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Laundry & Housekeeping Assistant at eRecruitSmart

Laundry & Housekeeping Assistant

eRecruitSmart West Wickham Full-Time
£11.53 - £11.55/Hour
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We have an excellent opportunity for a Laundry & Housekeeping Assistant to join our clients residential and respite care team at their outstanding CQC care home in West Wickham.

About the Role
As Laundry & Housekeeping Assistant, you will work across multiple teams by providing support on a day to day to basis and your responsibilities will include:

Laundry


  • To ensure an efficient daily laundry service for residents’ personal clothing and occasional other care home linen. To collect items in a timely manner, liaising with the nursing and care staff, residents’ personal laundry from each occupied residents’ room
  • Ensure that infected clothing is treated separately from soiled clothing, from the receptacles used for its collection, to the separation, sluicing and laundering of said items
  • Launder residents’ personal clothing items, in accordance with the cleaning advice labels and manufacturer labels and to sort laundered personal items and return them to the correct rooms
  • Keep the laundry and surrounding areas clean and orderly at all times, ensuring that soiled and laundered items do not come into contact with the floor, or with each other
  • Follow health and safety at work and infection control procedures as directed by the Registered Nurse in Charge or Home Manager

Domestic


  • Provide a quality housekeeping service to all residents in a polite and courteous manner and ensure the highest standards of cleanliness throughout the care home
  • Carry out housekeeping duties with sensitive regard for resident and patient rights to dignity and privacy and to ensure that soiled linen is collected, laundered and returned to linen store cupboards
  • Launder residents’ personal clothing items, separate from linen and in accordance with manufacturer labels
  • Sort laundered personal items and return them to the correct rooms
  • Keep the laundry clean and orderly at all times, ensuring that soiled and laundered items do not come into contact with the floor, or with each other
  • Follow health and safety at work and infection control procedures as directed by the Registered Nurse in Charge

Kitchen


  • Assist in the efficient running and maintenance of the catering department
  • Maintain impeccable standards of hygiene
  • Ensure high quality preparation of food and service
  • Work as part of a team
  • Work with all the kitchen staff in the preparation, storage and serving of food
  • Participate in staff meetings and training sessions and identify personal training needs
  • Ensure that the Health and Safety policy of the home is followed at all times
  • Undertake kitchen duties as directed by the Head Chef or Assistant Chef

About the rewards
As a Laundry & Housekeeping Assistant you will receive an excellent salary of £11.53 per hour and is a 35 hour contract role plus you will receive a superb range of benefits including:


  • 26 & 8 statutory days annual leave entitlement
  • Life Assurance Benefits
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Referral Scheme up to £1000
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Health and Wellbeing Programme
  • GP consultations, Mental Health Treatment, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and counselling
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • 50% off a coffee from every week from Café Nero
  • 75% off Champneys Spa breaks.
  • Subsidised Apple Watches and Amazon Prime membership and discount on hotel bookings with Expedia
  • Long Service Award Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid Enhanced DBS
  • Inhouse Mental Health First Aiders
  • Eye Test Vouchers
  • Eligible for Blue Light Card
  • Free Parking
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Policy

How to Apply
Please note that eRecruitSmart is advertising the role of Laundry & Housekeeping Assistant on behalf of the Hiring Company and your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to.   Please only apply if you consent to these terms.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK.   Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted.  If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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