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cuppateapls Thu 24-Nov-16 16:56:01

Hi, I'm applying for a caring for the elderly job, I'm just filling out the application and I'm not sure what to put for these questions?
- main achievements
- strengths you would bring to this post
- please detail how knowledge, skills and experience meet the requirements of this role?

I have no experience and was told that was fine. But don't know what to put for these. Could anyone help. hmmsmile

user1477282676 Fri 25-Nov-16 01:02:56

Main achievements would include highlights of previous employment or any awards you've received...or any special skills you've learned.

Example: My main achievements include time spent volunteering for my child's school at public events.

It's a bit of a silly question as they're not they mean main achievements in your employment or personal life?

For "strengths you would bring" add things like this...

"I am a patient and caring person; I enjoy meeting new people and working as part of a team. I am punctual and reliable and helping others gives me a sense of satisfaction."

For Knowledge skills and experience you can write something like this

"I have run my own home and cared for my family for X number of years, I have experience in basic first aid, I have learned to be organised and to manage a clean and safe environment during this time."

Or if you have any cleaning experience or similar, add that too.

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