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Support Workers provide assistance to individuals dealing with emotional problems or health issues. Their clients can be people with physical, mental, or learning disabilities, adults or teenagers with drug addictions and many other vulnerable categories. Skills usually highlighted in a typical Support Worker resume sample are strong communication and interpersonal abilities, problem solving skills, leadership, empathy, confidentiality, and teamwork. The most successful resumes mention a qualification in health and social care, aside from previous experience in the field.

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1

Family Support Worker

Helped to facility monthly workshops and/or activities for teen parents & their children.

  • Provided support & encouragement to pregnant & parenting teens in their efforts to become self-sufficient as it pertains to their parenting needs through routine home visits.
  • Conducted routine developmental assessments (Ages & Stages Questionnaires) on the children involved in the WINGS Program.
  • Developed & Reviewed Individual Family Support Plans with parents involved with the program.
  • Referred involved parents to any needed community resources.
  • Completed initial and annual assessments on parents involved in the program to determine their strengths/weaknesses and address any concerns.
  • Assisted in recruiting efforts to obtain new clients as well as community resources (i.e., linkage agreements).
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
2

Assistant Family Support Worker

Responsible for supervising visitations between parent and child according to court order.

  • Helped clients in obtaining births, deaths and/or marriages certificates.
  • Aided clients to complete institutional commitment papers on behalf of family members.
  • Provided information on the availability of family planning services.
  • Prepared reports and maintained records and files.
  • Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
3

Family Support Worker Supervisor

Managed the planning and coordination for staff supporting Dependency Case Managers in the provision of services to families.

  • Managed and supported FSWs' ability to perform appropriate modeling techniques, education and other supportive services to case management and families.
  • Supervised Family Support Workers including training, evaluating, counseling, and holds regular staff meetings with staff.
  • Provided on-the-job training for newly hired FSWs, using techniques such as ride-along to familiarize them with the area, helping them with supervised visits and how to write case notes.
  • Managed FSWs' caseloads, transportation request assignments, visitation reporting, etc.
  • Provided weekly reports to case managers and supervisors in regards to visitation compliance.
  • Participated in training and development activities as required.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
Public Administration
Pharmacy Technician
Nursing
4

Residential Support Worker

  • Assisted Adults with Developmental Disabilities in a group home setting, working
  • Ensured that residents' physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs
  • Planned a six week rotation of healthy menus that included daily food intakes and special dietary needs.
  • Arranged events and outings for residents on a weekly basis.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Art
5

Family Support Worker

Via weekly home visitation applied working knowledge of parent child interaction, child development, and the dynamics of child abuse and neglect utilizing the Growing Great Kids Curriculum.

  • Administered age appropriate developmental screens and provided referrals when necessary.
  • Assisted clients in making and attending appointments with doctors, social services agencies as needed, encouraged parents to have child/ren immunized on schedule.
  • Maintained client file for record keeping documenting all home visitations, referrals, activities. Met weekly with supervisor to ensure proper services were being provided.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
6

Direct Support Worker

Measured vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height.

  • Recorded patient information on charts.
  • Kept instruments cleaned and sterilized.
  • Provided front/back office support.
  • Trained and managed six patients on various tasks such as how to use eating utensils, tying shoes, and how to take their medicine.
  • Distributed prescribed medications to patients.
  • Maintained accountability of medical supplies and materials.
  • Performed various tasks delegated by supervisors.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Clinical Medical Assisting Program
7

Community Support Worker

  • Combined strengths-based clinical interventions with community-based intensive case management strategies.
  • Tailor services to meet the unique needs of each family, and believe that all family members are capable of becoming productive members of their communities.
  • Worked collaboratively with referring agencies to ensure that our services are effective, empowering and promote long-term success.
  • Partnered with other child-serving agencies to develop and implement strengths-based service plans.
  • Supported wrap-around services and a philosophy that brings together both professional and community resources to support each child and family.
  • Managed and maintained 25 caseloads and provided weekly and monthly support to the clients and families.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Computer Technology
8

Family Support Worker

Acted as a family support to children at risk of an out of home placement

  • Collaborated with the primary therapist to provide mentoring services
  • Documented activities on progress notes and reported progress to assigned therapists
  • Established and maintained working relationships with client, staff, and outside agencies
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Sociocultural Anthropology
MA
Counseling
9

Family Support Worker

Assisted in developing and maintaining client records and program documentation

  • Provided appropriate modeling techniques, education and other supportive services
  • Assisted Case Manager, Counselor or Social Worker in family assessment and in providing case management services
  • Facilitated educational classes such as parenting skills, independent living skills, pregnancy/pre-natal care etc.
  • Monitored quality of care contacting clients by phone, by letter, and/or by conducting home/residential visits
  • Co-leaded parent/child play groups
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
10

Family Support Worker

Routinely conduct home visit to observe, assess, and monitor families the living conditions, the level of function, and/or to identify any risk of the children and families. In addition to assessing the caregiver and child interactions, disciplinary techniques, communication styles, child development and level of nurturing, etc

  • Managed a caseload of 12-18 different case type by providing families with comprehensive case management , assisting them with on-going services that are specified in case plan such as Employment/Job Training by doing resume's, cover letters and recommendation Letter. Also assist with obtaining Housing, Rental Assistance, Emergency Food Assistance, and Clothing Furniture along with Crisis Intervention when needed.
  • Engaged families and other supports to assess families' needs and implement intervention that are goal oriented along with being achievable. The caseworkers build on the strength of the family to assist them in meeting their needs and respond to crisis and stress appropriately. Coordinated and facilitates the provision of family support services to increase life skills. Report incidents of child abuse and neglect, and assist the family in modifying behaviors and/or conditions that contribute to abuse and neglect as necessary.
  • Established and maintained healthy, professional relationships to assist families in becoming independent of the child welfare system. Developed strategies to build trust and rapport with families and uses it as a basis in creating a plan to achieve goals.
  • Completed all necessary documentation and enters required and relevant information into the Efforts to Outcome (ETO) system/database in a timely manner. Regularly assisted in analyzing the collected information and actively participates in Family Team Meetings that focus on family assessment, family development planning and service agreement development.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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