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Support Worker Job Description

We are looking for a compassionate and patient support worker to join our team and provide both emotional and practical assistance to our clients. In this role, you’ll make a significant difference in the quality of life for the people and families that you work with. You will work with other professionals to evaluate client’s needs and ensure all services are provided as needed. Experience in social work, support roles, or carer jobs would be beneficial.

Support Worker Responsibilities

  • Schedule and conduct meetings and visits with clients
  • Assess the client's needs and design appropriate care plans
  • Take case notes, study relevant data and statistics, and maintain adequate records about the client's progress
  • Work with the families to educate them on proper support for the client
  • Support clients by engaging in conversations and listening to concerns
  • Help client's with domestic tasks
  • Provide advice about practical issues, including assisting with disability grants, finding suitable housing, and any other financial benefits
  • Continuously learn the profession by attending various seminars, conferences, and other educational opportunities
  • Accompany clients to meetings with healthcare facilities or agencies
  • Collaborate with other support workers to exchange advice and best practices

Support Worker Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in support work
  • Ability to build relationships and gain trust
  • Proven compassionate and patient demeanour
  • Empathetic approach, a non-judgemental attitude, and a willingness to be patient
  • Strong problem solving and leadership skills
  • Ability to stay calm in high-pressure situations
  • Physical ability to complete domestic duties
  • Time management skills and the willingness to prioritise the needs of many clients
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioural science, social work, or a related field

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