Position Overview

Support workers work in a variety of settings where they assist people with care plans, social integration and community assimilation. They help individuals and/or groups to establish support networks by teaching and acting as role models. In a clinical setting, a support worker monitors patients’ behavior and provide feedback to healthcare professionals.

Support workers perform some or all of the following duties:

● Provide bedside care 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 cook meals and special diets and assist clients in eating

● Provide 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 resource for those who want to craft an effective curriculum vitae for support worker job.

See also: Support Worker Resume Sample


Support Worker CV Sample




78 Park Avenue | Fredrick, MD 79202 | Cellular: (000) 875-0219 | Email:

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

• 8+ years of dedicated experience working as a Support Worker
• Effectively manages day to day activities of the facility as far as support work is concerned
• Special talent for 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 Support 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