I have assisted friends with mustering cattle/sheep and drafting cattle.
I have assisted with fencing and driving tractors.
I am competent in horse husbandry.
I am competent with computers and paper work.
I am confident in assessing and managing horses in sickness, injury or poor health.
Advanced Child Protection Practitioner, 08/2008 to Current Department of Human Services – 9 Bruce Street, Leongatha, Victoria, 3953 I work as part of a team who assess risk to children. Tasks involve working with families to address the risk assessed for the children and if risk is assessed as immediate and significant then I am required to attend court to seek orders for the children to possibly remain in out of home care. I work collaborately with many other services to assist families in addressing the risk to their children. I work within a tight time frame and am able to manage high stress situations. I am also required to assist new staff and to develop their work practice. I have a high level of computer and typing skills in order to keep acurate and timely records and files.
Delicatessen assistant, meat department assistant and petrol attendant, 07/1988 to 08/2008 Safeway – Corner of Peart and Smith Streets, Leongatha, Victoria, 3953 I worked in the delicatessen for 10 years serving customers and filling meats, salads etc. I then moved to the meat department for approximately 3 years and assisted the butchers with the packing of the meats for customers. I then moved to the petrol station and worked there for approximately 3 years, serving customers, filling the shelves, completing the reports and balancing the tills etc. During these years I also trained staff and followed occupational health and safety guidelines.
Diploma of Social and Community Welfare: Social Welfare, 2010 Monash University - Churchill, Victoria