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Applying for jobs

It doesn't matter about your background or how old you are, if you have a passion for helping people there's a job in the care industry for you.


Taking the time to polish your CV and write a cover letter will pay off when applying for jobs.

The below resources have been collected to help you stand out and sell yourself to your next employer.

Stand out with your CV

Your CV captures all the key information about your education, skills, experience and achievements and should be tailored to each job you apply for. For help with writing your CV, access this useful guide to creating CVs and defining your skills.

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Don't forget your Cover letter

Your cover letter gives you an opportunity to sell yourself to your potential employer, and provides more insight into why you are interested in the job you are applying for. Focus on how your capabilities and attributes make you the ideal candidate for the job.

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Address selection criteria

Selection criteria describes the personal qualities, skills, abilities, knowledge and qualifications a person needs to perform effectively in a job. It is important to identify what the employer is looking for and respond using specific examples of how you meet each criteria. 

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