Laundry Assistant - Bank

Recruiter
Avery Healthcare Group
Location
Rothersthorpe
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to join a company that cares? When joining Avery you can expect: * highly competitive rates of pay * exclusive employee discounts incl. retail and leisure savings * excellent career development incl. formal training * free parking * well-supported environment * Bank hours- shift pattern - various shifts as required to include weekends. £8.00 per hour. DarwinCourt Care Homelocated in Lichfield are currently recruiting for attentive and caring team players to join us as Laundry Assistants.As Laundry Assistant, you will work in support of our Hotel Services team to deliver awell organised and consistent laundry service, demonstrating high standards of cleanliness and handling resident laundry with care.Experience of a similar role is desirable, but not required. It is equally important that you can demonstrate the right behaviours and attitude for working in an adult social care environment. We will provide a full induction alongside formal training opportunities. The role will require you to work shifts on a rota to include weekends. The key responsibilities of our Laundry Assistant's include: Safely store dirty laundry, sorted into appropriate wash loads. Wash, dry and iron all bed linen, table linen and towels. Ensure that the linen cupboard is well stocked and tidy. Ensure systems for the identification and correct return of personal clothing are effective. General cleanliness of the Laundry area including air filters and equipment. Understand wash guide instructions, laundering requirements of a wide range of textiles and the properties of cleaning materials to ensure that all areas are well presented and maintained in good condition. Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particularly moving and handling of loads, by assessing risk and having due regard for personal safety and the safety of residents, visitors and staff. Act accordingly towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident. Advise on the supply and quality of items used to carry out tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods. Avery Healthcare is an award winning national care home provider, committed to delivering the highest standards of person centred care.At Avery Healthcare we are always seeking high quality people to join our enthusiastic and dedicated teams across the UK.The design of our homes and our carefully selected staff when combined with our diligent approach to care enables us to provide our residents with an enriching life and the opportunity to flourish. Avery Healthcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require an Enhanced DBS Disclosure the cost of which is met by Avery Healthcare. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential.

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