Laundry Assistant - The Oaks

Laundry Assistant - The Oaks
The Oaks
Part time

We are seeking an experienced and hard working Laundry Assistant to join our friendly team at The Oaks care home which is based in Lexden, Colchester.

The Oaks is 3.4 miles from Hythe station and 1.6 miles from Colchester North station with excellent bus routes.

The Oaks Care Home is highly regarded in the local area, and has a Good CQC rating. The home is homeled by a fully trained professional team. The home provides care for up to 61 older people who require residential or nursing support, or who are living with dementia.

About You:

  • Previous laundry experience is required
  • Able to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Obtains good communication skills
  • Able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities set
  • To have the values of making a positive impact
  • Must be fully vaccinated with both COVID vaccine

What we can offer:

  • Part time contract available
  • 30 hours per week
  • Pay rate: £8.91 per hour
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Yearly salary review
  • Paid uniform provided
  • On-going support with Training and Development

What does the job role involve?

Laundry Assistant play an important part in our care homes, ensuring it is a clean and safe for our residents and staff.

The role includes the following tasks:

  • Ensure compliance with Guidelines for Laundry and Infection Control.
  • When working in the laundry Infection Control measures must be complied with at all times, gloves and aprons must be worn for loading dirty/soiled linen into machines.Ensure cuts are covered with suitable plaster/dressing.
  • Any clothing repairs to be undertaken or reported to Keyworker or family.
  • Check clothing is marked with Residents name to avoid loss or wrongly placed items.
  • All other duties as per the job role.

Why join us?

Our employees play a important role in our care homes and our values are based on ‘We Care About Care’. We are looking for individuals who have the same values and are able to help us make a real difference to the residents in our homes.

If you too believe that this is the most important part of everyone’s role in a care home and are looking for a rewarding job then we’d love to hear from you.

COVID-19 Vaccination requirement:

As part of New Century Care’s recruitment and employment process you will be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered and your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing.

This is to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff.

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For more information or to apply, please complete the form below. We will look forward in hearing from you.