Position Overview

Support workers work in a variety of settings and their main job is to assist people with care plans, social integration and community assimilation. They assist individuals and/or groups to establish support networks by teaching and acting as role models. In a clinical setting, a support worker may be expected to monitor patients’ behavior and provide feedback to healthcare professionals.

Support workers perform some or all of the following duties:

● Administer bedside tasks and assist patients in ambulation, bathing, personal cleanliness, and dressing and undressing

● Perform housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds

● Care for individuals and families during the periods of incapacitation, convalescence or relations disruption

● Plan and arrange meals and special diets and assist clients in eating

● Demonstrate infant care to new parents

This job requires relevant skills and expertise – although some training is important. People who have a high school diploma and some experience working in community services may apply for this position. The following template is useful for a support worker resume in addition to a caregiver resume.


Support Worker CV Sample



78 Park Avenue ♦ Fredrick, MD 79202 ♦ Cellular: (999) 999-0219 ♦ Email:

CAREER OBJECTIVE: Seeking a Support Worker position at Riverside Community Care utilizing knowledge of clients’ behavior and providing an appropriate support system in order to assist them with living a vigorous life.

• 8+ years of dedicated experience working as a Support Worker
• Hands one experience in managing day to day activities of the facility as far as support work is concerned
• In depth knowledge of maintaining caseloads by providing personal and practical care services
• Conversant with promoting mental and physical activity by providing benefit of accumulated expertise

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to get along with a multitude of backgrounds
• Self motivated and highly organized
• Flexible and caring
• Exceptional ability to work on a rotating shift


Fredrick Health Services, Fredrick, MD | 2010 – Present
Support Worker
• Devise physical and mental support plans in accordance to individual clients
• Assist clients with daily tasks like getting up in the morning, toileting and bathing
• Assist in promotion of mental and physical activities through activities and speech
• Change beds and manage laundry
• Set up tables and provide meals
• Assist in administering medication

Fredrick Health Services, Fredrick, MD | 2008 – 2010
Volunteer Worker
• Assisted a team of support workers with client services such as bathing and grooming
• Made beds, changed bed sheets and tidied rooms
• Provided clients with emotional and physical support
• Helped in mobilizing clients as and when instructed
• Administered medication

St. Louis Community School – Fredrick, MD | 2007
High School Diploma