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Laundry Assistant

Job description

MPA are currently recruiting for a Laundry Assistant for our client Apex Housing, in the Derry/ Londonderry Area. This role will be 26.5 hrs per week to cover Maternity , based at Daleview House .The salary is £23,500 per annum pro rata ( £12.18 per hour)

Job Duties:

·         To Launder bed linen and other sundries according to manufacturer’s recommendations at suitable and sufficient intervals

·         To launder and iron clothes according to manufacturer’s recommendations

·         To distribute clothes to bedrooms and general laundry

·         Adhere to policies, procedures, guidelines as directed by Apex Housing

·         To ensure and maintain the health and safety of all persons whilst undertaking duties

·         To liaise with the Nurse Manager when equipment requires maintenance

·         To liaise with the Nurse Manager about re-ordering laundry stocks.

·         To undertake duties which may be deemed necessary, relevant to your post.

·         To undertake duties as Housekeeper or Kitchen Assistant if required.

Essential Criteria:

·         6 months previous laundry experience

·         Communication skills. Ability to use personal initiative. Ability to relate to residents.

·         Physical ability to carry out the requirements of the job.

·         Caring disposition. Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised. Motivated.

·         Hardworking and conscientious. Punctual, reliable, honest, trustworthy.

·         Ability to work under direction.

·         Flexible re hours required to work.