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Disability Support Workers provide care to those who suffer from intellectual and/or physical disabilities and who live in community-based group homes. Responsibilities shown on sample resumes of Disability Support Workers include counseling patients in order to foster positive attitudes and ward off depression, and assisting patients with cooking and serving meals, as well as housekeeping and shopping activities that promote a healthy environment. Candidates' resumes should reflect coursework in areas like rehabilitation therapy, occupational therapy, or special education.

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Disability Support Worker

Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics, safety and the overall well-being of all clients.

  • Cared for clients with chronic and acute health problems such as asthma, copd and medical conditions including Dementia, Diabetes, and Cancer.
  • Recorded and documented clients' information in daily progress notes.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary client care and assisted with daily function.
  • Provided rehabilitation techniques in daily living skills to help return patient to prior level of functional ability
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Disability Support Worker and Supervisor

Disability support worker and supervisor

  • Supervised Mill St Holiday Program- a program which involved working with the local council and the department of human services to provide vacation care to both mainstream and disabled children
  • Provided in home 1:1 support to disabled children
  • Provided 1:1 and group support to disabled children on weekend recreational activities
  • Attended and participated in meetings for higher duties staff, as well as disability support workers in preparation for in home support, recreational activities, camps and holiday programs
  • Actively pursued certificates and qualifications to further my skill level
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Education And Early Childhood Development
BA
Bachelor of Arts
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Disability Support Worker

Empowered clients to live as independently as possible, performing tasks that included handling clients' personal hygiene to compiling paperwork.

  • Administered food and medication and assisted with mobility, including occasionally physically handling to the client on an as-needed basis.
  • Transported clients to and from the gathering place, in addition to facilitating the client's integration with family and friends.
  • Assisted clients with household tasks such as cooking, cleaning and updating client clothing and possessions.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Human Services
4

Disability Support Worker

I work closely with disabled individuals providing them with assistance and redirection of daily functions such as health, hygiene, cooking, cleaning, shopping, and budgeting.

  • I implement and participate in the creation of tailored care plans aimed at helping them achieve their individual goals.
  • I administer medication and I document each case with no medication errors.
  • I counsel patients psychologically in order to bring about positive attitudes, encourage good behavior and ward off any signs of depression.
  • I implement behavior interventions and support programs as well as develop partnerships with community groups.
  • I assist with and encourage any physical and mental exercises and engage clients in community access activities.
  • I am First Aid and CPR Certified.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Public Health
MA
Non-profit
5

Disability Support Worker / Social Care Worker for Adults

  • Trained life skills: road safety, use of public transport, cooking
  • Responsible for preparing meals, snacks and drinks for clients
  • Communicated with care managers on behalf of clients
  • Proposed social events, appointments and places of worship for clients
  • Assisted clients on matters of personal care including bathing, dressing, eating and medication
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
Early Childhood Education
6

Disability Support Worker

Devise and implement interactive programs targeted at achieving each patient's individual needs and goals

  • Perform tasks related to patients' personal hygiene and health
  • Assist patients with cooking, serving meals, housekeeping and shopping activities to ensure a healthy environment
  • Provide CPR when needed
  • Counsel patients psychologically in order to bring about positive attitudes and to ward off depression
  • Assist with physical and mental exercises
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Business
7

Disability Support Worker

Listening to individual

  • Establishing trust and a bond
  • Assistance with budgeting and shopping
  • Assistance with domestic chores
  • Assistance reading
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Theater
8

Disability Support Worker

  • Caring for clients that have a range of physical and intellectual disabilities
  • Creating and implementing individual program plans to enable learning and independence
  • Assisting clients with their day-to-day lives through meal prep, medication handling + personal care
  • Completing admin work – budgeting, daily reports, medication reviews, IP reviews etc
  • Organizing and attending medical appointment with clients
  • Liaising with other professional organizations to ensure clients are taken care of
  • Ensuring that clients well-being and safety is prioritized in all aspects of their lives
  • Advocating for the rights of people with disabilities.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
English, History

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