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Lessons offered by PATRICIA
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Healthy Cooking
  • Easy cooking
  • Vegetarian cooking
  • World cooking
Levels
  • Beginner

Level 4 Qualified Teacher/Trainer, offering cooking and health and social care classes in Boston and Skegness areas.Over 25 years cooking and baking experience and 9 years NHS experience in health and

Methodology

I have a passion for food and healthcare. and would like to pass on my skills to others. I am adult teacher/trainer qualified to level 4 and is passionate about teaching basic to intermediate level learners. I enjoy preparing tasty meals from all over the world, from mains to dessert.




I take a learner centered approach to teaching; offering learners' the opportunity individually, to interact and develop self confidence in research, maximising their hard skills constructively, offer positive feedback, identifying and recognising their soft skills, and offer support in basic Maths and English writing. I offer teaching to meet the needs of diverse learners, and identify learning opportunities that matches learners abilities and interest

Background

I am a Jamaican living in the England. I have completed a vocational course in Food and nutrition and have worked as a supervisor cook and restaurant manger in the food industry for over 20 years. I am level 3 qualified in Health and Social Care and have been working with the NHS for the last 10 years.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £10/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £48
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £95

Details

24-12 hour cancellation will attract no fee, 1/2 the less price thereafter

Lessons offered by PATRICIA
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Healthy Cooking
  • Easy cooking
  • Vegetarian cooking
  • World cooking
Levels
  • Beginner

PATRICIA's CV

Band 2 Physiotherapy Assistant
United Lincolnshire Hospital NHS Trust
Boston, Lincolnshire
(December 2016 – Present)

Role and responsibilities:

Assessed patients and document their treatment and medical histories.

Attending board rounds identify and accept referrals, aim to facilitate appropriate planned/unplanned discharges, ordering equipment, liaising with members of the MDT, family, care homes and community teams. 

Daily administrative tasks, data entry, emailing Prepare patients for treatment independently and as directed by therapists, prescribe equipment, manage my own caseload of patients for physical rehabilitation, i.e. mobility practise, and exercises. 

Prepare and restore the environment before and after treatment. E.g. Clearing bed space area and ensuring that it is appropriately set up for treatment, and maintain a hygienic and safe environment.

Level 4, Trainee Teacher/Trainer Placement ( certificate)
Boston College
Boston, Lincolnshire
(September 2017-May 2018)

Role and responsibilities:

Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
Developed programme to work with students and increase interest in higher learning.
Developed and taught lessons through power point presentation group activities and games.
Education

Band 3 Physiotherapy Assistant
Queen's Hospital
Romford Essex
(October2009-December 2016)

Role and responsibilities:

Attend board rounds, identify and accept referrals, aim to facilitate appropriate planned/unplanned discharges, ordering equipment, liaising with members of the MDT, family, care homes and community teams. 
Daily administrative tasks, data entry, emailing Prepare patients for treatment independently and as directed by therapists, prescribe equipment, manage my own caseload of patients for physical rehabilitation, i.e. mobility practise, and exercises. 
Prepare and restore the environment before and after treatment. E.g. Clearing bed space area and ensuring that it is appropriately set up for treatment, and maintain a hygienic and safe environment. 

Health Care Assistant
North East London Treatment Centre
Goodmayes, Essex
(January2007-September 2009)

Role and responsibilities:

Post operation assessments of vital signs. I kept up to date records of fluid charts, i.e. drains, urine, intravenous fluid, vomit and oral intake.
Assisting with mobilising post-operative patients, providing ice therapy and wound care. Ordering, issuing and storing none control drugs.  Accessing NHS system for admissions, discharges and appointment bookings.
Assessing and monitoring patients' pre/postoperative. Most outstandingly, I have gained valuable skills, knowledge and experience in excellent teamwork and caring for patients holistically.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews and treatment. 

