Care Worker Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Health & Medicine

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Care Worker Skills List in Health & Medicine

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Care Worker role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Care Worker job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 57% of Care Worker job descriptions contained dementia as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

dementia
57%
nvqs
57%
personal care
57%
health care
50%
training
32%
health care assistant
25%
home carer
25%
nurse
25%
support worker
25%
care worker
25%
communications
13%
compassion
13%
motivation
13%
supporting people
13%
young adults
13%
care plans
7%
cpd
7%
risk management
7%
safeguarding
7%
healthcare
7%
young people
7%
safety
7%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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