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Professional Summary
Disability Support Worker with 6 experience. Areas of expertise include meeting specific goals set by each client in an accommodation setting .
I am highly motivated and always optimistic in handling and resolving challenging client Issues.
Driven to consistently deliver exceptional client support in a respectful manner at all times.

- Currently doing Cert III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015 
Allstaff Training Consultants.

- Full South Australian Driving Licence
- Police Clearance
- DCSI Clearance
- First Aid Certified (uptodate) 
         -HLTAID001  Provide Pulmonary Resucitation
         -HLTAID002  Provide basic emergency support
         -HLTAID003  Provide First Aid
- Manual Handling Certificate
- Medication Trained/ Gastrostomy Trained
Also have experience as a Kitchen Hand and Grader for vegetable produce.
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Time Management
  • Meeting goals of each client
  • Able to drive a manual Car
  • Able to drive clients to day program
  • Report accurate objective goals met during client care
  • Medication trained to administer client medication
  • Goal-oriented
  • Flexible schedule
  • Educational programs
  • Conflict resolution
  • Decisive
  • Computer-savvy
  • Reliable
  • Fluent in Fijian
Work History
Disability Support Worker Centacare - Adelaide, SA Current
  • Support clients who have complex health needs
  • Gastrostomy trained
  • Help people with a disability achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
  • Housekeeping for each accommodation setting in isolated work areas.
  • Manage daily appointment of day program for each client.
  • Meeting Clients daily goals
  • Support clients in daily activities to help them blend in to the general community
  • Cook clients nutritional meals according to their recommended diet
  • Support both clients with high and low need for support
  •  Certified to medicate clients and also to administer to those with a stoma tube.
  • Work well with clients for different cultural backgrounds
  • Trained to support clients using proper Manual Handling Techniques
Grader The Mitolo Group - Virginia, SA
  • Grading and Packing Onions and Potatoes from a production line to meet orders at a given time.
  • Standing long hours at grading tables grading and inspecting the products before being packed.
  • General cleaning along with other workers in keeping the factory in company standards.
Kitchen Hand Foreshore Motor Inn - Whyalla, SA 07/2008 - 06/2009
  • Assisted in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition
  • Baked, roasted, broiled, and steamed meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods
  • Cleaned and inspected galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas
  • Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas
  • Maintained daily cleanliness of broiler and fryers.
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock
  • Kept dining room and kitchen area clean by performing cleaning and laundry duties
  • Placed clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in storage areas
  • Performed other tasks as assigned by the sous chef or chef
  • Prepared food items
  • Wiped tables and seats with dampened cloths, and replaced dirty tablecloths
  • Scraped and stacked dirty dishes, and carried dishes and other tableware to kitchens for cleaning
High School Diploma: Natabua High School - Lautoka, Western Division, Fiji
Bachelor of Nursing University of South Australia Library - City East campus - Adelaide, SA, Australia Not complete.
Bachelor of Science: Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology University of South Australia - Adelaide, SA, Australia Ongoing - Current Student
Bharathi Bhandarpuri                                             LachlanPurves
Disability Support Worker                                      Executive Manager 
016                                                           Disability Services
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I am a fully registered NZASW Social Worker & a fully registered DAPAANZ Addictions Counsellor with 18+ years experience of meeting the needs of  Tāngata  & Whānau in the Mental Health, Addictions & Disability Sector. 

Currently  working for Emerge Aotearoa as Cultural Partner for the Central & Southern Region, an integral part of the role is to develop the National workforce, oversee internal training programmes to improve cultural & clinical competencies & skills to better meet the needs of Māori.

5 + years experience of Leadership and Supervisory roles within Service Delivery &  Public Health, which include Marae Projects and managing Wairua, Mirimiri and Rongoa Wananga Wananga.

I also have contract work with the Open Polytech as the Cultural Appraiser and Content Reviewer for the Bachelor of Social Health & Wellbeing Programme, and I ensure that the up and coming workforce are work-ready as well as providing an opportunity to upskill the existing workforce. 

