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Samantha Hely (She/her)


Work Preferences


Open to roles

InternshipShort Term ContractLong Term Employee

About Me


I have a degree in Illustration, currently working towards becoming a freelance content creator for neurodiverse business owners and am about to start a BSc in Psychology through distance learning.

Ideal Workplace Values

Flexibility and understanding of everyday life of someone with a neurodivergence, flexibility in working hours, inclusivity.

My Badges

Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

I frequently think outside the box, am highly creative and pick up new skills very quickly in relation to technology or creative practice. I also soak information up about anything that is of interest, especially psychology.

Technical Skills

Top 5 Soft Skills

Active ListeningWorking AutonomouslyAdaptabilityCreativityReliability

Inclusion Essentials


Closed CaptioningInterviewer Experienced with NeurodiversityAlternate Interview FormatEmail / Calendar OrganizationTask ManagementDaily RemindersPresentation HelpCommunication PlanConcise InstructionsWritten ChecklistsReceiving Information in AdvanceWritten InstructionsRecorded Tasks & MessagesExtra Time to Process New InformationFlexible ScheduleExtra Time Off for AppointmentsShorter MeetingsPeriodic Rest BreaksUninterrupted Work TimeNoise-cancelling HeadphonesQuiet / Individual WorkspacesSelf-stimulation tools / gadgetCounselingJob CoachingTherapyEmployee Resource GroupSupport with Self-Advocacy

Environments I'm comfortable with

Driving a vehicle
Working with food
Interaction with the public
Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Standing for long periods
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)
Working with animals
Heavy lifting
Variable temperatures

I struggle working in an office with lots of things happening all at once. I also become fatigued very quickly when outside the home so would prefer something where i can work from home for the majority of the time and arrange my time with full flexibility.

Education and Credentials

Attended for 3 years from 2016 to 2019

University of Portsmouth

Bachelor's degree - Illustration