Social Worker Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Health & Medicine

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Social Worker Skills List in Health & Medicine

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Social Worker role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Social Worker job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 78% of Social Worker job descriptions contained social care as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

social care
78%
adult social care
67%
occupational therapist
67%
occupational therapy
67%
mental health
34%
group activities
23%
older adults
23%
safeguarding
23%
social work
23%
dementia
23%
senior occupational therapist
12%
senior social worker
12%
rmn
12%
registered mental health nurse
12%
practitioner
12%
camhs
12%
band 8
12%
ot
12%
nursing
12%
health and social care
12%

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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