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, 42% of Care Worker job descriptions contained personal care as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

personal care
42%
support worker
36%
care assistant
24%
learning disabilities
24%
mental health issues
18%
physical disabilities
18%
dementia
12%
social care
12%
care support worker
12%
car
6%
care coordinator
6%
caring
6%
care management
6%
home care
6%
carer
6%
patient
6%
compassion
6%
enhanced dbs
6%
elderly
6%
epilepsy
6%
guidance councillor
6%
care worker
6%
support workers
6%
medication administration
6%
domiciliary care assistant
6%
hygiene
6%
safeguarding
6%
elderly care assistant
6%
supervision
6%
social worker
6%
enhanced dbs check
6%
care and support
6%
support assistant
6%
manual handling
6%
support coordinator
6%
support manager
6%
senior care assistant
6%
youth support
6%
autism
6%
youth worker
6%
team leader
6%

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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