Being a support worker is a highly demanding job and can be extremely challenging at times which has allowed me to cope with working under pressure and deal with emotional situations. During my employment I have completed varies courses as I feel it is important to expand my knowledge in order to improve my ability in this job role. I have obtained a level 2 awards in emergency first aid which is a massive achievement to me as it could allow me to save a individuals life if ever faced with the scenario first aid is needed. My communication skills have improved from meeting service users from different backgrounds and I now have a better understanding of overcoming communication barriers such as impaired hearing.
As a support worker I work in a multi-disciplinary team, I work along side other health professionals to ensure service users receive the necessary care I feel I would be able to transfer this skill to teaching as I would need to work alongside other teachers, parents and also the pupils themselves in order to meet education goals.
I have carried out several shifts with the role as senior care worker in which allowed me to take leadership and ensure resident’s needs were being met by observing care assistants and making sure they carried out each task to the highest of their ability. It also showed that my manager believed I had good leadership qualities and that I have the ability to take on the …show more content…
My daughter has taught me so much she has allowed to me mature and ensure she is safe and that her needs are being catered for. Seeing my daughter learn new things and explore has increased my desire to work within the children education sector as watching a child develop and learn is extremely fascinating and rewarding. Another reason I want to succeed in a teaching profession is to become a positive role model for my daughter, as if she witnesses my hard work and determination in a career that makes me happy it could encourage her to pursue her aspirations in life allowing her to also become successful and perhaps follow in my footsteps and attend university