A Care Assistant develops friendly and courteous relationships with clients or residents. They enable 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
New York, NY 01543

March 14, 2016

Ms. Sara James
Manager Personnel
Cedar Care Limited
New York, NY 05989


Dear Ms. James:

With my extensive experience in caregiving, current CPR and First Aid certification, I am confident that I can make a positive contribution to Cedar Care Limited in the role of a Care Assistant.

According to the requirements stated in your job advertisement you need an enthusiastic and lively candidate who enthusiastically faces challenges. Keeping your needs in mind, following is a snapshot of my talents:

• Demonstrate ability to support residents with personal care and hygiene such as dressing, bathing, toileting and feeding
• Track record of assisting residents live as independently as possible by running errands, laundry and shopping
• Competent at working with senior nurses and other health care experts to deliver particular care and development plans
• Special talent for organizing leisure activities

Furthermore, I posses a 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 contains 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 March 20 to see if we might arrange a meeting at a time of mutual convenience. I can be reached at (000) 656-9685 or vi email at [Email Address].

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Anna Johnson

Enc. Resume