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Disability support worker sample resume

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Bryce McMahon

103 Ainsworth Rd
Birchfield NSW 2638
M: 0410 000 000
E: b.mcmahon@email.com


Professional Profile

Qualified, professional and caring Disability Support Worker with a passion for improving quality of life for the disadvantaged. Friendly, patient and a great communicator, I am experienced in various aspects of disabled care provision, from general domestic duties to the implementation of comprehensive care plans. I seek a role with a quality service provider where I can continue to help people reach their goals and lead full lives.


Education

Online
Seek Learning
Graduated: 2010
 
Higher School Certificate
Nelly Bay
Nelly Bay High School
Graduated: 2008
 

Employment History

January 2011 – Present:
Disability Support Worker, Nelly Bay Community Services
Nelly Bay, NSW




Responsibilities:

  • Perform personal care work and support with domestic tasks including cleaning, shopping, cooking, feeding and bathing
  • Administer medication
  • Assist with personal hygiene and toileting/continence management
  • Assist with mobility and use ceiling hoist systems when required
  • Implement behaviour intervention and support programs
  • Engage clients in community access activities
  • Liaise and develop partnerships with community groups

Achievements:

  • Developed skills in listening, supporting and dealing with challenging behaviours
  • Gained experience in risk assessment and management
  • Successfully lobbied local council for improved disabled access at local shopping centres
December 2008 – August 2010:
Community Support Volunteer, Helping Hand
Charleston, NSW




Responsibilities:

  • Encouraged community participation and independence building in the disadvantaged and disabled
  • Assisted clients with budgeting and shopping
  • Assisted with domestic chores such as cooking and cleaning
  • Accompanied clients on shopping expeditions and walks
  • Participated in the creation and delivery of tailored care plans

Achievements:

  • Developed experience and skills in various home care activities
  • Gained strong communication and listening skills with culturally diverse clients

Other Qualifications

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Manual Handling certification
  • Driver’s licence

Personal Interests

I am an avid reader, cyclist and bushwalker.


Referees

Steve Bison
Owner & Director
Nelly Bay Community Services
T: (02) 9999 6666
E: s.bison@email.com
Dani Goodreach
Branch Manager
Helping Hand Sydney
T: (02) 9999 0000
E: d.goodreach@email.com

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