The sample live in carer CV / resume provided below can be used as a template for your own live in Care Worker or live in Care Assistant CV / resume.
Whether you are working in the public or private sector, the skills and qualities that employers are looking for in Live in Care workers are the same and you should make sure that your CV / resume clearly demonstrate these skills.
Skills and qualities to be highlighted on your Live in Carer CV / resume
As a live in Carer or live in Care Assistant you’ll live with your client, giving them as much help and care as they need while enabling them to live as independently as possible.
Your live in Carer CV will need to highlight qualities that show you are caring, patient, understanding, friendly and physically fit. Include action words which show that in your personal profile and reinforce this by giving examples in the key skills section and also under duties in the Employment Summary section of your CV / resume.
Skills and experience that you should highlight include:
- Knowledge of health and safety regulations
- Knowledge of treatment and Care plans
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Medical or relevant training
- Experience and use of hoists, overhead tracking equipment etc.
It is also important to remember that as a live in carer you may be required to work unsociable hours, deal with difficult situations and work with troubled people who may be abusive or abuse themselves.
Most importantly, as a live in carer, you are there to offer your client companionship, so they have stimulation, someone to talk to or just the knowledge that you are there.
Remember that your live in Carer CV / resume should be a reflection of you, so we strongly suggest you use this as a template and not simply copy it.
Sample Live in Carer CV / Resume
|A polite, friendly, conscientious live in Carer with a caring manner who is able to work and remain calm in difficult situations. Physically fit, able to carry heavy loads and stand for long periods at a time; she prides herself on understanding, respecting the confidentiality, dignity and privacy of her clients at all times. Her proven record of working independently as well as in a team with other Health Care professionals in pressurised environments demonstrates her ability to adapt to most situations. Anna possesses a comprehensive understanding of dementia and nursing care which combined with her commitment to the protection and safeguarding of clients under her care make her a highly valued live in Care Assistant.
|Live in Care Assistant||Jul 08 – date|
|Anytown Health Authority|
|Duties: Responsible for ensuring clients receive the very best standards of Live in Care and support in their own home. This includes:|
|Live in Care Assistant
Aug 05 – May 08
|Sunnyside Care Ltd, Anytown|
|Working for a national Care agency on long term placements my duties were:
Live in Care Worker
|Caring Hands, Anytown||Mar 99 – Aug 05|
|Working for a prestige Care agency my duties were:
|Anytown Community College||NVQ Level 5 Health Care||current|
|Anytown Further Education College||NVQ Level 3 Health Care||2000 – 2002|
|Anytown Community School||5 GCSEs including English & Biology||1994 – 2000|
|In my leisure time I enjoy cooking, reading autobiographies and dancing. I love animals and do voluntary work for a local charity. I am currently studying NVQ Health Care Level 5 – which is equivalent to a full degree.|
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