Job Description

Groveland Park is a 55 bed Luxury Residential care home. This will be a permanent weekend Laundry Assistant contract. Laundry Assistant Key Objectives:

To ensure that the laundry department is stocked and run effectively and efficiently.

To ensure there are no complaints about the standard of service.

To ensure that the laundry is maintained in a clean, tidy state at all times.

That Health and Safety requirements are meticulously upheld.

Main Duties:

To sort, wash, dry and press all laundry daily according to the fabric and washing instructions.

Keep accurate records of any items disposed of due to them being beyond repair.

Report monthly to Matron.

To distribute the topping up service for sheets, pillowcases, bath towels, hand towels and flannels to each of the linen cupboards.

To put away all freshly laundered residents clothing.

To ensure that all residents’ property is cared for, which includes the properties that may be sent down to the laundry in error, either as items in pockets, attached to clothes etc.

To pass for repair residents clothing and linen i.e. hems, replace buttons etc.

To ensure all dry cleaning is dealt and dry cleaning tickets are passed to the administrator.

To ensure that all laundry chemicals are ordered - via the administrator, stored and used according to the Home’s and the Health and Safety requirements.

To be aware of COSHH regulations and appropriate use of all substances.

Ensure the laundry area is cleaned daily as required, wash walls, work surfaces and floors.

Report any defective equipment immediately to the Matron.

Changes to staff rota's, holidays or sickness must be agreed with Matron.

Have due regard to your own Health and Safety and the Health and Safety of others.

Hazards, potential hazards, accidents and other untoward occurrences, faulty equipment etc. should be reported to the senior person on duty and any necessary steps taken to prevent injury.

To know where all fire equipment is located and how it is to be operated.

Carry out all procedures laid down in accordance with company policy. It is a requirement of employment that all staff actively participate in training programmes organised by the company.

To keep information about residents confidential at all times.

To take part in staff meetings whenever possible.

All concerns regarding possible abuse of vulnerable adult must be reported immediately, to the person in charge, who will report to the board of directors.

Shifts: Every Saturday and Sunday

Laundry Hours- 8am- 3pm

A 14 days mandatory In House training course will be provided which you will be required to attend.

Job Type: Part-time/ Perm

Salary: £9.02