If you enjoy helping others and looking for a career that makes a difference in your and peoples’ life than choose your career in caregiving industry. As a caregiver, you will work under direct command of a caregiving manager or certified nurse; give direct care to elderly and senior resident; complete assignments as a common worker; help in maintaining an encouraging physical and psychosocial environment for residents; maintain core values of esteem, honesty, commitment and trust.

Senior Caregiver Resume Writing

Finding a job as a senior caregiver might be very difficult in current job market. With a large number of people competing for the similar position, your resume requires to stand out and let the reader know what a great contribution you would make as a senior caregiver. When writing a resume, it is essential to include all the compassionate and caring attributes that would make you an exceptional candidate.

Before starting your caregiver resume, identify all the related qualities that make you an outstanding candidate for the job. Keep in mind that employers want to see resumes that tell them you are compassionate, dependable, professional and skilled in your duties. Demonstrate all of these kinds of skills on your resume by listing your professional experience, civic activities and any volunteer work you have done before. Also include a Caregiver Cover Letter with your job application.

 

Sample Resume of Senior Caregiver

 

Julia Smith


326 Example Avenue ● Nashville, TN 52147 ● Tel: ● Email:

CAREGIVER
Compassionate, trustworthy and client-focused.
Strong desire to work for elderly.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
• Over 3 years’ experience in caregiving field
• Highly skilled in grooming, toileting, bathing, dressing and transferring of elderly
• Well versed in assisting residents with activities of daily living
• Demonstrated ability to record and report changes in resident’s eating habits to supervisor
• Valid Driver’s license – Reliable transportation and clean driving record

SPECIAL SKILLS
• On-time medication• Meal preparation
• Recreational activities• Grooming and dressing
• Ambulation and vital signs• Transportation to appointments
• Light housekeeping• Errands and shopping

WORK EXPERIENCE

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. – Nashville, TN

Sep 2009 – Dec 2011

Senior Caregiver

• Helped with ADL’s, by means of cooperative service plans
• Provided excellent resident care under the supervision of certified caregiver
• Promoted resident dignity, freedom and choice
• Observed residents’ physical and mental conditions on a regular basis
• Reported any changes to the PCA
• Assisted seniors to and from dining room and activities
• Took vital signs of residents
• Performed first aid and initiated emergency response procedures

Best Care Senior Services – Richmond, VA

Oct 2008 – Sep 2009

Caregiver

• Greeted residents, visitors, and staff considerately and answered phones
• Assisted residents at meal time
• Served meals in the dining room
• Assisted with dining room and kitchen clean up and maintenance
• Helped residents with tours, move-ins, move-outs and transfers
• Assisted with laundry and housekeeping services for residents
• Reported any hazardous conditions or equipment quickly
• Attended and participated in training, in-services, and staff meeting


EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

West-wood Community College, Nashville, TN
6-months’ Caregiver Training

Current BLS, CPR and First Aid

Nashville High School – 2005

ADDITIONAL
• Good communication and organizational skills
• Ability to take initiative and react quickly in emergency