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
  • Qualifications
  • Teamworking
  • 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

Sample Live in Carer CV / Resume

 

    Any Street,
Any Town,
Mobile: 077777777777
E-mail: [email protected]

Anna Bodi

   
Profile:
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.
Key Skills:
  • Fully aware and respectful of a patient’s rights, religious and cultural beliefs.
  • Able to work and remain calm in difficult situations.
  • Excellent knowledge of COSHH, Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, Risk management, Data Protection and confidentiality.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to record client observations accurately and report any issues of concern.
  • Proven experience of assisting in the implementation of treatment and Care plans.
 
Employment Summary:
     
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 Carer providing companionship and emotional support to clients.
  • Preparing and serving meals
  • Administration of medication
  • Assisting with personal care – washing and bathing
  • Organising social activities, appointments and shopping
  • Cleaning and light domestic duties
  • Use of hoist and overhead tracking equipment

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 Carer providing companionship and emotional support to clients.
  • Assisting in the implementation of treatment and Care plans.
  • Maintaining the comfort and dignity of clients at all times.
  • Hoisting clients onto beds, chairs, commodes etc.
  • Arranging and accompanying clients to hospital appointments and social activities.
  • Helping clients to wash, dress and undress.
  • Cooking and light domestic duties.
  • Recording and safeguarding of residents’ property and belongings.

Live in Care Worker

Caring Hands, Anytown   Mar 99 – Aug 05

Working for a prestige Care agency my duties were:

  • Live in Carer providing companionship and emotional support to clients.
  • Assisting in the implementation of treatment and Care plans.
  • Maintaining the comfort and dignity of clients at all times.
  • Hoisting clients onto beds, chairs, commodes etc.
  • Arranging and accompanying clients to hospital appointments and social activities.
  • Helping clients to wash, dress and undress.
  • Cooking and light domestic duties.
  • Recording and safeguarding of residents’ property and belongings.
     
Relevant Qualifications:
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
Interests:
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.

Excellent references are available on request

 

 

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