I have been working in the care industry  for the last thirty years working in a variety of roles and supporting people with a variety of needs. I enjoy every aspect of my role and continue to learn something new in my role everyday. I pride myself in working with individuals in a person centred and dignified manner, enabling people to manage their lives that promotes the way that they would want to be supported.

I have worked with a variety of individuals including older people, adults with mental health, children with learning disabilities and in my current role im the manager a service for adults with a learning disability. The clients I currently work with have varying needs including Autism, Diabetes, Dysphagia, epilepsy and behaviours that can challenge.

I am a parent to two children and have three cats and enjoy new challenges.

What people say about me!

What words best describe their personality?

Positive, caring, person centred, good communicator, hard working, dedicated, both pro-active manager and team player, attention to detail, friendly, fun

What is your assessment of:

Quality of work: Excellent

 A manager I can rely upon to do a great job. The people she supports and her staff team are her priority. A great role model for her team and other managers. As a registered manager achieved a GOOD rating with CQC.

Quantity of work: Excellent

Application to job: Excellent

Honesty: Never had any concerns regarding her honesty

Relations with others: Excellent

Attendance/Punctuality: Excellent

Work without supervision: Excellent

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

Penny will be an asset to your company. She has an amazing caring attitude, combining care with supporting to independence, dignity, respect and confidentiality

Mrs D Smith , Area Manager for Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

What words best describe their personality?  confident, honest,  outgoing, passionate, team player, supportive, motivated, selfless

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

Penny is a very hard working individual. I have known penny for the last 6 years, she has always been very supportive as a colleague.

Penny is a great listener, she is caring and puts others first, she is confident in what she does, and makes sure that the people she supports, receive a very high standard of care. Penny is very passionate and person centred when caring for others, she is quick thinker and copes well under pressure.

Penny will be perfect for the above role.

Mrs C Bradley

Suzanne and Penny have been caring for my 95 year old father following his long stay in hospital.  My father is very happy indeed with their support and frequently says how well he is being looked after.  The ladies are friendly, calm and very caring and help out in all sorts of ways I had not been expecting including doing bits of shopping for him when I have missed things.  I am very grateful to Suzanne and Penny not just for their support for him but for the load they have taken off my shoulders, it is a great comfort to the family to have them involved.

Mr S Low, client NOK 25/7/2020

Training completed after July 2019:

  • CC STD 1 Understand your role
  • CC STD 2 Personal Dev
  • CC STD 3 Duty of Care
  • CC STD 4 Equality & Diversity
  • CC STD 5 Working in a person centred way
  • CC STD 6 Communication
  • CC STD 7 Privacy & Dignity
  • CC STD 9 Mental Health Awareness
  • CC STD 10 Safeguarding adults
  • CC STD 10 Safeguarding children
  • CC STD 12 Basic life support
  • CC STD 13 Health & Safety
  • CC STD 14 Handling of information
  • CC STD 15 Infection prevention control
  • COSHH essentials
  • Fire safety
  • Face to Face Training:

  • Basic life support
  • Move and assist safely
  • Medication awareness
    • Adult Mental Health, Degenerative conditions support, Dementia Support, Diabetes Support, management, MS, Neurological conditions, Older People, Older People, Parkinson’s disease, Reablement – Home from hospital discharge, Short term Respite, Support with Learning Disabilities
    • Updated 4 months ago
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