Laundry Assistant (temporary to cover maternity) - Lymington

Recruiter
Colten Care
Location
Lymington
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
£7.93 p/h Weekday rate, £9.43 p/h Weekend rate Colten Care proudly offers more than the National Living Wage without compromising on benefits. Take a look at the reasons why we are ‘giving you more’...
More about the job:
This position is temporary to cover maternity.
The Laundry Assistant actively supports the well-being of residents by making sure their clothing, bed linen and towels are fresh and clean. You’ll take time to understand and respect people’s wishes regarding their clothing and personal effects. The Laundry Assistant makes cleanliness their top priority. At times, basic mending/sewing skills may be required. You’ll have daily contact with residents, relatives and guests, so a warm personality and good customer care is essential. You’ll be using machinery in the laundry room so a clear understanding of health and safety is important and full training is provided.
More about you:
Ideally, you’ll have previous experience in a similar role and used to working to high standards. We recruit people who provide a welcoming and comfortable environment to our residents and their families and who are respectful of their needs and wishes, so you’ll be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator.
More about our benefits: we offer truly competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements support with studies and diploma qualifications (depending on job role) excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support you’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard we provide fantastic homely environments work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals offer real career progression opportunities reward you for recommending others to work for Colten Care we annually review salaries and hourly pay rates paid breaks additional hours / overtime opportunities hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu free uniforms provided contributory pension scheme background checks at no cost to you ‘Extras’ our exclusive employee discount scheme with access to a free advisory support service for team members and their families
More about us:
Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 20 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. Our services include residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work. Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’
More contact info: Get in touch with the team on 01425 460955.


Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.

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