A Cover Letter for a Caregiver Resume is a marketing tool and as such, it must be written with a reader’s exact needs in mind. Where your resume is brief and standardized, your cover letters must be tailored as per the requirements of employer.
Look at the following sample which will give you the idea how to write your own cover letter. Modify it as per employer’s specific needs.
Note: This cover letter is written specifically to a caregiver agency but you are free to customize this sample if you are self employed.
Caregiver Resume Cover Letter Sample
101 Example Avenue
Irvine, CA 98888
October 25, 2011
Ms. Jane Arnold
Human Resources Manager
Silverado At Home
Irvine, CA 98855
Dear Ms. Arnold:
I am eager to join Silverado At Home as a Caregiver because I realize that Silverado At Home’s commitment of developing excellent community creates a challenging yet satisfying work environment. Along with my elderly care training, First Aid certification and 3 years of work experience as a caregiver in different private homes, I am eager to leverage my compassionate skills and experience to contribute to your bottom line.
Through my past experiences, I have acquired skills and abilities highly relevant to the Caregiver position at Silverado At Home:
• Understand and perform the duties, principals and values of Senior Living
• Assist clients to get the most out of their independence through their move in all areas of care, support, communication, in addition to physical and scholarly activity.
• Help with housekeeping relating to individual care such as washing clothes, washing dishes, scrubbing bathroom after bath, making beds and the like
• Provide an easy living environment for client by insuring living area sanitation, ventilation, proper lighting and furnishings arrangement.
• Implement care in keeping the care plan summarize by the Care Manager and client’s family
• Report changes in client’s condition, approach, appearance, behavior and physical capability to Care Manager
My caregiving skills coupled with my enthusiasm to help others and learn from experience make me a unique candidate for this exciting opportunity at Silverado At Home. I look forward to have an interview with you and show the match between your requirements and my qualifications. I will call you next week to follow up. During the period in-between, I can be reached at (999) 009-1234. Thank you for your time and considering my job application.