An often ignored cover letter writing tip is to create letters that facilitate the reader. Many resume specialists and recruiters agree that letters which are easy to read have a better chance of being read till the end.
As you plan to layout your carer cover letter, make sure the final look is soothing to the eyes. Dividing the cover letter into three paragraphs usually helps. If you want to throw light on your job relevant skills, go for a table or short bullet points. These make it easier for the employer to read the letter thus saving a lot of time. Time is a commodity not many people afford and prospective employers make it to the top of this list. You can also add small headings in the main body.
If you are a beginner, here is a golden tip: focus on your skills and knowledge that can come in handy at the job to make up for the lack of experience.
Carer Cover Letter No Experience
501 Garden Lane ● Berri, SA 6587 ● 0000 654 321 ● harry @ email . com
Tuesday, June 18, 2014
Mr. Fredrick Davis
Mary MacKillop Care
652 New Ave
Berri, SA 6587
Dear Mr. Davis:
With a certificate III in aged care from the ABC College, I wish to apply for your recently advertised position as a carer with Mary MacKillop Care.
My relevant strengths includes:
• Able to communicate with clients of all age groups effectively
• Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• CPR and First Aid certified
• Well versed in light housekeeping and daily care assistance tasks
I am good at fostering productive community relations and have a track record of respecting other people’s point of view regarding daily living. Great attention to detail along with my ability to follow written and verbal instructions render me and ideal candidate for a carer position.
I am eager to discuss the prospect with you in detail and to reflect on how I plan to utilize my talents in capacity of a carer. I would like to meet with you in person to pursue the above mentioned intentions. My resume is enclosed for your review and I shall call you next week to follow up regarding this application.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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