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Sam Reardon

Summary: A hardworking, dynamic, versatile individual who can manage a varied workload, work on a team and in his own initiative. I am a compassionate understanding person and I have a strong desire to support others. 

Work History

Jan 2015Present

Student Support Worker

Leeds Beckett Univesity
  • Supporting students with various different disabilities.
  • Interacting with students experiencing mental health difficulties.
  • Remaining warm, genuine, and non judgmental.
Jun 2015Present

Childcare Assistant

Swarcliffe Children Centre
  • Interacting with and observing young children
  • Keyworker
  • Outreach work with vulnerable familys
2014Feb 2015

Residential Childcare Worker

Dove Adolescent Services
  • Promoting, safeguarding, and protecting the welfare of each vulnerable young person.
  • Supporting young people experiencing complex emotional and behavioral difficulties.
  • Maintaining a calm and patient approach to ensure the positive development of each young person.

Childline Counsellor

  • Supporting young people experiencing a range of different issues.
  • Operating under the childline counselling model. 

Leeds Irish Health & Homes

Leeds Irish Health & Homes

Volunteer befriender 

  • Supporting marginalized individuals experiencing mental health difficulties. 
2013Aug 2013

Camp Counsellor

Camp Vacamas
  • Supporting at risk youth from a predominantly African American community.
  • Creating exciting and engaging activities to develop each young persons character.
  • Responsible for the emotional and physical safety of each young person.
2008Jun 2013

Administration Assistant

Valchem Ltd
  • Interacting with customers via electronic means.
  • Operating a wide range of IT support, such as excel and word.
  • Receiving and tracking orders of customers. 


Sep 2014Jun 2015

Level 3 in Counselling Skills

Wakefield College
Sep 2012Sep 2013


University of Abertay


Sep 2008Nov 2011


University College Cork

Archaeology with Studies in Psychology


Experience of supporting client with family relations.
Training in sexual exploitation
Training in self harm, self esteem and resilience.
Aware of policies and procedures regarding equal opportunities, child protection, risk assessment, confidentiality etc.
First Aid