apprentice – Business Administration
Gloucestershire County Council
April 2019 to November 2019
Administration apprentice working within a busy Children’s Services department. Daily tasks consist of:
• Answering phone calls from the public and employees from other departments
• Scanning, filing and archiving- using bespoke software to store confidential information • Diary management – arranging meetings, booking rooms for meetings, arranging necessary paperwork and providing administrative support (minute taking)
• Use of Microsoft Office applications such as: Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Mail handling – use of franking machine, producing letters and distributing mail

Bank Health Care Assistant
NHS Gloucestershire – Gloucestershire, UK November 2012 to January 2019
Employed as a bank staff member, undertaking a range of duties, roles and shifts. This has enabled me to work throughout the NHS in various departments. Responsibilities included:
• Receiving and making phone calls to other departments and service users, aiming to resolve anyissues they have, order equipment and hiring transport
• Worked across various departments ranging from acute, medical, emergency and paediatric care. • Undertaking various tasks including providing personal care, observational checks, transporting service users between departments, assisting service users with meals, making beds and manual handling
• Ensuring cleanliness and hygiene, cleaning of medical equipment, service users environment is cleanand tidy in accordance to strict hygiene policies
• Gained knowledge of how to adapt my role for people with various medical conditions such as:Dementia, COPD, Learning Difficulties, Epilepsy, Asthma, Cancer, Mental Health conditions and addictions
• Handling any challenging situations with respect and to the correct procedures.

Youth Worker
C.A.N.D.I Youth Centre
April 2014 to September 2014
A voluntary role within a local youth centre as part of a small team. Duties involved:
• Working with young adults providing them with activities and support
• Preparing light snacks ensuring Food Safety standards were met
• Training in: First Aid and Food Safety courses

Education

2014-2018

Diploma of Higher Education at Oxford Brookes University

2012-2014

Health and Social Care Level 3 at Gloucestershire College

2006-2011

GCSE'S at Heywood Community School

English – B
Maths – B

  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email nicolaleigh.rickards@gmail.com

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