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Jean T.

Average rate
$50–80/hour
  • Joined February 2021

I am a freelance writer and trainer specialising in workplace health, mental health, disability, and neurodiversity topics such as dyslexia.

  • Edinburgh, UK
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Jean T.
Edinburgh, UK

Experience

Summary

I have moved from a long career in occupational health, safety, and disability careers to my ideal career of writing and helping clients. I am also writing my first book; a practical guide on managing mental health for managers.

Work history

The Wandering Wordsmith Lt
Freelance writer
I have ghost-written blog posts and website pages on topics as diverse as home repairs and renovations to care packages for the elderly.
Freelance Writer and Trainer
Freelance writing service for clients on a wide variety of topics. I also write and delivering courses on workplace health, disability and neurodiversity topics.
University of Edinburgh
Staff Disability Officer
As well as individual consultations, I advised managers and internal businesses verbally or in written formats, and wrote and delivered training and guidance to various groups within the University.
Occupational Health Nurse
Occupational Health Nurse
I spent 20 years working in occupational health in a variety of industries and companies covering the full remit of occupational health and safety. In most of these roles, I was responsible for all the written work as well as advising clients.

Portfolio

How to get a care package for elderly

This was a ghost-written blog post looking at the different types of care packages available and how to access them in England.

5 Tips to help your staff return to work after a long-term absence

A successful return to work after a long absence for any reason can be difficult. This blogs post gives advice on how to increase the chances of a smooth return.

Is there a link between careers, jobs, and mental health?

This post was an interview with a career and executive coach looking at if there is a link with an ill-fitting career or job and mental health.

Just how disability-friendly is your workplace?

This blog post looks at why a disability-friendly workplace is beneficial and gives steps businesses can use to improve.

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 25hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years