Raised and educated in the United Kingdom. Moved over to the US in 2011.
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MSc Nursing. UK Registered Nurse, BA(Hons) Law and International Studies, ENB 346 (Ophthalmic Nursing Practice), BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design, PRINCE2 trained (certified until 2015). PG Cert HEPP (Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice)
•Effective communicator using all media
•Ability to work independently
•Enthusiastic and committed
•Effective organizational skills...
White pencil, with hints of pink on black textured card.
Tonal drawing of rose bud on Strathmore 300 Bristol Vellum
Derwent Rexel coloured pencils blended on black Canson paper.
Interested in part time work only (10-25 hours per week).
Freelance Illustration. Current role. Proficient figure and portrait illustrator. Many commissions undertaken since 1990. Examples of my work are available in my portfolio.
Administration support. Every role I've undertaken has always had a large administration component.
Writing - Strong verbal and written communicator. Sound knowledge of health issues, with a strong background in eye care. I have authored and co-authored two books relating to the care of a patient with Age Related Macular Degeneration and nursing the patient with an eye condition respectively. Both books were academically reviewed and approved for use within the speciality of Ophthalmology.
Research skills - literature searches, structured and semi structured interviews, assimilation of data, data input, use of Excel
Audio transcription - transcribed all interviews for two large regional projects relating to the role of the Community Matrons, caring for patients with long term conditions.
Ability to work on own initiative and to liaise and work within teams both virtually and on site. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Research Assistant I had to organize my workload and liaise with all levels of staff to ensure that short and long term objectives are met.
Attention to detail and always going above and beyond what is expected. I always endeavour to be excellent in every role I undertake. I have always kept myself up-to-date with every aspect of...
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Lifechurch (Europe) Ltd
Head of Administration
2010 - 2011
Leadership role, facilitating smooth running of the administration of church activities. Line management of paid staff and volunteers. Process initiation and supporting ad hoc projects (church...
Coventry University Nursing
Specialist Visiting Lecturer
2003 - 2011
Initially taught on any nursing module that wanted to include any aspect of eye health. Went on to co-tutor the post registration course for practising ophthalmic nurses. Took over this course in...
Coventry University Health & Social Sciences
2009 - 2010
Came on board part way into an 18 month project and supported a shorter 9 month project.
Assisting with the progress of assigned projects. Literature searching. Data collection and analysis,...
Church Administrator – Business/ Contact Liaison
2009 - 2009
Administrative role, dealing with day to day running of the Family Centre, investigating funding opportunities, staff salaries and other financial matters. Dealing with solicitors and...
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Clinical Nurse Specialist
2003 - 2008
Joined the Ophthalmic Outpatients Department in 2001. Was appointed to this role in 2003. The role involved the development of Medical Retina Service, emotional and social support of patients with...
Haagse Hogeschool, The Hague, The Netherlands
1999 - 1999
Whilst studying for my BA I undertook a year of study in Holland. To support myself financially I applied for and was appointed to this role.
Supporting teaching staff in the International...
Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
2008 - 2010
Coventry University UK
Master of Science in Nursing
2000 - 2004
Bachelor of Arts in Law and International Relation
1996 - 2000
anatomy and physiology