Communities are enriched through the inclusion of all people
The primary role of a support worker is to work in partnership with individuals who have a disability (and where appropriate their families and carers) to implement, review and refine agreed strategies to support the person to achieve the goals identified in their support plan.
  • The support worker recognizes and values the person’s (and family, carers and guardians where appropriate) right to being the leader of their own life
  • The support worker assists people to identify new opportunities for inclusion, active participation and valued roles within their community of choice
  • The support worker provides personal care
  • The support worker assists the person with physical mobility where required
  • The support worker administers medications from blister packs with care and / or supervises the person who administers their own medication
  • The support worker assists with or completes domestic chores
  • The support worker provides support for the individual to develop, maintain or enhance their relationships with family and acquaintances
  • The support worker maintains open and honest communication with the person, their family, guardians and Coordinator
  • The support worker caries out other tasks designated by their Coordinator that ensure policy, procedure, reporting or service delivery is maintained
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