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

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Home Care Worker Skills List in Social Care

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Home Care Worker role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Home Care Worker job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 50% of Home Care Worker job descriptions contained support worker as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

support worker
50%
care worker
50%
carer
50%
care assistant
43%
health care assistant
36%
care support worker
36%
healthcare assistant
36%
home care worker
36%
residential care worker
36%
social carer
36%
personal care
29%
care helper
29%
support assistant
29%
home care
29%
care
22%
caring
15%
flexibility
8%
car
8%
healthcare
8%
disabilities
8%
communication skills
8%
disability
8%
patient
8%
independent living
8%
care plans
8%
care home
8%
shopping
8%
care supervisor
8%
children
8%
enhanced dbs
8%
ebd
8%
health supervisor
8%
residential home
8%
safeguarding
8%
senior residential care worker
8%
driver
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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