We wanted to reassure you during these challenging and unprecedented times that safety remains paramount for our residents, our teams and any potential new colleague wishing to join.

We are reaching out to those in other industries with vital transferable skills, that have found themselves not able to work because of company closure. We have bank, permanent and part-time opportunities for you to consider within our homes and in the community, full training and support will all be provided and again your safety will be our priority.

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Laundry Assistant Bank

Location

Sherborne, Dorset

Salary & Benefits

£8.72

Vacancy Type

Bank

Closing Date

18/06/2020

Laundry Assistant- Bank

The Old Vicarage Care home

 

The shift pattern for the Laundry assistant role at-

9am start and 3pm finish

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To attend to the washing, drying, mending and ironing of all personal laundry.
  • To sort and distinguish individual residents clothing, returning all aired clothes to the appropriate resident and ensuring that personal items are put away in the appropriate place.
  • To ensure the cleanliness of the total laundry area and to include all the equipment within that area.
  • To ensure that all records are maintained to the standards required by Healthcare Homes as well as outside monitoring agencies such as Environmental Health.
  • To ensure the strict adherence to the safety and security of the laundry and laundering practices, including the safe storage and usage of all cleaning products as per COSHH regulations.
  • To notify the housekeeper or Manager of any faulty or damaged equipment used by the laundry staff.

Daily Duties:

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Respect the confidentiality of information in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act at all times.
  • Ensure the dignity and respect of every resident is maintained at all times.
  • Travel as required within the area and other areas within the company for business and training.
  • This list is not exhaustive and you may need to carry out other duties within the remit of the role.