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Helena Bleasby

Full Name: Helena Bleasby
Position Sought: Embryology Trainee/Laboratory Assistant
Primary Language: English
Address: Horsham
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United Kingdom
RH12 1AP
Telephone: 07963614491
E-mail: Contact Helena
 Profile and objectives
I aim to enter the NHS Scientist Training Programme in reproductive science in 2020 and am seeking a trainee or assistant position in an embryology clinic. I have a 1st Class BSc (Hons) degree in biology and 7 years’ work experience including pharmaceutical research, medical writing and healthcare communications. Contact:
  Main resume

I aim to enter the NHS Scientist Training Programme in reproductive science in 2020 and am seeking a position in an embryology clinic with an immediate start. I am ideally looking for a role in a clinic that would like to host an STP student, but I would also be very willing to consider full- or part-time roles in administration or as a laboratory assistant.

I have a 1st Class BSc (Hons) degree in Biology and 7 years' experience in science communications, medical writing, office management, events management and pharmaceutical research. 

I have a full, clean UK driving licence and am able to travel within the South East of England. My full CV and references are available on request and a brief summary is below.


2008 - 2012: University of Bath

BSc in Biology with Professional Placement and The Bath Award, First Class Honours

2001 - 2008: Howard of Effingham School and Sixth Form College

A Levels (2008) in Biology, Mathematics (Statistics) and Psychology, Grade A
AS Level (2007) in Philosophy and Ethics, Grade A
GCSEs (2006): 11 passes at grades A*-A including Mathematics, English, Sciences, History, German and Spanish


2016 - now: Founding Partner at HD Proofing

HD Proofing provides copy editing, proofreading and science writing services specialising in healthcare and medicine.

2017 - now: Events Team Supervisor at Silent Pool Distillers

Silent Pool Distillers is an artisan gin distillery based in the Surrey Hills. As part of the core events team, I am responsible for alcohol licensing, staff training, market and event management, data analysis, general admin and managing the private/corporate events branch of the business.

2013 - 2016: Account Manager at Nyxeon Ltd

Nyxeon is a healthcare communications and PR agency based in London. My role involved overseeing medical communications and educational initiatives on behalf of pharmaceutical clients, working in rheumatology, oncology, dermatology, diabetes, clinical nutrition and neuroscience. I joined Nyxeon's sister company, Galliard Healthcare Communications, as Office Manager for five months before progressing to Account Executive, Senior Account Executive and Account Manager at Nyxeon. 

2010 - 2011: Behavioural Pharmacologist at Eli Lilly & Company Ltd

I conducted laboratory research into the cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia in order to validate novel antipsychotic compounds for future development into pharmaceutical therapies. I undertook Home Office training and obtained a Personal Individual Licence under ASPA (1987).

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