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Healthcare Support Worker Resume

A support worker is in charge of solving problems and making decisions, negotiating with patients and fixing disputes. Most of healthcare support workers have a bachelor's degree in nursing or another related field. Most of the employers prefer their candidates to have a nursing license or practical experience. Healthcare support workers usually work with several clients at one time and it is important for them to provide equal care and solve their problems within a given time. Support workers can work independently or within a group, but this depends on the patients' requirements.


When you are writing a resume for the position of a healthcare support worker, you should add all the skills and qualities that are required in this profession, such as good communication skills, service orientation and analytical penchant. Additional skills like knowledge of using notebook computers or medical software are a plus and increase your chances to get the job. Support workers must provide practical and emotional support for individuals and their families. You should add in your resume that you are interested in people and you want to help others, you are sensible with vulnerable people, you posses good listening skills, own an emphatic approach to clients, problem-solving skills, and you are an organizational, flexible and efficient worker.

Sample Healthcare Support Worker Resume

Personal Details

Name: Clark Kent
Address: 134 Main Street, New York, USA
Phone: (555) 555 7643


Seeking the position of a Healthcare Support Worker within your company

Summary of Qualifications

  • Over six years of experience
  • Interest in helping others
  • Emphatic approach to people
  • Strong knowledge of practical and emotional difficulties clients may encounter
  • Ability to gain the confidence of clients and their families
  • The ability to develop good relationships with various people
  • The ability to provide domestic and practical care
  • Good knowledge of new standards in the social care division
  • The ability to meet the requirement of several patients at one time
  • The ability to initiate dialogue with other professionals
Professional Experience

Healthcare support worker, 2003-Present
New York Community Health Care Services, New York, SUA

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provided care to increase psychological, physical, spiritual and social well-being of patients
  • Provided emotional support by interacting with client and listening to their problems
  • Advised patients on practical issues
  • Assessed practical need of a patient and developed care plans
  • Advised and counseled patients through addictions such as alcohol or drugs
  • Helped patients take part in leisure activities
  • Good communication skills
  • Good written communication skills
  • Remarkable listening skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Organized, flexible and efficient
  • Basic computer skills
  • Patience and emotional resilience

Associate Degree in Health Care, 1999
New York Community College, New York, USA

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