Inspirational Story

Rachael Hemmings

Who am I? Rachael Hemmings

What do I do? Physiotherapy Support Worker

What did I study at 6th Form/college/Uni?   A levels. BA Education Studies

Can you tell us about your career journey?

I have always worked in the care profession.  I first worked in the Wellbeing Team in a Special needs school.  In this role I supported children with their personal care and positioning.

I started in my current role part time 3 days a week while still working at the school then a fulltime position came up.


What prompted you to work as a physio support worker?

I previously worked in a Special Needs School and could see the transferable skills into the role as physiotherapy support worker.


What have you learnt since becoming a support worker?

How hard the Physiotherapists work.


What do you love about your role?

Everything…Especially working with a lovely supportive team.