Work Experience
Cultural Partnership Role for Central & Southern Region Emerge Aotearoa Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland
  • Developing the National Workforce & improving & increasing Cultural & clinical competencies & skills 
  • Partnering & influencing Māori Leadership development within the organisation-Leadership and Management frameworks, Talent Management and Succession, Employee Engagement, Organisational and Team Culture and Workforce Planning
  • Managing and optimising Service delivery for Māori & Pasifika with thorough data review and forward-thinking changes to policies and procedures
  • Engaging & Partnering with Whānau, Hapu, Iwi & other Māori NGO in the Central & Southern regions
  • Developed & facilitated targeted training as well as Kaupapa Māori intiatives to achieve strategic objectives and enhance skills of organisational leaders.
  • Working & partnering alongside organisational leaders to establish clear training and regional goals

07/2016 to 05/2018
Service Manager Te Whare o Te Kaahu Emerge Aotearoa Hastings
  • Managed the Service in maintaining a work environment focused on quality, communication, collaboration, integration, and teamwork.
  • Established better working relationship with external & internal stakeholders
  • Received the Stakeholder Engagement Regional Award in 2017
  • Created & maintained a highly culturally responsive Service & Team with all FTE staff completing their Takarangi Competency Framework Portfolio
  • Revised and streamlined inefficient clinical work procedures
  • Successfully led key projects which resulted in optimising the overall client experiences
  • Increased efficiency, effectiveness and profitability by managing team productivity, costs and budgets
  • Oversaw & successfully managed audit compliance
  • High Staff and client satisfaction
05/2013 to 06/2016
Clinician/Health promotion Te Rangihaeata Oranga Trust - Hawkes Bay Gambling Services Hastings, Hawke's Bay
  • Exceptional clinical case management
  • Cultural leadership experience
  • Public Health Leadership skills & experience
  • Developed, launched and led targeted programmes for Whaiora 
  • Supervisory role for colleagues, student placements
01/2012 to 04/2013
Family Start Social Worker Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga Hastings, Hawke's Bay
  • Whanau Ora Social Worker
  • Kaitautoko for Complex Whanau & their Tamariki aged under 5
  • Educator-Born To Learn programme
  • Facilitated Monthly Womens Group
05/2008 to 05/2013
Alcohol & Drug Clinician/Residential Support Worker Central Health Te Poutama Tautoko Hastings, Hawkes Bay
  • AOD clinician
  • Team Leadership for the residential service 
  • Developed targeted courses  and programmes to achieve hauora for Whaiora & their whanau 
05/2007 to 05/2008
Residential Support Staff Ideas Services Hastings
  • Kaitautoko for Clients who lived in the House
  • Medication Support
  • Supported Clients to particpate in the community
03/2003 to 03/2006
Disability Support Worker Hohepa Hawke's Bay Napier, Hawke's Bay
  • Part of the intensive 1-1 programme for Autistic clients with complex needs
02/2002 to 11/2002
Fixed contract-Tikanga Maori Presbytarian Support-Disability Learning Centre Taradale
  • Facilitated  3 x 12 week Tikanga Maori Course for Adults with varying Intellectual & Physical Disabilities
  • All participants experienced & demonstrated Powhiri, Mihimihi, Pepeha, Waiata, Whakangahau, Hakari 
Support Worker CCS Napier
  • Supported Whaiora to integrate into the community
  • Supported their goal plans
Supervisory & leadership roles
2015-current Clinical Supervisor & Cultural mentoring
  • Clinical supervision for Organisational staff
  • Educative, administrative, support & transformational development for workforce
  • Cultural coaching & mentoring

2016-2017 Sugar-Free Marae Project
  • Team Leader for Sugar-Free marae Project
  • Engaged with Hinemaurea Mangatuna Marae & Te Runanga o Wairarapa
  • Facilitated policy change within Marae and Te Runanga o Wairarapa Services to reduce sugar in the kai & lead a healthier lifestyle

2010-2015 Mareikura Wananga
  • Leader, co-ordinator, and managed national Wairua Wananga
  • Trauma-informed training, mirimiri, romiromi, rongoa Maori
  • Outcomes of whanau, hapu, iwi empowerment, mental health & addiction recovery and well-being, mana wahine leadership

Takarangi Competency Framework Assessor Moderator Emerge Aotearoa Auckland Head Office

