If you love caring for others, obtaining a position as a caregiver will be a perfect choice for you. Caregivers are accountable for looking after elderly or children at the home of the employer.

In order to get a job as a caregiver, you need to build an attractive resume that is tailored specifically as per requirements of a particular employer.


● Start your resume with a good objective or profile statement indicating three of your talents.

● Mention your qualifications and core competences which will be help you perform this job efficiently.

● List your work experience and/or accomplishments in reverse chronological order.

● If you do not have any relevant experience you may include honorary, internship or summer position which might have some relevance to this position.

Following is a sample caregiver resume which contains relevant sections and a bullet list under each heading. Use this free sample as a template to build your own. Pay close attention to the resume sections and layout and the ways that might capture the reader’s attention.

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Caregiver Resume Template


347 Stella Lane • Bend, OR 56888
(004) 222-1111 • oliver @ email . com

 Oliver Anderson


Poised to outperform at a private household or a healthcare facility. Repeating record of achievements with clients of different socio-economic backgrounds.

Performance Summary: Compassionate and results-driven Caregiver with 9 years’ progressive experience in personal care arena. Strong commitment to deliver first-class assistance to elderly as well as children. A successful communicator who has a profound ability to build and maintain professional relationships with clients. Track record of exceeding clients’ expectations and consistently enhancing their quality of life by instilling self help skills.


● Companionship● Errands Running● Personal Care
● Housekeeping● Toilet/Bath Assistance● Catheter Care
● Meal Preparation● Feeding● Exercising Assistance
● ACLS Certification● Medicine Administration● Current Driver’s License


Caregiver | SENIOR CARE, Bend, OR | 9/2009 to Present

• Provide quality companionship to clients all day long and assist them in hygiene maintenance and daily living tasks
• Accompany clients to hospitals and constantly communicate their condition and progress to family and concerned doctor
• Anticipate client’s daily needs and handle them appropriately
• Maintain client confidentiality and privacy protocols
• Create and maintain active communication channels with the client’s family and physician

Key Accomplishments
• Initiated table games club at the facility which enhanced inter- resident communication immensely augmenting the overall quality of life.
• Attained 100% client satisfaction within initial 2 months of work.
• Identified early symptoms of stroke in a client, provided basic life support and timely shifted her to the hospital thus saving her life.

Housekeeper | SPIK N SPAN, Bend, OR | 3/2007 to 8/2009

• Maintained the allotted floors in neat and clean condition
• Cleaned, scrubbed, dusted, carried out laundry and maintenance tasks
• Performed light cooking and kitchen assistance activities

Key Accomplishments:
• Attained the ‘Most Committed Employee Award’ twice during tenure.
• Facilitated the renovation of a 16 room residential facility by working singlehandedly within a fortnight’s time.
• Fixed a chandelier with loose hangings effectively saving the client from replacement and extra repair cost.

High School Diploma | City School, Bend, OR – 2007