Health Care Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Social Care

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Health Care Assistant Skills List in Social Care

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Health Care Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Health Care Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 33% of Health Care Assistant job descriptions contained personal care as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

personal care
33%
health care
28%
dementia
24%
health care assistant
19%
healthcare assistant
17%
food preparation
14%
housekeeping
14%
medication
14%
support worker
10%
safeguarding
10%
care assistant
10%
care worker
10%
care plans
7%
clinical care
7%
home care worker
7%
residential care worker
7%
communication skills
7%
social carer
7%
hoists
7%
safety
7%
caring
7%
health
7%
social care
7%
bathing
7%
elderly
7%
care support worker
7%
carer
7%
luxury
5%
care supervisor
5%
senior health care assistant
5%
health supervisor
5%
care
5%
driver
5%
learning environment
5%
management
5%
nursing home
5%
supervising
5%
support workers
5%
team leader
3%
care helper
3%
healthcare
3%
enhanced dbs
3%
support assistant
3%
manual handling
3%
nursing
3%
elder care
3%
training
3%
domiciliary care assistant
3%
elderly care assistant
3%
cqc
3%
senior care assistant
3%
service delivery
3%

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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