Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal Profile

 

I have a wealth of varied experience in holding positions of trust, both in employment and in my voluntary work. My most recent employment has been in the security industry, and I am currently the Treasurer of Erith Operatic Society and the Parish MC at St John Vianney RC Church in Bexleyheath, a voluntary position which includes supervising and training the younger Altar Servers. I enjoy interacting with people and meeting new challenges. 

 

Recent Training and next steps

 

I have just completed and passed the NCFE Level 2 Certificate for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

I am now volunteering at St Fidelis RC Primary School in Erith two days per week. This experience was my formal Work Placement and I have stayed on to help out whilst looking for paid employment

I am now looking for work as a Primary School Teaching Assistant.

 

 

Employment History

 

G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Ltd 2007 – 2011

Security Officer/Event Safety Steward

  • Based at The O2 Arena.
  • Guarding the building and Hospitality areas.
  • Looking after customers in the Front of House area of The O2.
  • Also: G20 Finance Ministers’ meeting, Party conferences, outdoor music events.

 

 

The Palace Theatre, London 1995 – 2004

Front of House Attendant / Relief Stage Door Keeper

  • Looking after customers before, during and after shows.
  • Combining the duties of Receptionist, Telephonist and Security Guard.

 

ITSA (Department of Social Security)               Apr-Oct 1993

  • Administration Officer - Quality Control
  • Checking the Order Books and Girocheques for physical faults prior to despatch.

 

 

 

Borough of Sunderland Jul-Aug 1988

Summer Computer Camp Assistant

  • Providing practical guidance, and encouraging confidence in the use of microcomputers to children of ages 7-14 during the School Summer Holidays.

 

Education and Training

 

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • NCFE Level 2 Award for Support Work in Schools
  • BTEC Level 2 CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance) and SIA CCTV Licence: 0930 0132 1816 1832 (Earned May 2010 – expires July 2013)
  • NVQ Level 2 Event Safety
  • BTEC Level 2 Door Supervision and SIA Door Supervisor Licence: 0130 0128 2070 8535 (Earned April 2007; renewed 2010 – expires May 2013)
  • New Clait Course in Information Technology - Office Skills
  • BTEC HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • BTEC National Diploma in Building Studies
  • GCE ‘O’ Levels, nine, including Mathematics (A) & English Language (C)

Voluntary work and other interests

 

 

I volunteered at London 2012 in various roles: Olympic Opening Ceremony Performer, Gamesmaker (Olympics and Paralympics) and London Ambassador. Through the London Ambassador legacy, I have had further opportunities to volunteer, including at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2013.

 

 

I attend St. John Vianney RC Church in Bexleyheath, where I hold the following voluntary responsibilities:

  • Website Administrator
  • Parish MC since 2003, attending the Priest and supervising/instructing the other Altar Servers. I also held this position in my previous parish for 10 years.
  • Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, Lay Reader, Counting Team.
  • Organise the Reading / Counting rotas.
  • Organise pre-recorded music for the Family Mass on Sundays.

 

I joined Erith Operatic Society in the autumn of 2006:

  • Treasurer since 2009.
  • Sing in the Chorus.
  • Website Designer/Administratr

 

I was a member of St. John Ambulance from 1984-1994:

  • Treasurer of Sunderland Division 1988-1993
  • First Aid Instructor 1991-1994.

 

I have been a Volunteer Steward for the annual Southwark Catholic Youth Service Festival (1998-2001). In this role, I was responsible for the care of young people for the Festival duration, a weekend spent at Aylesford camping out in the Friary garden.