  • Kaiarotake & Moderator of Takarangi Portfolios
  • Kaitautoko mo nga Whakawhitiwhiti Groups in Central Region
Maori Leadership in Public Health Digital indigenous Turangawaewae Marae Ngaruawahia, Hamilton
  • Leadership training and development
  • Writing skills for funding & planning, policy & board papers
  • Governance & political dynamics & points of influence
  • Team Project: Sugar-Free Marae
Poupou Karanga Certficate Te Wānanga o Raukawa Ngati Kahungunu Marae New Zealand
  • Mana Wahine leadership development
  • Ako i te karanga
  • Matauranga Powhiri
  • 2018- Te Ronakitanga ki Te Reo Kairangi via Te Wananga o Aotearoa 

  • 2015-Diploma in Applied Maori Health & Co-existing Disorders via Te Pu Wananga o Anamata

  • 2014-Te Ara Reo Certificate Level 4 via Te Wananga o Aotearoa

  • 2011-Te Taketake Diploma in Applied Addictions Counselling via Moana House

  • 2003- Diploma in Social Work via EIT Hawkes Bay


  • Workforce development skills
  • Operational management skills
  • Cultural Leadership skills
  • Clinical Governance skills
  • Excellent Facilitation skills
  • Excellent Report writing skills

  • Excellent Communicator
  • Excellent Risk Management
  • Excellent Problem-solver
  • Excellent Organiser
  • Excellent Time-management
  • Ability to think on my feet
  • Task & results orientated 
Personal summary

I consider myself a Workforce Development Coordinator in my current role & currently successful at overseeing internal training programs in the organisation that I work for.

Achievements include developing the cultural & clinical competencies of  the workforce, scoping future Māori leaders, developing effective and sustainable regional recovery modules to the national training structures, and influencing policy change at a regional and national level.

I am well-organized, proactive and flexible to handle different conditions and organisational requirements, while maintaining complex relationships with hapu and iwi organisation.

I value transparency, disruptive leadership, and continuous learning & development, and with my enthusiasm & experience I believe I will add a lot of value to the Team at the HBDHB.


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Professional Summary

Efficient and reliable Veterinary Nurse and Animal Behavioural Trainer, Disability support worker and Youth worker with over 10 years experience in a mulitiple range of nursing  and support experience situations. Assisted with technical nursing treatments, supported diagnostic procedures and charted resident records.Have recently completed a range of study to obtain a certificate 11 & 111 in Security Operations,including Bodyguarding, Cash in Transit, Monitoring,  RSA, First Aid and CPR. Interested in a full or part time role with your company. I am keen to learn the ropes and make a difference in your company if given the opportunity. I am currently employed as an Aviation Protection Officer and Behavioural Analysis Officer  for MSS Security at Brisbane Domestic and international Terminals.

  • Customer-oriented
  • Active listening skills
  • Stocking
  • Skilled problem solver
  • Personable
  • Motivated team player
  • Stocking
  • Behavioural Trainer and assessor
  • All Aspects of a Behavioural Analysis Officer including interviewing, observing changes in behaviour etc.

  • Committed team player
  • Dedicated 
  • Adaptable
  • Quick learner
  • Follow instructions 
  •  Sincere 
  • Reliable hard working person
  • All Aspects of Aviation Protection Officer including Screening 

Work History
Disability support worker, 06/2011 to 11/2011
Alara Disability Services Ipswich
    I supported people with a variety of disabilites from helping with community outings.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of clients.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Changed sterile dressings.
  • Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Assisted clients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Helped clients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Cooked appetizing 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
  • Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
  • Helped residents programming goals and increase their independence.
  • Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
  • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
  • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
Residential Support Worker, 11/2011 to 05/2012
IFYS Maroochydore

I supported young people with varying degrees of behavioural problems who could no longer reside at home.

All aspects of daily care as a primary care giver 





Making daily entries into the computer on all aspects of the day for each individual

