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Aamaina
Patel
Languages: 
English
Urdu
Gujarati
May, 1996
Bio: 
I am an extremely conscientious, friendly, compassionate and enthusiastic student Nurse and Social Worker who consistently makes an effort to excel in all endeavors that I partake in. My aim is acquiring many essential life and work skills that are required to excel at higher education and eventually in my career, I have made a conscious effort of securing invaluable academic and non-academic experiences every opportunity I get. I am currently a student Nurse and a student Social worker studying at the University of Salford. I believe my work experience and my career path along with education shows that I am a caring individual with a real passion for vulnerable individuals. I have in the past studied Health Care at The University of Central Lancashire in which I went through a lot of training. I have been entrusted with many positions of responsibility which require an individual to be extremely competent in communication and time management. In my most recent job, Consequently, I have learnt with experience, numerous fundamental transferable lessons and skills; all which assist me from school to my personal life. I am applying for this volunteering opportunity as I believe I want to develop the required set of skills to excel in this role. From my research, I have learnt working at this establishment will provide me with further transferable skills which will be very useful for my career development.
Volunteering Experience: 
My work experience is a testament of my commitment, enthusiasm, diligence and aforementioned assertions; it has provided me with a strong proverbial foundation for my current and future aspirations. I am tremendously capable of working well with a team and in time, becoming an integral part of that team. EXPERIENCE Tuesday 28th June- Friday 8th July 2011 BOOT’S PHARMACY, PRESTON DEEPDALE RETAIL PARK · Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise. · Demonstrated use and care of merchandise. · Greeted customers and ascertained customers' needs. · Maintained records related to sales. · Helped customers with questions, problems and complaints in person and via telephone. · Stocked shelves, supplied and organised displays. · Organised racks and shelves to maintain the visual appeal of the store. · Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service. Friday 22nd May 2014 – Friday 15th May 2015 PLUNGINGTON YOUNG PEOPLE’S SERVICES, PRESTON · Attended monthly staff training sessions. · Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group. · Redirected poor behaviour using the positive reinforcement method. · Established a safe play environment for the students. · Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day. · Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth. · Designed and implemented a point system to encourage positive behaviour. · Created strategies to meet the needs of mentally and physically disabled students. · Communicated nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement. · 2014 – ongoing BARNARDOS LOSTOCK HALL, PRESTON · Communicated nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement. · Created strategies to meet the needs of mentally and physically disabled students. · Designed and implemented a point system to encourage positive behaviour. · Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day. · Established a safe play environment for the students. · Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method. · Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group. Friday 22nd May 2014 – Friday 15th May 2015 DELTA CARE LTD, CHARLOTTE HOUSE, 17 CHARLOTTE STREET, PRESTON, LANCASHIRE, PR1 3RE · Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. · Assessed patients and documented their medical histories. · Evaluated patient care needs, prioritised treatment and maintained patient flow. · Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, dementia, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease. · Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns. · Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse. · Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. · Changed sterile dressings. · Obtained information about clients’ medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies. · Provided pre- and post-operative care. · Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. · Cooked appetising and satisfying meals and snacks. · Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments. · Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment. · Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands. · Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions. · Transported patients to other areas of the house in wheelchairs and gurneys. · Assisted patients with walking and using crutches. · Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores and surgical site wounds. · Documented objective data and routine aspects of patient care. · Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients’ condition or environment. · Provided a comforting and soothing environment. · Helped residents with programming goals and increasing their independence. · Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities. · December 2014- May 2015 KELLET LN, BAMBER BRIDGE, PRESTON, LANCASHIRE PR5 6AN 01772 628020 · Stayed current on toy and child-related recalls and safety warnings. · Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others. · Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children. · Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them. · Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. · Promoted good behaviour by using the positive reinforcement method. · Assisted the lead teacher with snack time, arts and crafts and putting the children down for naps. · Kept classrooms clean by sterilising and disinfecting children's toys and surfaces. · Organised small groups of children while transitioning to and from outdoor play. · Identified early warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children. · Engaged with children individually to meet their emotional and physical needs. · Sparked imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
Education: 
Student Learning Disabilities Nurse and Student Social worker
Occupation: 
Care Assistant
Aamaina Patel
preston
United Kingdom
Languages:
English, Urdu, Gujarati
May, 1996
Description
I am an extremely conscientious, friendly, compassionate and enthusiastic student Nurse and Social Worker who consistently makes an effort to excel in all endeavors that I partake in. My aim is acquiring many essential life and work skills that are required to excel at higher education and eventually in my career, I have made a conscious effort of securing invaluable academic and non-academic experiences every opportunity I get.
I am currently a student Nurse and a student Social worker studying at the University of Salford. I believe my work experience and my career path along with education shows that I am a caring individual with a real passion for vulnerable individuals. I have in the past studied Health Care at The University of Central Lancashire in which I went through a lot of training.
I have been entrusted with many positions of responsibility which require an individual to be extremely competent in communication and time management. In my most recent job, Consequently, I have learnt with experience, numerous fundamental transferable lessons and skills; all which assist me from school to my personal life.
I am applying for this volunteering opportunity as I believe I want to develop the required set of skills to excel in this role. From my research, I have learnt working at this establishment will provide me with further transferable skills which will be very useful for my career development.
Volunteering Experience
My work experience is a testament of my commitment, enthusiasm, diligence and aforementioned assertions; it has provided me with a strong proverbial foundation for my current and future aspirations. I am tremendously capable of working well with a team and in time, becoming an integral part of that team.

