Dedicated & Experienced
Education and Communication Support, Rett UK
June 2019 - Present
Supporting people with Rett Syndrome to implement communication systems and gather evidence for funding applications, organise support groups, deliver and organise training sessions on communication and literacy. Innovate, plan and organise different ways to advocate for and to support people with Rett Syndrome to improve their communication and literacy skills.
Training Manager, NHS
October 1998 - February 2022
In my role as training manager I work as part of several teams, there are three microbiology training managers across the NHS trust and we work together to ensure the training is delivered to a high quality on all the different sites, I am also part of the management team within my own laboratory as well as mentor to our 15 trainees, as these demands are often conflicting great team working and organisational skills are required.
PGCE - Complex Communication Needs, High Distinction
The only course in the world dedicated to teaching people with Complex Communication Needs. Units were CCN: Literacy, Language and Communication for all, CCN: Being an Effective Communication Partner, Project - Communication and Angelman Syndrome in Scotland, Positive Behaviour Support for Students with Complex Needs.
Partners in Policymaking Leadership Course
A suite of leadership courses aimed at helping disabled people and parents of disabled children to find solutions, enabling them to have choice and control in their lives.