Writing the accurate phrases and information in a Personal Care Worker resume can be a bit tricky. This is owing to the fact that one needs to put in just enough information so one has something to say at the interview too.

However, it is difficult to understand what that information is. Here is a sample resume along with this Personal Care Worker Cover Letter that may help you start in your job application process.



Personal Care Worker Resume Sample


Alyssa Jacob

22 E 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD 54100
Contact #, Email

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position as a Personal Care Worker with Old People’s Home where a strong dedication to people will be appreciated and utilized for development needs of the residents.

• Nearly a decade of experience in providing healthcare and personal care to elderly people
• Reliable, mature and compassionate
• Proficient in assisting residents with daily living activities and medication compliance
• Highly experienced in promoting healthy socialization and interaction between residents
• Skilled in ensuring that all basic services like meals, laundry and housekeeping are in check
• Sound proficiency in identifying behaviors in order to assist them functioning in a better manner within the facility
• First Aid and CPR Certified – 2011
• Possess valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

• Successfully managed the Sanitarium’s bookkeeping and records system
• Employee of the month – May 2012


The Sanitarium – Baltimore, MD
Personal Care Assistant | 01/2003 – Present

• Provide personal and medical care to residents
• Document resident behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books
• Monitor and assist residents through individual service plans modulated by the facility
• Assist with individual, family and group counseling
• Encourage and help residents in order to increase social contact

Care Advantage Inc – Charlottesville, VA
Personal Care Aide | 06/2000 – 12/2002
Assisted clients with all kinds of personal care functions:

• Prepared light meals
• Managed mealtimes and monitored eating habits
• Transported to and from daily activities
• Performed light housekeeping and laundry tasks
• Ran errands
• Prepared/maintained documentation

G.E.D | City School, Charlottesville, VA – 2000

• Highly skilled in providing first aid and CPR
• Able to work with people of diverse social backgrounds
• Good verbal and written communication skills