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Care Worker Cover Letter

Mr Philip Smith
Hiring Manager
Health Care Provider
Made Up Road
E12 5DD

4th January 2011

Dear Mr Smith

I am enclosing my CV in response to your advertisement for the post of Care Worker.

I am very interested in this position as it relates strongly to my vast experience in social care and also my general knowledge of the healthcare industry.

For the past two years I have been working as a care worker for my local health authority. During my employment I have learnt how to handle various medical and operational situations professionally and efficiently using my own knowledge and any available resources.

As can be seen from my CV, I possess all the necessary industry related certification, am CRB cleared and hold numerous relevant academic qualifications. I also possess a helpful attitude, good team working skills and am prepared to put in that extra effort which makes all of the difference.

The accompanying resume will give you an idea not only of my past achievements but also of my future potential for making a significant contribution to your company. I look forward very much to meeting with you in person to discuss this opening further.

Yours sincerely,

Mary Stevens
444 Anywhere Road
B18 6NF
Mobile: 0121 638 0026

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Care Assistant Cover Letter

Care Assistants provide support to people with disabilities and seniors. These employees work in clients’ homes or in care centers; their duties include providing companionship, helping clients with hygiene and dressing, running errands, doing housework, handling correspondence, paying bills, organizing activities, administering medicines, and serving meals. Care Assistants are usually supervised by managers who don’t hold a medical degree.

Based on our collection of cover letter examples for Care Assistant, the most important skills for this job are:

  • Physical fitness
  • Emotional stability
  • Discretion and tact
  • A caring personality
  • Stamina and resilience
  • A desire to help people
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Being able to stay calm under pressure
  • Teamworking
  • Initiative and self-motivation

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Melissa J. Pettaway
HR Coordinator
Cove Patient Services

Dear Ms. Pettaway:

As an experienced and compassionate professional, I am pleased to present the enclosed resume in response to your posting. With a broad knowledge base in patient care and support within the healthcare industry, I am prepared to excel as your next Care Assistant.

Through success in coordinating medical services and responsibilities for a diverse patient base, I am well versed in the nuances of the healthcare sector, and am at ease helping patients to overcome difficulties and challenges and improve their overall healthcare experience. I adeptly uncover patients’ unique needs and requirements, developing and implementing individualized care plans to help them achieve their objectives.

Highlights of my experience include the following:

  • Possessing more than eight years of experience supporting senior-level healthcare professionals in comprehensive patient care while concurrently performing a range of administrative tasks including records management, insurance processing, and program coordination.
  • Demonstrating the ability to manage patient information and medical records while ensuring adherence to strict regulatory mandates such as HIPAA.
  • Handling confidential information with discretion and sensitivity, in accordance with Data Privacy requirements.
  • Leveraging my excellent bedside manner and my personable, friendly approach to quickly and effectively connect with patients of all ages and backgrounds.

Furthermore, my detail-oriented nature and ability to effectively collaborate with other team members offer additional skills essential to this position. I believe I would be a great asset to your team and look forward to hearing from you to discuss how I may contribute to your goals. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Carlos L. Summers