Support Worker

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Meghann Daire

meghann.daire@gmail.com | (120) 374-1765 | Boulder, CO

Summary


I am a support worker with over 1 year of experience. I have worked with clients who have physical disabilities, mental health issues, and learning difficulties. I am passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and providing them with the support they need to live independently. I am an excellent communicator and listener, and I always put the needs of my clients first. I am looking for a new role where I can utilise my skillset to make a positive impact on those around me

Experience


Support Worker at Home Care Assistance, COMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed training in active listening, person-centered care, and de-escalation techniques.
  • Demonstrated excellence in providing support to clients with diverse needs including mental health issues, intellectual disabilities, and physical limitations.
  • Reduced client anxiety levels by an average of 32% through the use of relaxation techniques such as deep breathing exercises and guided imagery.
  • Successfully advocated for three clients to receive funding for necessary medical treatments that were previously denied by their insurance companies.
  • Worked one-on-one with a client who was nonverbal to help them communicate their needs more effectively using picture boards and sign language.
  • Helped a client find employment after being out of work for over two years due to chronic illness.

Support Worker II at Visiting Angels, COJul 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Answered an average of 50 phone calls per day, providing support and information to clients.
  • Wrote daily progress reports for 20 clients, documenting changes in mood, behavior, and overall health.
  • Led weekly group therapy sessions for 10 clients with depression or anxiety disorders.
  • Completed intake assessments for 30 new clients seeking mental health services.
  • Developed individualized treatment plans for 15 clients diagnosed with PTSD.
  • Participated in monthly supervision meetings with licensed clinical supervisor.

Education


High School Diploma at Denver East High School, Denver, COAug 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Patience
  • Communication skills
  • Active listening
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Stress management
  • Conflict resolution

Milinda Eledge

milinda.eledge@gmail.com | (853) 634-5882 | Bennington, VT

Summary


I am a Support Worker with over 1 year of experience working with individuals who have physical, developmental, and mental disabilities. I have a strong passion for helping others and ensuring that they are able to live their lives to the fullest potential. I am an excellent communicator and advocate, and I am skilled in providing both emotional and practical support. I am also experienced in creating individualized support plans based on each client's unique needs.

Experience


Support Worker at Green Mountain Supports, VTMay 2022 - Present

  • Assisted 10 clients with basic needs such as bathing, eating, and using the restroom.
  • Supported 15 clients in completing daily living tasks such as laundry and grocery shopping.
  • Encouraged 20 clients to participate in social activities outside of their homes.
  • Monitored 30 client appointments and provided transportation when needed.
  • Documented 40 case notes per week detailing each client’s progress or lack thereof.
  • Successfully advocated for 5 clients during discharge planning meetings.

Support Worker II at Champlain Valley Support Services, VTSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Provided daily living support to 4 clients with intellectual disabilities.
  • Assisted 2 clients with cooking and grocery shopping.
  • Helped 1 client secure a part-time job at the local library.
  • Accompanied 3 clients on weekly outings to the park, movies, etc.
  • Supported 1 client through ongoing treatment for anxiety and depression.

Education


High School Diploma at Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, VTAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.

Skills


  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Patience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility
  • Empathy