From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Australia, China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Maldives, Micronesia, Federated States of, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tonga

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    Travel dates

    31/01/2019 - 02/01/2020

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  • Description

    I am a 24 year old male. From the UK. I have an British drivers licence. I have worked in Hostels for 6 years, doing everything including general maintenance, driving, bar work, teaching surfing, surf guiding, general cleaning, fixing surfboards. I have a degree in Environmental conservation, focusing on sustainability. I have a lot of experience in working out doors including dry stone walling, care of livestock ( pigs, goats, chickens, cows, horses etc.) , gardening, building, maintenance. I love to be in woodland and on the beach. I have a lot of experience working with Children and young adults. My biggest passion and reason for joining work away is Surfing.

  • Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn

    I'm interested in: 

    Language practice
    Art Projects

    Some knowledge of: 

    Being an elderly companion
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Life at a Farmstay
    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Charity Work

    Able to teach about: 

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Animal Care
  • More details about your skills

    Surf instructing (ISA) Experienced farm hand experienced Child minder
    I am an international beach lifeguard (RNLI).
    Child care
    Working as a team
    General maintenance.
    Bar work
    Till work
    Public speaking
    Public advising
    First aid in the work place.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner

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  • What else ...

    Date of Birth: 17/06/1995
    Nationality: British
    To whom it may concern, my name is Simon Burt. I am 24 years old and I’m from the United Kingdom. I have a cornucopia of experience working with people , animals and children. I am looking for full time, part time or Temporary employment. I am In Australia on a working Holiday Visa. For a more in-depth CV or any other information please feel free to email me at , or call me on 0434901506 . Thank you very much for your time.
    Relevant Past Employment-
    - FARM HAND | Dunmohr trading co. | 1st May- 14 August 2019
    - BARTENDER | Rapture Camps Portugal | 22nd- 4th September 2015.
    - FLOOR STAFF | New Bank Garden Centre| 18th March- 18 July 2014.
    - BARTENDER AND WAITER | Rapture Camps Nicaragua | 1st September- 6th March 2017.
    - BARTENDER | The Pear Tree inn, England| 1st December – 4th January 2018.
    - FLOOR STAFF | Tommy Topsoil’s Christmas trees, UK| 1st December – 24th of December 2018.
    - POOL LIFEGUARD/ SWIMMING COACH | Carol Saunders Swim School| 1st Jan- 15 October 2013.
    - SURF GUIDE/ INSTRUCTOR | Rapture Surf Camps | 22nd May 2015- 4th September 2018.
    - GENERAL LABOR| Work away, Australia| 14th Jan- 28th 2019.
    - FIRST AIDER AND FIRST RESPONDER | Bangor University | Sept 2014- May 2017
    Experience sample-
    - Using and working with different till systems.
    - Adapting to new work environments and skill sets.
    - Customer liaising.
    - Working as a team.
    - Working with people from a range of
    different backgrounds and belief systems.
    - Time management.
    - First Aid in the work place.
    - Warehouse experience.
    - Kitchen work (e.g. helping with cooking, cleaning,
    stock checking
    - Opening and closing.
    - Rene Thalmann - General Labor and maintenance – Work Away
    (Australian) phone number – 0408803060
    - Jason Mcarthy- Bar manager- Rapture Camps Portugal
    (Australian) Phone number - 0439807233
    - Ariane Clarke – The Pear Tree Inn, UK
    - Tommy Topsoil management – Tommy Topsoil, UK
    - Luis Mahler – Rapture Camps Nicaragua
    Phone & WhatsApp Direct: +505 8489 9053‬
    Once again, thank you very much for your time and if you have any questions feel free to email me at Or phone me on 0434901506

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements