Child Work Focused CV

Marion-Faith Fraser

32 Warwick Lodge, NW2 3PE




Personal Profile



Key Skills

  • Natural life-long gift with children J
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communicative skills.
  • Practical thinking.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Solution focused with a proactive, creative approach.
  • Adaptability within roles.
  • Motivating, considerate and caring team player.
  • Hard-working approach.
  • Ability to use my initiative in pressurised situations.
  • Ability to sustain an exceptionally high standard of work for very long hours.
  • Plenty of enthusiasm.
  • Sense of humour when working within the team.



Employment History

  • Part-time jobs during University
  • Nannying Part-Time for Karen Rule, Maide Vale Jan 2006- Dec 2007
  • Worked for visiting diplomats’ families Summer 2007
  • Random Nannying/Babysitting



Nanny for Jan Hall                                                               Jan2008- Jul 2008

Sept 2003 – Oct 2005

Was asked to return to work for Jan hall for a few months till I returned to further study

Duties involved :

  • Afternoons and early evenings were primarily spent with the son, caring for him in areas including homework and keeping his own diary for him.
  • Day time I did the household spreadsheet work, diary arrangements, arrange pick-up and deliveries, liaise with other staff.
  • Arranging, booking and managing outside services needed.
  • Making a variety of orders.
  • Planning a wide variety days out.
  • Making sure high profile clients were comfortable while during their stay with us.
  • Given the responsibility to organise and set-up big parties for family and corporate events.
  • Managed and facilitated the cleaning and maintenance of the house.
  • Cared for the 92 year old Grandfather on his lengthy stays.
  • Adapted to hours drastically increasing and decreasing

Skills needed within this job: multitask, seamlessly switch from job to job, complete jobs to extremely tight and ever changing deadlines.

Nanny for Hannam Family, Nottinghill Gate. January 2002- May2003

Duties included:

  • Full responsibility for smooth running of household,children’s schedules, success of social interaction and their dedication to education
  • Was used in corporate hospitality due to my excellent  manner with people.
  • Managed  many long spells overseas-where ever family went ( max 7weeks America).

Sales Assistant                                                               October 1999 – November 2000

Sweets from Heaven, Cape Town

Duties involved:                                                                                                          

  • Cash handling- Cash up, cashier, etc..
  • Responsibility of locking up
  • Stock Taking
  • Keeping high Hygiene levels
  • Organisation of stock
  • Customer service

Waitressing                                                   Dec 1998 – September 1999

West Island Ladies Catering, Isle of Lewis,UK-

Duties involved:

  • Laying out of banqueting hall
  • Butler service
  • Food serving
  • Hygiene maintance
  • Customer service
  • Food descriptions






Middlesex University

BA Honours Fine Art                                                           October 2012 – Present


The Working Men’s College

Access to Art (HE)                                             September 2011- June 2012

Keyboarding for all                                                  September 2011 – December 2012    


Carlton Centre         IT Refreshers course                      November 2010-March 2011


Westminster University

BSc Honours Psychology (Part Time) incomplete                2004 Sept – June 2007


Modules Studied: Introduction to IT

Introduction to Psychology 1&2

History and Philosophy of Psychology


Research Methods 1

Myth and Mythology

Child Development

Social Psychology

High School attended and completed 2001 in South Africa.

A Level Equivalent: 6 Higher Grades:

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Maths
  • Biology
  • Accountancy
  • Home Economics


Voluntary Work

  • Sales Assistant Charity Shops, Isle of Lewis – March 1999- Sept 1999
  • Gym Assistant for Isle of Lewis disabled – March 1999- Sept 1999
  • Sunday School Teacher and Camp leader 2000-2001
  • Receptionist, Helpline, administration, events and projects volunteer at Scotscare, Charity for Scots in London- August 2011- December 2012
  • Befriender for Irish Centre- March 2012 – present
  • Administration for Irish Centre- Jan 2012 – present
  • Arts and Crafts teacher to London Irish survivors of institutional abuse , LISOS- Sept 2012- Dec 2012

Computer skills

  • Have University level Introduction to Computing. This includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Extremely comfortable using internet search engines, all of which I am proficient. Also quick learner of new programs. Last one was the statistics program used in Research Methods. Completed recent coarse including Adobe Photoshop, etc..



References available upon request


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