Laura Foster

  • Hull
Laura Foster

Work History

Work History
Nov 2011 - Present

Internet Assessor

Freelance

·        Currently contributing towards making internet search more exciting, relevant and interesting for end-users – harnessing creativity to report on internet content quality and associated evaluations.

(Details limited due to non-disclosure agreement)

Jun 2006 - Oct 2012

General Assistant

Student Lettings Company

·Promoted the delivery of service excellence in the cleaning / maintenance of student accommodation, alongside energy, drive and enthusiasm; resulting being invited back to work every summer between 2006 and 2012.

·Adopted a collaborative approach as part of a team.

·Demonstrated a positive response to pressure to meet often stringent time constraints and deadlines in a fast-paced working environment.

·Showcased significant versatility and a flair for adaptability to satisfy ever-changing demands.

Oct 2011 - Apr 2012

Voluntary Project Worker

Hull Charity

·Primarily collaborated with a multifaceted team, offering support to families facing difficulties; making a positive difference to local families.

·Showcased commitment towards on-going personal and professional development having enrolled for a variety of courses, including: Level 1 Safeguarding.

Feb 2010 - Apr 2010

Psychological Research Placement

Hull Primary School

·        Carried out research with pupils into memory training games; harnessing strong time management skills.

·Ensured adherence to ethical guideline; dealing tactfully and diplomatically with any arising concerns.

·Facilitated the timely completion of ad-hoc administrative functions.

Apr 2009 - Apr 2009

Observation Placement

Hull Primay School

·  Observed a child with special educational needs and interactions with their Teaching Assistant, focusing on any barriers the child faced with regards to education.

·Identified and promoted opportunities to help the child overcome their educational problems.

Education

Education

GCSE

Kelvin Hall High School

8 GCSE's grade A-C inc English, Maths and Sociology.

AS Level & A Level

Wyke Sixth Form

A-Level Health and Social Care, Psychology, General StudiesAS-LevelPhysical Education

Sep 2007 - Jul 2010

B.Sc. 2.1

University of Hull

· Improved awareness surrounding psychological investigations, research methods and statistics, cognitive psychology, social / developmental psychology, psychobiology and psychological measurement.

·  Cemented knowledge surrounding the ideas, theories, methods and debates in psychology.

· Called upon skills needed to assess evidence, including quantitative and qualitative data.

· Elective modules, included: Understanding Crime and Punishment, Children with Special Needs, Education Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Gender and Social Psychology and Suggestion and Suggestibility.