Kristen Harris

  • Sydney AU
Kristen Harris

Interest

My interests include:

  • Soccer & Summer Soccer
  • Oztag
  • Swimming and Running
  • The beach
  • Traveling
  • Training and spending time with my German Shepherd
  • Social Events

Extras and Key Stengthens

Extras and Key Strengths.

  • Computer skills  - highly proficient (Excel, Word, Power point, Publisher and RxWorks).
  • Reception skills.
  • Full Drivers license with no offenses.
  • Eleven years of experience in customer service both face to face and phone based.
  • Good oral and written communication skills with both adults and children.
  • Experience in assisting with surgical procedures.
  • Kennel hand experience - cleaning, feeding, medical attention to animals.

Psychology Degree Grades

Third Year

  • PSYC 347 - 61 (P)
  • PSYC 350 - 75 (D)
  • PSYC 355 - 61 (P)
  • PSYC 348 - 54 (P)
  • PSYC 349 - 60 (P)
  • PSYC 354 - 63 (P)

Second Year

  • SOC 206 - 68 (C)
  • PSYC 231 - 75 (D)
  • PSYC 251 - 68 (C)
  • PSYC 241 - 52 (P)
  • PSYC 236 - 50 (P)
  • SOC 203 - 69 (C)
  • PSYC 250 - 62 (P)
  • PSYC 234 - 52 (P)

First Year

  • SOC 104  - 67 (C)
  • PSYC 123 - 57 (P)
  • PSYC 122 - 53 (P)
  • EESC 104 - 65 (C)
  • SOC 103 - 68 (C)
  • PSYC 121 - 59 (P)
  • PHIL 107 - 69 (C)
  • ELL 182 - 70 (C)

Work History

Work History
Jun 2003 - Present

Receptionist/ Vet Nurse

Carter Road Companion Animal Practice
  • Began as a volunteer worker.
  • Formed strong leadership skills, as one of the head vet nurses.
  • Strong communication and computer skills.
  • An experienced receptionist and obtain a thorough understanding of financials and use of the Eftpos machine.
  • Developed numerous skills and have learned the fundamentals of being a vet nurse.
  • Worked with adults and children of all walks of life, including welfare, pensioners and those with disabilities.
  • Assist with complex surgical operations and administer drugs and medicine to animals.
  • Highly experienced working within kennel environments and have developed essential hygiene and sterilization skills.
  • Can groom animals, including clipping and bathing.
  • Maintain records and progress charts, confident with stock take and completing weekly orders for drugs and equipment.
  • Computing skills include the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and RxWorks.
Mar 2006 - Present

Office Administration / Animal Carer

Aussie Farm 4 Kids/ Animal Talent Time
  • Working with children and adults in a mobile farm, including volunteer work with adults and children with disabilities, as well as birthday parties and corporate events.
  • Office support, assisting in taking phone and email enquiries, database entering, filing, processing registration applications and website development.
  • Developed strong communication skills working with adults and children.
  • Cleaning of animal enclosures as a kennel hand for the mobile farm animals, administer vaccinations, drenches and treating animals.
  • Animal wrangler for promotional jobs, television and theatre.
Sep 2008 - Jan 2014

Part-time acting

Joan Gibson Agency
  • Experience being involved with an acting company.
  • Includes appearance in television commercials, a narrator in a children's TV program as well as voice overs, still photographs for business promotions, extra on Home & Away.
  • Built my levels of confidence and has accustomed to long hours of work with anything up to 13 hours a day.

Education

Education

Lucas Heights High School

Completed High School Certificate in 2010 at Lucas Heights Community School.

Course Marks

  • English Advanced  - 83
  • Chemistry -              69
  • Mathematics -         70
  • Biology -                  74
  • Visual Arts -            81

Additional Achievements :

  • Elected member of Student Representative Council (2005 - 2008)
  • Regional Representative in Cross Country, Swimming & Athletics (2005 - 2010)
  • Age Champion for Athletics in 2010
  • Age Champion for Cross Country 2008
  • Completed a Tafe course in Peer Literacy Tutor (2008)
2011 - 2013

Bachelor of Psychology (Science)

University of Wollongong

Completed a tertiary Psychology degree at the University of Wollongong. Began in 2011 (straight after HSC) and completed in December of 2013.

Certifications

Certifications
2012 - 2015

First Aid

Medilife - HLTFA301C

References

References

Dr Kelvin (BVSc Hons)& Alana Clarke

Dr Kelvin Clarke has employed me for the past 11 years. Please don't hesitate to contact him.

I also have a written reference which I can send if required.

Bradley Grogan

Bradley is a family friend that I have known for over 10 years. Please contact him if you wish.

Anne Harris

I have been employed by both Aussie Farm 4 Kids and Animal Talent Time (joint business) since 2006.