EXPERIENCE


Tuesday 28th June- Friday 8th July 2011 BOOT’S PHARMACY, PRESTON DEEPDALE RETAIL PARK

· Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
· Demonstrated use and care of merchandise.
· Greeted customers and ascertained customers' needs.
· Maintained records related to sales.
· Helped customers with questions, problems and complaints in person and via telephone.
· Stocked shelves, supplied and organised displays.
· Organised racks and shelves to maintain the visual appeal of the store.
· Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.

Friday 22nd May 2014 – Friday 15th May 2015 PLUNGINGTON YOUNG PEOPLE’S SERVICES, PRESTON

· Attended monthly staff training sessions.
· Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
· Redirected poor behaviour using the positive reinforcement method.
· Established a safe play environment for the students.
· Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
· Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
· Designed and implemented a point system to encourage positive behaviour.
· Created strategies to meet the needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
· Communicated nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
·
2014 – ongoing BARNARDOS LOSTOCK HALL, PRESTON

· Communicated nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
· Created strategies to meet the needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
· Designed and implemented a point system to encourage positive behaviour.
· Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
· Established a safe play environment for the students.
· Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
· Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.

Friday 22nd May 2014 – Friday 15th May 2015 DELTA CARE LTD, CHARLOTTE HOUSE, 17 CHARLOTTE STREET, PRESTON, LANCASHIRE, PR1 3RE

· Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
· Assessed patients and documented their medical histories.
· Evaluated patient care needs, prioritised treatment and maintained patient flow.
· Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, dementia, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
· Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
· Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
· Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
· Changed sterile dressings.
· Obtained information about clients’ medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
· Provided pre- and post-operative care.
· Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
· Cooked appetising and satisfying meals and snacks.
· Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
· Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
· Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.
· Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
· Transported patients to other areas of the house in wheelchairs and gurneys.
· Assisted patients with walking and using crutches.
· Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores and surgical site wounds.
· Documented objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
· Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients’ condition or environment.
· Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
· Helped residents with programming goals and increasing their independence.
· Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
·
December 2014- May 2015
KELLET LN, BAMBER BRIDGE, PRESTON, LANCASHIRE PR5 6AN 01772 628020

· Stayed current on toy and child-related recalls and safety warnings.
· Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others.
· Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
· Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
· Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
· Promoted good behaviour by using the positive reinforcement method.
· Assisted the lead teacher with snack time, arts and crafts and putting the children down for naps.
· Kept classrooms clean by sterilising and disinfecting children's toys and surfaces.
· Organised small groups of children while transitioning to and from outdoor play.
· Identified early warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
· Engaged with children individually to meet their emotional and physical needs.
· Sparked imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
Education
Student Learning Disabilities Nurse and Student Social worker
Occupation
Care Assistant
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