Organizing all legal avenues during crisis activities 

Veterinary Nurse, 04/2004 to 05/2010
Tamworth Veterinary Hospital Tamworth, NSW
  • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
  • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
  • Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
  • Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
  • Supported diagnostic procedures, assisted with technical nursing treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
  • Assisted vets with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
  • Performed procedures and uses equipment for pathology, xray,ultrasound and surgical procedures.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative care.
  • Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Changed sterile dressings.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination and operating rooms, and animal loading/unloading facilities.
  • Performed routine laboratory and diagnostic tests.
  • Administered medication, immunizations, and blood plasma to animals.
  • Provided emergency first aid to animals as needed.
  • Groomed dogs and cats by utlizing tools including blades, brushes, combs, shedding aids, de-matting tools, sheers, nail clippers.
  • Relieved boredom and stress of living in a shelter environment by walking, playing and tending to dogs. Recorded activity and noted any unusualy behavior or medical issues.
  • Bathed, trimmed and provided other grooming services for domestic pets.
  • Developed dietary and nutritional plans to reach optimal weight, stimulate healing and increase quality of life.
  • Assessed Animal Behaviour as well as Behavioural Training

Teachers Aid, 06/2011 to 11/2011
Ipswich West Special School Ipswich west
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Developed program to work with students and increase interest in higher learning.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Supervised students for recess and lunch in playgrounds
  • Printed off needed classroom documents
Aviation Protection Officer , 05/2017 to Current
MSS Security Brisbane, QLD
Currently employed as an Aviation Protection Officer at Brisbane Domestic Terminal where I am qualified to perform all duties. Including screening, ETD, Walk through, bag and person searching, Pat downs etc.
Bachelor degree entry level: Law and Social science, 2001-2002
Newcastle University - Newcastle
Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing: All aspects of Veterinary Nursing , 2003-2004
Tamworth Tafe - Tamworth
Certificate 11 & 111 in Security Operations: First Aid and CPR , 2016
Obtained Certificate 11 and 111 in Security Operations , First Aid and CPR, Bodyguarding and Cash in Transit, Monitoring.
RSA, 2016
Galaxy Training Australia - Qld, Qld
Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol

Sharmala Whitehead

Rank: Senior Constable

Crime Prevention Officer 


NSW Police 

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I am physically fit and effective at completing difficult projects and tasks on schedule. Consistently following through with all orders and instructions. Motivated to get along well with others and exceed expectations.
  • Construction White Card
  • Certificate ll Business Administration
  • Certificate ll in information Technology 
  • Certificate lll in Aged Care
Core Strengths
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Knowledge of work health and safety
  • Good communication
  • Exercises good Judgement
Work Experience
Disability Support Worker Apr 2014 to Current
The Disability Trust CANBERRA, ACT
Assistant in Nursing Sep 2011 to Current
Illawara Retirement Trust Canberra, ACCT
Educational Background
High School Diploma 2012 Hawker College Canberra, ACT, AUSTRALIA
High School Diploma 2010 Caberra High School Canberra, ACT, AUSTRALIA
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Professional Summary
Self-driven and compassionate nursing student with a year's hands-on experience in fast-paced residential and hospital environment. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on patient wellness.
  • Proven patience and self-discipline Good communication skills
  • Empathy Critical thinking proficiency
  • Good team player Effectively influences others
  • proficient in the use of computer; Microsoft office
  • Relationship/team building
  • Commitment to quality and service
  • Staff motivator
  • Good time management skills
Work History
03/2017 to Current
Disability Support Worker Rocky Bay Mosman Park, WA

  • Collaborated with team members to ensure the delivery of efficient, high-quality service.
  •  Assisted residents with all activities of daily living, showering, grooming and oral hygiene.      
  •    Responsible for meal time management.
  • Follow policies and procedure.
  • Render care to individual residents according to care plan.
06/2013 to 03/2014
Replenish Team Member/ Night fill /Cash office assistant Woolworths Gove Nhulunbuy, NT

  • Replenish Team Member  
  • Night Fill Member
  • Cash Office Assistant - Cash Pickups, Taking Change Orders, Cash Banking,
10/2012 to 03/2013
Team Member Alkira Age Care Gunnedah, NSW
  • March 2013 Primary care for residency
  • Assisted residents with all Activities of daily living, showering, grooming and oral hygiene.
  • Responsible for meal time management.
  • Follow policies and procedure.
  • Render care to individual residents according to care plan.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Murdoch University - Perth - WA
Bachelor of Arts: Industrial Art
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) - Kumasi
Industrial Art
  • CPR and Manual Handling Certified
  • Medication Competent
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Manual Handling and Hoist
  • Hand Hygiene Certificate
  • First Aid
  • Midazolam and Epilepsy Management
  • Food Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Assistant in Nursing Units - 2015