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I have been in the care industry for 26 years working in a variety of roles and supporting people with a great variety of needs. I really enjoy every aspect of my role and still have a real passion 26 years on. I care for people in a person-centred way always respectful of peoples dignity and privacy.

I have worked with Children in a preschool for 5 years as an early year practitioner with lots of different abilities and challenges covering the Autistic spectrum and challenging behaviours to name a few.

I am a mother of 3 beautiful children, 2 cats and 2 dogs who keep me very active. I enjoy Swimming and keeping healthy.

I can support with any of your needs as long as you like a good chat too!

What people say about me!

What words best describe their personality?

Honest, reliable, friendly, hard working, team player

Any other comments you wish to add with regards to the individual’s suitability for the role of a Personal Assistant in Health and Social Care.

Very suitable as Catherine has previous experience with working with people in care. Catherine is an honest person who is very caring. She can build up a rapport with people of all ages and will always help people regardless of the task involved.

Catherine is a very kind person who always loves to help people no matter how challenging they can be. She is patient and always puts other people first before herself. She ensures that she gets jobs completed and to a very high standard. She can work well in a team but also individually whilst using her initiative when needed to. I believe that Catherine will be an asset to your company due to her experience and knowledge of working in the care industry previously.

J Purnell, Bucks

What words best describe their personality?

I would describe Catherine as friendly, kind caring and compassionate, Catherine has an excellent understanding of people’s needs, Catherine works well on her own initiative and is able to make decisions in a timely manner.

Did you employ the above individual? Yes, Catherine worked in our Homecare service

What is your assessment of:

Quality of work: Catherine delivers care and support to a high standard; this was evidenced in client feedback from her visits.

Application to the job: Catherine has a passion for her role and this is demonstrated in her work.

Honesty: Catherine is honest and reliable

Relations with others: Catherine works well on her own initiative, great team player- excellent communication skills

Attendance/Punctuality: No absence- good timekeeper

Work without supervision: Catherine is able to respond to emergency situations while lone working, Catherine is honest and trustworthy.

Any other comments you wish to add with regards to the individual’s suitability for the role of a Personal Assistant in Health and Social Care?

While working in the homecare service Catherine built excellent working relations with clients and family members, Catherine will be an asset to your service.

L Smailes, Bucks CC

Face to Face Training:

  • Move and assist safely
  • Medication awareness
  • Training completed before July 2019:

  • Personal Development
  • Duty of Care
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Working in a person-centered way
  • Communication
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Health and Safety
  • Handling Information
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • COSHH Essentials
  • Fire Safety
    • Adult Mental Health, Children / under 18’s, Degenerative conditions support, Dementia Support, Diabetes Support, management, MS, Neurological conditions, Parkinson’s disease, Reablement – Home from hospital discharge
    • Updated 7 months ago
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