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Laundry in Kingston upon Thames at Yellow Hat

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Laundry Assistant for one of our luxury Care Homes in Kingston.

The pay rate for our Laundry assistant is a minimum of £8.50 per hour. This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week.

Do you want to work in a luxurious, modern care home where you can contribute to giving residents the highest quality of life?

Are you looking for a job where you can develop and grow in your role and do you want to combine your passion for housekeeping with the ability to making a real difference to the lives of our residents?

About the Laundry Assistant Role

The Laundry Assistant is responsible for performing laundry functions in order to create a safe secure and inviting environment for our residents, families and team members while meeting and exceeding the Companies quality standards.

Specific responsibilities for the Laundry Assistant include, but are not limited to;

* Collect, clean and redistribute the home's laundry and residents' clothing.

* Sort washing, dry and iron linen and residents' clothing to a high standard at all times, adhering to the washing and ironing instructions on the garments.

* Fold, count and stack linen in an organised manner.

* Routinely inspect linen for wear and tear, and report this to the Housekeeping Manager/ Supervisor.

* Ensure that machinery and chemicals are handled according to risk assessments and COSHH.

JOB REQUIREMENTS for the Laundry Assistant:

Required Skills and Experience:

* Good time management skills

* Organisational skills with a structured approach

* Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

* Ability to handle multiple priorities

* Able to work on own initiative as well as in a team

* Caring compassionate attitude

* Able to make responsible choices and decisions, and act in the residents' best interests

* Desire to work in care

* Previous experience in housekeeping desirable

The benefits for our Laundry Assistant:

* Competitive pension scheme

* Free uniforms that are attractive and practical

* Free eye care tests and options for funding towards future spectacles if required

* Cycle to work scheme

* Savings on Childcare

* Refer a friend and get a cash bonus

* Study support

* Holiday discounts

* A variety of motor related offers

* Life Insurance

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.