“I was attracted to the role of a Healthcare Support Worker as I am keen to help patients achieve their goals. I am involved with the amputees and enjoy seeing them progress. I work in the community team and our aim is to speak with our patients to find out what their concerns are, so we then can assist them with their goals. During my time in the community, I have completed amputee training and also spent time at the Exeter mobility centre to get a better understating of how they are measured for a new limb, which has been invaluable for my knowledge
.My involvement with the amputees during the Covid pandemic was a standout proud moment for me. Thanks to the challenge of completing rehab at home rather than in the gym as we normally would, we had to figure out the best way to support and rehab the amputees in a safe way.
If you’re considering becoming a Support Worker, you should know that whilst the role can be challenging, it really is the most rewarding job, especially when you see someone progress and achieve their goals.”