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Laundry Assistant

Location: Oakwood Court Care Home, Haywards Heath


Main Responsibilities

• To collect the residents’ laundry as per the rota in the morning and return to the resident the same day or informing residents of any outstanding laundry.
• To ensure that all clothes washed are dried correctly using the tumble dryer, ensuring that it is set at the correct temperature depending on the type of fabric.
• Responsible for ironing clothes and linen ensuring that that iron is set to the correct temperature and not left unattended.

Knowledge / Skills & Qualifications

- The ability to recognise that residents' rooms and belongings are personal and private
- Have an awareness of Health and Safety and COSH regulations
- Excellent time management skills
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Awareness of Manual Handling regulations.
- The ability to demonstrate safe practices.

Remuneration: £8.17 per hour 30 hours per week Contract type Permanent Uniform provided - 22 days' annual leave pro rata (excluding bank holidays) - Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions - A dedicated Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support and advice - Shift bonus - Refer a friend bonus - School holiday bonus.

How to apply:
Closing date for applications 16 November 2018

To apply please email your CV with covering letter to

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date on this occasion your application has not been unsuccessful


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