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AMIE WHEELDON

33 Penmere Hill, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 2RA 07803375891 amiewheeldon@gmail.com EDUCATION_________________________________________________________________ 2011-2014 Zoology (BSc) University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus) Currently doing third year Previous modules include: Animal & Plant physiology, Microbiology & Cell biology, Genetics, Introduction to Conservation & Ecology, Introduction to Evolution, Introduction to Zoology, Lab Techniques, Biodiversity & Conservation, Introduction to Ecological Consultancy, Analysis of Biological Data, Behavioural Ecology, Population & Community Ecology, Biology of Mammals, Critical Thinking Currently completing the Exeter Award

2009-2011 3 A Levels and 4 AS level Grades A*-B English literature (AS) Chemistry, Biology and Psychology (AS & A2) 2004-2009 91/2 GCSEs New Mills School Business and Enterprise College Grades A*-B (Including English and Maths)

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS__________________________________________________ Sports Leaders UK Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership BSL101- Introduction to BSL (British Sign Language) Adult Numeracy and Adult Literacy Level 2 Extended Project (Living at the Extreme: Hummingbirds) Grade C

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY_______________________________________________________ 2008-2012 Support worker at Orcadia residential home Duties include: Handling and administering medication, providing personal care, promoting independency for service users, maintaining health and safety, communicating with other staff members and families Given the role of key worker to an individual service user Arranging appropriate activities accordingly

Completing various training modules inc. Safely handling and administering medication, Food hygiene

SKILLS______________________________________________________________________ COMMUNICATION Ability to appropriately communicate with fellow staff members about the service users in order to effectively maintain their well being and the running of the establishment Dealing with family members and 3rd parties eg. Doctors, Day Centres in order for various information regarding the service users to be acted upon appropriately and all their requirements and wants including their familys to be fulfilled

TEAM WORK Team work skills developed through learning how to effectively utilise the time given in order to maximise the tasks done per shift. Team work is also needed when moving and handling of service users takes place (hoist) to maintain the correct health and safety of both the service users and the members of staff taking part

RESEARCH Developing research techniques whilst completing my degree using resources such as: the university library resources, online journals & publications and the internet. These skills so far utilised in various laboratory reports and essays set in first & second year

IT Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point

VOLUNTEERING______________________________________________________________ Looe Monkey Sanctuary: 6 hours of volunteer work. Tasks included: assisting in making a new enclosure for Barbary Monkeys; making new equipment for various enclosures to provide a stimulus for the monkeys Marine Turtle Conservation Project: 6 weeks of volunteer work in Northern Cyprus. Tasks include data collection for adult Loggerhead and Green Turtles and hatchlings; talking to the Cypriot and British public about the project and work that is conducted; tagging turtles and patrolling beaches

INTERESTS__________________________________________________________________ Member of the universities society EcoSoc. Attend talks and other events (Bat walks) Play lacrosse as part of the University sports society Going to music concerts with friends and generally socialising

REFEREES___________________________________________________________________ Available upon request