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Laundry Assistant

  • Posted: November 29, 2021
  • Location: Kent, ME7
  • Start date:
  • Salary: Angel Human Resources

Role: Laundry Assistant

Location:
Medway NHS Foundation Trust,
Gillingham,
Kent,
ME7 5NY

Pay:
Banding -2
18.5K p/a – 20K p/a

Shifts:
ASAP start for an initial 3-month period
Monday – Friday
07:30 – 15:30

Job Purpose:
The primary function of this role is to ensure the provision of clean linen to all departments.

Why Angel?

  • Local roles
  • Flexible work
  • Work/life balance
  • Accredited training with certificates
  • Holiday pay- earn as you work
  • Temp to perm opportunities
  • Up to 40 hours per week
  • Many more company benefits
  • Immediate start

Key Responsibilities:
Collection, sorting and catergorising of soiled and clean linen in preparation for washing and finishing
Loading and unloading of washing machines and dryers, ensuring that all work processed is given the correct amount of time
Distribution of clean linen to the relevant departments, replenishing stocks as required
Ensure cleanliness of all equipment
Checking of detergents and notifying the appropriate staff member when they need ordering.
To assist with cleaning duties as and when required
To undergo training as required
Ensure that safe working practises are maintained at all times and that duties are performed in accordance with Health & Safety, COSHH and other relevant statutory requirements
To read, understand and comply with all Laundry policies and procedures, applying the principles as appropriate to the role
To ensure that all mandatory training is completed

The post holder will act as an important point of contact between the Directorate, its Service Users, and the Trust

Our Vision and Values
All staff must commit to our Vision and Values and exhibit behaviours in line with our new Values.
Bold We are inspiring and ambitious
Every Person Counts We are respectful and supportive
Sharing and Open We are open and speak up
Together We are inclusive and responsible
We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

 

Person Specification
The person specification sets out the essential qualifications, experience, skills, knowledge, personal attributes and other requirements which the post holder requires to perform the job to a satisfactory level. Without these qualities applicant cannot be appointed to the post.

Qualifications
A basic standard of Education required
A good understanding of Health & safety

Values/Exhibits behaviours in line with Trust Values:
Bold – We are inspiring and ambitious
Every Person Counts – We are respectful and supportive
Sharing and Open – We are open and speak up
Together – We are inclusive and responsible

Experience
Working on own initiative as well as part of a team
Experience of working in a similar environment

Skills
Ability to work under pressure
Good communication skills
Contributes towards and encourages a positive culture in the department

Other Attributes
Flexible and adaptable to change to meet the needs of the service.
The vision and focus to continually strive to improve the service for our patients is a key attribute for this, and any role at the Medway NHS Foundation Trust

 

Call Vladimir on: 07704344621 or email: training@angelhr.org
Alternatively you can contact Angel Recruitment on 01622 761465 or come visit us at our Kent office located: 4 Starnes Court, Union Street, Maidstone ME14 1EB

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