Senior Support Worker
Airthrie Residential Homes
Gooodmayes, Essex
(January 2004-December 2006)

Role and responsibilities:

Independently manage clients administrative tasks and financial affair • Team lead for 10 staff • Support clients to gain independence in coping with rehabilitation / community living i.e. attending Day Centre, developing confidence, gain employment, domestic tasks and accessing other local, national and international amenities. 
Liaise with health care professionals i.e. GP, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrists, Dentists, Audiologists e.c.t • Attend MDT meetings • Arrange and chair clients / staff meetings • Manage the organisation in the absence of my Manager • Support clients with budgeting, food shopping and meal preparation.
Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and posting monthly invoice statements to patients.
Uses a range of verbal and non-verbal communication tools to negotiate and engage with patients across a diverse multicultural and intellectual spectrum including patients who may have difficulties with understanding or communicating.
Followed infection control procedures.
Helped residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and assisted patients with daily functions.
Provided behavioural/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
Cook/Counter Clerk
Delick Restaurant
Hackney, London
(November 2002-September 2004)

Role and responsibilities:

Prepare and serve meals • Maintained stock level and a good hygienic environment • Customer relation and administration tasks • Till management-handling cash payments • Stock purchases and management • Menu Planning
Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
Properly labelled and stored all raw food ingredients including produce, meat, fish, poultry, dairy and dry goods in the appropriate storage room, walk-in refrigerator, freezer or cooler.
Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.


Cook/Counter Clerk
Delick Restaurant
Hackney, London
(November 2002-September 2004)

Role and responsibilities:

Prepare and serve meals • Maintained stock level and a good hygienic environment • Customer relation and administration tasks • Till management-handling cash payments • Stock purchases and management • Menu Planning
Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
Properly labelled and stored all raw food ingredients including produce, meat, fish, poultry, dairy and dry goods in the appropriate storage room, walk-in refrigerator, freezer or cooler.
Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.

Part Owner/Manager
Pleasant View Restaurant and Club
St. Catherine, Jamaica
(July1996-September 2002)

Role and responsibilities:

Inductions. • supervise and manage  15 staff, • Organise off duty • Stock rotations • Menu Planning • Handling complaints, attending and conducting meetings and entertainment activities • Customer relation-welcome/greeting customers •
Till management-handling cash/card payments and safe keeping • Plan, organising and manage social events for international and local customers 
Administrative tasks i.e. Book-keeping, stock purchases, stock taking, gathering information successfully and filling. • Working successfully to meet deadlines • Working for prolonged periods of time with confidence and patience.
Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
Practised safe food handling procedures at all times.

Bartender/Waitress
Peppers Night Club and Jerk Centre
St. Andrew, Jamaica
(May 1993-June 1996)

Role and responsibilities:

Customer relations • Welcoming/greeting customers • Food and drink service • Till management-handling cash and card payments • Floor management Organising entertainment
Continually provided exceptional service to customers by being friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating.
Displayed friendly, outgoing and energetic behaviour to create a warm, fun atmosphere for guests.
Expertly prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages using correct techniques, liquid measurements and garnishes.
Set up storeroom and work areas to allow easy access to stock items.
Operated and maintained all equipment and utensils in accordance with guidelines and safety procedures


Hostess
Golden Nugget Members Club
Red Hills, St. Andrew, Jamaica
(February 1991-April 1993)

Role and responsibilities

Plan, organizing and manage social events for international and local clients • Welcoming /greeting and seating guests • Manage Casino room • Food and drink services • Till management-handling cash/card payments • Administration tasks
Immediately informed supervisors of any problems or unusual situations, and took appropriate action.
Continually provided exceptional service to customers by being friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating.
Displayed friendly, outgoing and energetic behaviour to create a warm, fun atmosphere for guests.  
Consistently exhibited a calm demeanour during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep shop operating smoothly and set a positive example for the shift team.

Canteen Supervisor/ Relief Cook
Bong Wong Canteen
(February 1985-Febuary1991)

Role and responsibilities:

Conducting staff interview and inductions. • Supervise 20 staff, • Organize off duty • Stock rotations • Menu Planning • Handling complaints, attending and conducting meetings and entertainment activities • Customer relation-welcome/greeting customers • 
Till management-handling cash/card payments and safe keeping • Plan, organising and manage social events for international and local customers • Administrative tasks ie. Book-keeping, stock purchases, stock taking, gathering information successfully and filling. • 
Working successfully to meet deadlines • Working for prolonged periods of time with confidence and patience • Cover other staff duties in their absence, i.e. Sickness or roster day's off
Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
Planned lunch menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.

Helped provide a safer workplace by cataloguing and dispatching health and safety information and posters for the whole company
Diary management, typing correspondence and documents, creating presentations and creating meeting minutes


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Certificate - Adult Numeracy and Literacy-Level 2
(April 2012)


Garland High School
CXC:
English-A,
Maths-B
Home Economy A+
(September 1975-1980)

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