Support Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Social Care

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Support Assistant Skills List in Social Care

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Support Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Support Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 43% of Support Assistant job descriptions contained personal care as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

personal care
43%
social care
32%
healthcare
32%
health care
22%
care plans
22%
adults
16%
homelessness
16%
medication
16%
support workers
16%
supported living
11%
learning support assistant
11%
support worker
11%
sen
11%
special education needs
11%
health
11%
ta
11%
teaching assistant
11%
cares
11%
local community
6%
care assistant
6%
independent living
6%
management system
6%
care worker
6%
domiciliary care assistant
6%
supporting people
6%
disability
6%
elderly care assistant
6%
learning disabilities
6%
senior care assistant
6%
safeguarding
6%
residential homes
6%
assistants
6%
caring
6%
housing
6%
life skills
6%
mental health
6%
car
6%
social support
6%
support work
6%
complex needs
6%
brain injury
6%
customer care
6%
enhanced dbs
6%
dbs
6%
high risk
6%

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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