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, 38% of Health Care Assistant job descriptions contained communication skills as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

communication skills
38%
hoists
29%
safeguarding
25%
safety
25%
health care
22%
social care
22%
healthcare
19%
elderly
13%
medication
13%
healthcare assistant
10%
health care assistant
10%
support worker
10%
health
7%
care assistant
7%
adults
7%
drug and alcohol
7%
substance misuse
7%
elder care
7%
support workers
7%
adult social care
7%
nursing homes
7%
caring
7%
personal care
7%
hca
7%
nvq
4%
community support
4%
nvqs
4%
complex care
4%
mental health care
4%
mentoring
4%
driver
4%
medication administration
4%
safeguarding adults
4%
care plans
4%
clinical care
4%
luxury
4%
domiciliary
4%
learning disability
4%
carer
4%
mental health
4%
emi
4%
physical disability
4%
health and social care
4%
community mental health
4%

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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