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Information: Age: 33. Nationality: British. Marital status: Single.

Personal profile:
I am intelligent, outgoing and work well, both individually and as part of a team. I have a wide range of experience, and can turn my hand to most things. I am adventurous, sociable and thoroughly enjoy meeting new people in new environments. I thrive when working in fast paced, dynamic environments. Motivated, organised and creative, I cope well under pressure and rise to a challenge. I am ambitious and determined to succeed.

Work experience:

1/8/2005 – 14/9/2007 - The Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Administration Assistant

Working within the Certificate Services branch of The ONS, my role is to produce birth, death and marriage certificates from the National records using computer packages. It is essential to produce these documents to agreed standards, outputs and deadlines whilst also ensuring a high quality of work. Working in a team based job environment my duties include:

  • Producing Government documents to agreed outputs and deadlines
  • Compiling Monthly reports.
  • Achieving Targets on a regular basis
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Organising Training and development of Staff
  • Developing team working to facilitate successful roll out of on line certificate ordering system

02/05 - 06/05 – Dunelm Mill Stores LTD
Customer Service advisor.
Working in the curtain department of a busy home wares store. My job was to greet customers, take measurements for curtain orders and give quotes. Deal with returns, general housekeeping and stock ordering.
07/04 – 11/04 – E.S.D.C (English summer day camps.)
Children’s Counsellor

Working alone, my job was to plan a weeks worth of activities in English. For groups of German speaking children. I was based in Vienna, and worked mainly in that area. The children ranged for 6 to 14 years old. And the activities were Learning based games and projects. Essentially I was there as an English speaker who could help the children with their English in an active and challenging environment. I do not speak German.
04/04 – 05/04 – Holiday break PLC
Montage driver.

Working in Italy and France. I was In charge of a team of three people. Delivering tents and stock for tents on two large campsites. The job consisted mainly of driving a large white van between the warehouse and the campsite. Loading said van then unloading stock at each emplacement.
05/02 – 03/04 – Various jobs.
Working holiday.
During this time I took some time out and went backpacking around South-East Asia and Australia. During this time I undertook a variety of jobs, which have provided me with vast experience. These included:
Door to door customer service and sales. – Modelling. – Tree surgeon. – Fruit picker and packer. – Marquee erector. – Demolisher / Foundation digger. – Carnival showman. – Minibus driver. – Delivery driver. – Deli counter / Sandwich maker. - Waiting on. – Tour guide. – Bar work – Barista (coffee maker).
The length of these jobs varied between 2 weeks and 3 months.
01/01 – 04/02 – LTR LTD
Dispense technician.
Fitting soft drinks systems into pubs, clubs and other establishments. Removing the old system, Installing cellar equipment, piping and bar equipment and commissioning the system.
Summer ’00, ’99, ’98, ’97 – International Quest LTD
Activities Coordinator.

Setting up and monitoring a wide range of leisure activities, including sports and guided tours of London/Edinburgh. And generally, acting as a chaperone for groups of Italian students studying in England. In ’99 and ’00 I was in charge of a team of 4 people at one of the London centres.
3/99 – 6/99 – Porters Fuchsias.
Greenhouse worker.

Duties included. Trimming, cleaning and watering plants. Packing on a production line. Labelling plant pots and loading delivery vans.
10/98 – 2/99 – Argos PLC
Christmas staff.

Working in the Chester superstore. The job included. Security surveillance, jewellery counter, customer service, giving refunds, warehouse picker, cash register operation and staff/customer interaction.
1988 – 1997 – Various employers
Part-time work.

Whilst at school and college, I maintained a series of part time jobs from which I gained much experience. These included.
Paper rounds. – Saturday job in a newsagent. – Bar work and glass collecting. – Cleaning and painting an engineering works. – Litter collection at local Pontins holiday camp.
These jobs lasted from 3 weeks to 2 years part time.
ITC TEFL April 2004
Intensive TEFL course, with teaching practice.
Lancaster University. 1994 – 1997
BSc Polymeric Sciences
2 years completed.
Christ the king sixth form college. 1992 – 1994
A level (grade). General studies (A), Physics (C), Chemistry (C) and Maths (D)
Christ the king school. 1987 – 1992
GCSE’s (grade). Geography (A), Physics (B), Chemistry (B), Maths (B), French (C), English (C), English literature (C), Biology (C), R.E. (D) and C.D.T. (E).
Other information:
I possess a full UK driving licence.
I am fully computer literate, and have designed websites for myself, and others.
In my spare time I write and perform music.

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