Melody L Taylor
* ****** *****, *********, *******, BS16 3QH
An adaptable and responsible Public and Environmental Health graduate transitioning into entry-level position performing environmental health and/or safety activities within a public or private organization. Seeking to utilise the organisational and communication skills developed through my intensive experience as Health Care Assistance. During my degree I successfully combined my studies with work, showing myself to be self-motivated, organised and capable of working under pressure. I have a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to completion. I enjoy working on my own initiative or in a team.
Professional work experience
Care and repair Bristol – Housing inspections
to ensure that more older people can live independently and with dignity in their own homes for as long as they wish
Connect housing, health and social care in ways that improve older people’s whole quality of life
Work with older people to influence decisions about housing & the related services which affect their lives
Laboratory work – Titration, microbiological testing, Food and water testing
North Somerset Council – Housing survey
National Trust – Fire safety audits
Weston College- Food identification
Dementia carer. (Grove Care Ltd)
Caring for the elderly in a Nursing home with various stages of Dementia
Following safe practices and keeping up with current legislation.
Dealing with family members and dealing with crisis situations practically every day.
Keeping on top of all the paperwork that we legally have to write, and knowing what is expected to be written if ever anything goes to court.
Demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of key health and safety standards used within the industry
Dementia carer. (Heathwood Residential Home)
(March 2015-May 2016)
Administering medication and recording on the Mars chart.
Caring for residents with Dementia.
Making sure all relevant paperwork needed is completed.
Demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of key health and safety standards used within the industry.
Community Carer. (Brunelcare)
(April 2014-March 2015)
A community carer going to peoples own homes.
Administering medication, shopping, taking to doctors, etc.
Completing care plans.
Weston College (University of West of England).
BSc. (Honours) Public and Environmental health
Subjects: Food Safety, Housing and Health, Health and Safety, Environmental Protection and Public Health
Key Skills gained:
Analytical and conceptual thinking, with a conscientious approach to managing workloads.
Ability to handle, analyse and interpret complex data, before presenting it back based on the overall analysis made.
Advanced problem solving and numeracy skills.
Accomplished communication skills, both written and verbal, developed through numerous essays and presentations.
Proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office, including Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Scientific lab work and understanding.
Report writing skills, presentations and assignment writing skills.
Access to Nursing:
Subjects: Psychology, Human Biology, Study Skills, Sociology, G.C.S.E Equivalent – Maths, Health Studies, G.C.S.E Equivalent – Science, G.C.S.E Equivalent – English and Core IT
Crown woods Secondary school. Bexley. London.
St Augustine’s school, Taunton.
King Alfred’s Secondary School, Highbridge, Somerset.
Hobbies & Interests
My main hobbies and interests are doing things with my family and children, days out, reading, the beach and enjoying walks with my dogs.
References are available on request.