Hey guys🙋♀️ Welcome to chapter 3 of the Becoming a carer series: Care work CVs!
So you’ve decided you want to work in care… great!
…Now you need to tailor your CV before you get applying! 💻
🤔What do care companies look for in your CV?
🌟People that are caring, compassionate, hard-working and responsible
🧐What experience should you highlight in your CV?
👉Working with children or babysitting
👉Caring for any sick, vulnerable, or older relatives
👉Caring for younger siblings
👉Times you’ve worked with people
👉Work that kept you very busy
😕What are the best hobbies to talk about?
📌Any volunteer work
😯How to explain WHY you want to work in care
Your CV’s personal statement should explain WHY you want to work in care.
Don’t talk about:
❌The flexible hours
❌That there’s no experience required
Do talk about:
✅Your love of working with people
✅Wanting to help others
✅Your desire to have a fulfilling career
Use some of these keywords in your CV to get it noticed:
✏️ Caring • Compassionate • Kind • Fulfilling • Responsible • Friendly • People-person • Hard-working • Good communicator • Empathetic • Thoughtful • Team player • Enthusiastic
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I’ll see you all in the next chapter!
Good luck guys!