What does it take to be a support worker for someone with a disability?

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I have been working with people with a disability for 10 years. I want to share what I think  they should be good at. A person has to like working with other people and helping them. Support workers do a lot of work and they are great people. The name of the job might be different at different places, but you still do the same things.

 

 

Support workers:

  • Talk to people with respect
  • Calm                                                                                     ""
  • Caring
  • Selfless
  • Think about things before you do them
  • Talk to everyone
  • Being kind
  • Teach people to speak up for themselves
  • Understand people
  • Assess situations
  • Be honest to people
  • Work with other people
  • Be self-confident
  • Trust
  • Show compassion
  • Be positive
  • Be a good listener
  • Cheer people up
  • Motivate

This site has 13 traits of a support worker: https://personalsupportworkerhq.com/qualities-of-a-psw/

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