You should end the covering letter on a thank you note for the readers time and consideration, and that you can be contacted on ...email, mobile, or above address. Also state that you will be looking for to hearing from them.
If you draft your letter this way, you will be drafting a killer covering letter that will get you noticed.
In summary, your covering letter must:
You can horn in and developing your power of persuasion. It is very important to help draft a very moving covering letter, as well as influence people you meet in every day life. Practice this skill rigorously before starting off with your cover letter draft.
50 Parkinson Mews West End London W1A 2QS
The Willow Mead
50 Parkinson Mews
Mr. Richard Smithy
The Senior Manager
Gulliver's Nursing Home
123 Great Portland Street
31 January 2011
Dear Mr. Smithy,
Re: Post of Healthcare Assistant - Job Reference: HC-Q-908
I am an NVQ2 qualified health care assistant with five years working experience in this capacity. Please find enclosed, a copy of my application form and curriculum vitae, in response to the above job opening in your nursing home advertised in the London Chronicles of 29 January 2011.
After a thorough review of the person's specification of the advertised job, I am convinced that my experience and skills will greatly benefit your establishment.
I last worked at the Baddow Nursing Home in Chelmsford, as a senior care assistant. I was involved in the day to day care of clients, as well as providing lead to other colleagues, aimed at achieving optimal level of care. I was instrumental in developing a unique care bundle pathway that helped eliminate bedsores completely in the home within six months of my arrival.
Having mastered basic life support, handling and moving and other vital skills required, I am currently participate in staff training on this courses in my local healthcare training institute.
I will be happy to be invited for interview, and will be able to provide further evidence and information on my skills, achievements and vision that I will bring to this job if appointed.
I can be contacted on the above address, or via my email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also reach my on my mobile phone number 07999900019.
Thank you for your time, and I will be looking forward to hearing from you.
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