A caregiver cover letter 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, a cover letter must be tailored as per the requirements of employer.
Look at the following sample cover letter for a Caregiver Resume to get ideas 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.
101 Example Avenue
Irvine, CA 98888
November 6, 2015
Ms. Jane Arnold
Human Resources Manager
Silverado At Home
25 South Street
Irvine, CA 98855
Dear Ms. Arnold:
I am eager to work for your organization in the role of 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 with different private homes, I am eager to leverage my compassion and experience to contribute to your bottom line.
Through my past experiences, I acquired skills and abilities highly relevant to the Caregiver position at Silverado At Home:
• Track record of providing assistance to elderly in activities of daily living
• Well-versed in motivating clients to enjoy their independence
• Committed to perform housekeeping tasks; washing clothes and dishes, scrubbing bathroom and making beds
• Competent at creating a tidy living environment for clients through sanitation, ventilation, proper lighting and furnishings arrangement
• Adept at implementing care plans provided by the care manager and client’s family
My caregiving skills coupled with my enthusiasm to help others make me a unique candidate for this exciting opportunity at Silverado At Home. I look forward to interviewing with you to show the match between your requirements and my qualifications. I will call you next week to follow up. In the meantime, I can be reached at (999) 009-1234.
Thank you for your time and consideration.