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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

Location

Old Town, Swindon

Salary & Benefits

£8.96 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time

Closing Date

21/10/2021

Laundry Assistant

Kingsmead, Old Town, Swindon

19.5 hours per week

Kingsmead care home provides nursing, dementia and respite care for up to 37 residents. We offer residential care for those who need assistance with daily tasks and nursing care for those who may have more complex medical needs. We are recruiting for a Laundry Assistant to join our team.

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.

We offer an unlimited refer a friend scheme which pays £500 per hire (£1000 for nurses), 28 days paid annual leave per year and a service recognition scheme rewarding commitment and loyalty. 

Healthcare Homes offer an EmployeeAssistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.