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Nieuwe Hescheweg K
I am looking for parttime work near my place of residence in Oss. I have recently moved to the area from Melbourne, Australia to play hockey here in the Netherlands. While I am here I was hoping to find some work.
I am looking to broaden my horizons so work in any field would be a great experience and further my development and expertise. Obviously I speak fluent English which may be of benefit in your particular line of work. I am a qualified Occupational Therapist and have also completed a Psychological Science Degree. I have competent computer skills and am capable of learning new tasks and applying myself to varied situations and environments. I am motivated and enthusiastic individual with range of experiences that should provide me the necessary skills to take on a wide range of jobs.
Please find my attached resume. I would be pleased to attend an interview to discuss more in detail a position and the contribution I can make to your team. Please contact me anytime on or by email at .
Rathdowne St North Carlton ♦ Mobile: ♦
Qualifications / Education:
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy /Bachelor of Psychological Science La Trobe University, Melbourne
High School Certificate Scots School Albury ENTER .
Lifeguard, YMCA Kew Recreation Centre
:: Worked independently and in a team environment to ensure the safety and well being of patrons.
:: Communicated with pool users from a range of cultures and ages to ensure the implementation and education of safe pool policies and etiquette.
:: Managed and trained new staff members.
:: Diffused and negotiated confrontations between patrons.
:: Responded to potentially lifethreatening situations in a calm manner and implemented an appropriate action plan.
Holiday Program, Balwyn YMCA
:: Worked with a team to care for young children aged years.
:: Communicated and interacted with young children and to ensure their enjoyment and safety throughout the program.
:: Cared for children with severe autism and developed strategies to manage their behaviour to encourage participation in the program.
current Waitress / Bar Tender, Great Northern Hotel
:: Worked in a busy local pub
:: Responsible taking orders, pouring drinks and serving food.
Occupational Therapy Professional Placement History:
Weighbridge Extended Care Facility, Moonee Ponds
:: Managed a caseload of clients independently.
:: Developed interventions for clients with dementia using a Strengths Based Approach.
:: Modified and graded interventions for clients using a range of therapeutic activities such as gardening and music therapy.
:: Facilitated group exercise classes for clients with varying levels of ability
:: Assessed client&;s performance in group activities using individualised outcome forms.
:: Developed the skills to engage people with high levels of persistent cognitive, emotional or behavioural disturbance.
Yarra Ranges Health Services, Lilydale
:: Collaborated with patients to set goals and develop intervention plans accordingly.
:: Implemented and evaluated individual ADL training cooking, selfcare etc. for clients with stroke.
:: Communicated daily with a multidisciplinary team consisting of speech pathologists, social workers, physiotherapists and other occupational therapists.
:: Independently evaluated client&;s domestic and community skills to formulate treatment goals and intervention programs.
:: Participated in home visits to provide contextual ADL training and looked at ways to adapt the client&;s home setting to account for their changed physical and or mental capacity. Assisted in integrating clients into their community by exploring options for social outlets or continued therapy options.
:: Represented my patients in case conferences and discharge meetings.
Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital
:: Developed intervention plans for clients through the assessment and treatment of occupational performance issues.
:: Assisted in the running of exercise and education sessions in a group setting for cardiac and orthopaedic patients.
:: Independently conducted initial assessments and home assessments with clients.
:: Facilitated the running of weekly breakfast groups and cardiac conditioning groups.
:: Assessed clients using a range of standardised tests for cognitive function and frequently assessed patients using the Mini Mental State Examination.
:: Documented interventions and progress in client file notes after every interaction.
Austin Hospital, Heidelberg
:: Formulated an understanding of the diverse role of Occupational Therapists in a variety of settings including hand therapy, veteran&;s outpatients, acute and spinal wards.
:: Observed treatment sessions across a range of settings.
current Ladder Program
AFL initiative providing mentoring and support for homeless youth
:: Facilitated group activities designed to enhance the living skills of young people e.g. cooking classes, budgeting and social skills
:: Interact with the young people to assist in the development of appropriate communication skills in group settings.
Assistant Coach U/ Victorian Team
:: Made decisions regarding team selection and tailored feedback for players individually.
:: Organised and facilitated training sessions aimed at developing specific skill areas.
current Victorian Institute of Sport Scholarship Holder
current Victorian Hockey Team
:: U/U/ State teams
:: Open women&;s team, Victorian Vipers current
current Hockey Coaching
:: Coached various school and junior development teams
Senior First Aid Course
Pool Lifeguard Training current
:: Competence in CPR techniques
Victorian Police Leadership Course
:: Invited to attend by the Victorian Institute of Sport