Care Worker Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Social Care

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Care Worker Skills List in Social Care

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, 47% of Care Worker job descriptions contained support worker as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

support worker
47%
residential care worker
24%
social services
16%
personal care
16%
health care
16%
domiciliary care
16%
care worker
16%
care
16%
children
16%
senior support worker
8%
senior care worker
8%
home carer
8%
healthcare assistant
8%
elderly care
8%
care home
8%
child care
8%
residential
8%
dementia
8%
resilience
8%
senior
8%
social care
8%
driving
8%
youth worker
8%
youth support
8%
young persons advisor
8%
support manager
8%
support coordinator
8%
support assistant
8%
social worker
8%
enabler
8%
carer
8%
care support worker
8%
care management
8%
care coordinator
8%

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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