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

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Healthcare Skills List in Social Care

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Healthcare role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Healthcare job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 63% of Healthcare job descriptions contained personal care as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

personal care
63%
enhanced dbs
30%
mental health
25%
social care
21%
healthcare assistant
21%
dementia
21%
healthcare
21%
care home
13%
elderly
13%
care plans
13%
caring
13%
carer
9%
hca
9%
health care assistant
9%
safeguarding
9%
manual handling
9%
support worker
9%
health
9%
learning disabilities
5%
support work
5%
supported living
5%
wellbeing
5%
dbs
5%
medication
5%
day time healthcare assistant
5%
transport
5%
care
5%
disabilities
5%
enhanced dbs check
5%
autism
5%
learning difficulties
5%

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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