A caregiver is an individual who assists the disabled or elderly by performing day by day household tasks and errands. Caregivers usually visit clients in their homes.

In order to get a job of a caregiver, you have to prepare an eye-catching resume to persuade the employer to call you for interview. A well-crafted resume for caregiver position usually contains some standard sections including; objective, summary of qualifications, experience, accomplishments and education.

Following are some standard duties of a caregiver which might be included in the employment or experience section of your resume.


Caregiver Job Description and Duties for Resume

• Help clients or residents with the Activities of Daily Living

• Perform personal care activities; hygiene, ambulation, eating, dressing, toileting and shaving

• Talk and give company to clients and participate in resident activities

• Prepare hygienic meals and snacks for clients

• Provide clients or residents with transfers and assist them moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or cars

• Change bed linens, clean and iron residents’ laundry and assist keep residents’ room, cabinet, and dresser drawers neat and clean

• Maintain a specialized approach to responsibilities such as uniform, start times and absenteeism

• Take and record vital signs

• Create and maintain a pleasant work environment

• Help with sanitation and housekeeping duties of elderly or client’s room, bathroom, and common area

• Perform household tasks; laundry, shopping, errands and transportation

• Implement and support resident care-plan