Formal Application letter for a Personal Care Assistant Position sample

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Ref: Application letter for a Personal Care Assistant Positions


Dear Mr. (Ms) [Last Name of the recipient],


With this letter I would hereby like to apply for any position of Personal Care Assistant within your organisation that may become available.


I came to this country as political refugee in 1999. Since then I have completed a Certificate III in Aged Care. This included two week training at Sidney Community Services. Throughout this training I have performed the following:

  • feeding residents who require assistance;
  • assisting residents with daily life activities including personal hygiene, provision of assistance to persons with mobility difficulties, grooming, dressing of residents, etc.


Since my training I have had 3 jobs in personal care. Thanks to this experience I have

gained necessary skills in communicating with staff, families and residents. I thoroughly this job since my personal mission is accomplished by making a difference in the lives of others, particularly the elderly, and I have received excellent feedback from my previous employers. beneficiaries and their families.


I am a permanent resident of Australia and I live in Sidney with my three children. As a single parent I am responsible of taking of the whole household. I am highly motivated with an excellent work ethic, have a good understanding of workplace safety and culture and can adapt quickly to organizational policies and procedures.


A copy of my CV is enclosed, giving further details of my work history, training and skills. Professional references from my previous employers are available upon request. I look forward to hearing from you soon to discuss possible employment prospects for myself.



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