A Care Assistant is accountable for developing friendly and courteous relationships with clients or residents. He/She enables clients or patients to maintain their comfort by ensuring that their requirements are met in proportion to their habits and lifestyles as given in the care plan by employer.

While your care assistant resume is a summary of your credentials, your cover letter can be a useful selling tool. Your aim in your care assistant cover letter is to show why your skills, education, work experience and background uniquely meet the criteria you for the position of care assistant.

Look at the following example to learn how to write a covering letter for care assistant job.


Care Assistant Cover Letter Sample


65 Park Lane
Bristol, UK 6E9 S8Z

January 21, 2014

Ms. Sara James
Manager Personnel
Cedar Care Limited
Bristol, UK 6C7 S1E


Dear Ms. James:

Please accept the enclosed resume as an application for Care Assistant position with Cedar Care Limited. Along with my extensive experience in caregiving, and current CPR and first aid certification, I am confident that I can make a positive contribution to your organization.

According to the requirements stated in your job advertisement you need an enthusiastic and lively candidate who would be able to face challenges. As required, I have a demonstrated capability in:

• Supporting residents with personal care and hygiene; dressing, bathing, toileting and feeding
• Assisting residents live as independently as possible by running errands, laundry and shopping
• Working with senior nurses and other health care experts to deliver particular care and development plans
• Organizing leisure activities

Furthermore, I posses a very caring nature, a positive approach and have a demonstrated ability to show compassion and aspiration to deliver quality care. Over and above, I am very reliable with a professional appearance. My enclosed resume gives more details about my key skills and abilities.

I look forward to talking with you regarding this position and will call your office during the week of January 28 to see if we might arrange a meeting at a time of mutual convenience. I can be reached at [Contact #] or [Email Address].

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Anna Johnson

Enc. Resume