A senior support worker takes a leadership role in providing assistance for those in need, including those living with disability and aged citizens. Senior support workers provide this assistance in a variety of ways. Whether it be individual aid or assistance as part of a larger group or program, senior support workers are equipped with the knowledge and ability to enhance the daily lives of those would could use some help.
Part of this role will involve typical support worker duties, including but not limited to, helping clients and patients with administrative tasks and other in-home activity, providing personalised medical attention, lending support through socialising and facilitating appointment attendance. They liaise with key parties across education, employment, medicine and more. Senior support workers can also often take on the responsibility of guiding other, more junior, support workers.
There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Senior Support Worker.