Mental Health Support Worker Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Social Care

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Mental Health Support Worker Skills List in Social Care

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Mental Health Support Worker role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mental Health Support Worker job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 86% of Mental Health Support Worker job descriptions contained mental health as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

mental health
86%
support worker
58%
mental health support worker
36%
neurodiversity
22%
outreach
22%
recovery worker
22%
hospital
15%
support work
15%
healthcare
15%
learning disabilities
15%
residential services
8%
risk assessments
8%
charity
8%
safeguarding adults
8%
support workers
8%
autism
8%
health care
8%
social care
8%
floating support worker
8%
hostel support worker
8%
housing support worker
8%
care
8%
project worker
8%
healthcare assistant
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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