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Psychological counselor,Housemother/caregiver.

Location:
Chuka, Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya
Salary:
$15hour or $ 16/hour
Posted:
July 24, 2020

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PHELISTAS NANDEREMA WAKHANU

Tel: +254-***-***-***/+254-***-***-***

Email: adetv6@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER PROFILE SUMMARY

I am a compassionate and caring professional with over 5 years of experience providing professional care to children in children homes. I am also fluent in speaking French and have taught children the same. I can quickly create a real bond with children whilst at the same time respecting their family’s privacy. Moreover, I am also warm, caring, and have a nurturing personality. A summary of the roles I have handled include; creating a warm secure home, guiding the children to independence, performing detailed household tasks; housekeeping, cooking and maintaining hygiene in the home, attending to school meetings, clinics and taking children to hospital when they are sick. My ultimate goal is to secure a position where all the skills and expertise I have acquired will be utilized in making a remarkable difference in the lives of individuals.

EDUCATION

Diploma in Psychological Counseling- East Africa Institute Of Certified Studies; 2008 -2009

Diploma in French- Alliance Francaise of Eldoret; 1991 – 1994

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education- Friends School Lukhokho; 1991 – 1994

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Skilled educator who uses creative and personalized methods and has experience in teaching and tutoring children in preschool, elementary school, middle school, and high school. –

Excellent communication and comprehension skills that include verbal and written communication in English, Swahili, and French.

Socially perceptive and able to determine whether children and adults alike are having a rough time or otherwise uncomfortable in a situation, even if they don’t verbally say so. –

Quality decision maker who can quickly weigh the advantages and disadvantages of the options available in a situation and make the choice that is best for the children.

Innate ability to understand others and identify possible solutions to their problems.

Acquired knowledge on how to harness resources that can go to facilitate initiaves that rally for the rights of children.

Excellent listening skills, Ability to accurately identify and distinguish various forms of human behavior.

WORK HISTORY

House Mother,

Kenya Connection Kids; 2017 up to date

Duties and Responsibilities

Creating a warm secure home.

Acts as the leader of the household.

Ensure the well being of each child.

Developing own personal wellbeing.

Performing detailed household tasks.

Guiding the children to independence.

Social aspect, data protection and performing any other tasks assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Key Achievement

I have gained knowledge in planning, finance, shopping, cooking, time management and drug administration.

House Mother

Children’s Village Naivasha; 2014 – 2015

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure well being of the children within my house by providing a caring, safe and happy environment.

Administrator of the household.

Performing detailed household tasks; housekeeping, cooking and maintaining hygiene in the home.

Attending to School meetings, clinics, taking Children to Hospital when they are sick.

Volunteer

Lewa Children’s Home in Eldoret; 2011

Duties and Responsibilities

Preparing meals, cooking and serving food.

Cleaning, repairing children clothes, and teaching French to the children

Preparing meals over fifty children, cooking, cleaning and time management,

Planning and writing a good menu and teaching French language.

OTHER PAST EXPERIENCES

House keeper at St. John the Baptist Catholic pastoral Centre, Eldoret; 2010; I was tasked with Maintaining good hygiene in the quest house and providing a warm caring environment to the visitors at the centre and Working in the main Kitchen assisting with the preparation of meals.

REFEREES

Mrs. Doris Oluma,

Children’s Village Naivasha- Kenya,

Tel: +254-***-***-***

Email: adetv6@r.postjobfree.com

Mrs. Phyllis C. Keino,

Lewa Children’s Home,

P.O. Box 8215-30100, Eldoret- Kenya.

Tel: +254-***-***-***

Email: adetv6@r.postjobfree.com

Mr. Humphrey Muthengi,

Kenya Connection Kids Children’s Home,

P.O. Box 417-60400, Chuka –

Kenya.

Tel:+254-***-***-***



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