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Laundry Assistant - Brook House, Cambridge in Cambridge at Excel Care

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Laundry Assistant - Brook House, Cambridge 

Location: Brook House

Salary: Up to £7.50 p/h plus weekend and bank holiday enhancements

Closing Date: 02/04/2018

Reference Number: 000373


We are looking for a Night Senior Care Assistant to join the Excelcare family at Brook House, Cambridge. 

What you can expect:

Up to £7.50 p/h plus weekend and bank holiday enhancements.

Key duties:

  • To manage the laundry procedures and put through required laundry, therefore preventing unnecessary build-up.
  • To ensure that bundles of laundry are identified for the staff to load and unload into the washers and dryers.
  • To ensure a regular supply of detergent and fabric conditioner.
  • To be responsible for the maintenance of the laundry equipment and the daily de-fluffing of the dryers, reporting any defects to the Head of Home.
  • To distribute clothes to clients’ rooms.
  • To ensure the correct marking of clients’ clothes.
  • To keep the laundry room clean and tidy and in a hygienic condition.
  • To perform other such reasonable duties as may be required.
  • To work in co-operation with the Head of Home in maintaining an efficient laundry service for all service users.
  • To manage the laundry throughout under Health and Safety best practices, paying special attention to cross-infection.
  • To identify and report and areas of malfunction or damage to equipment, in accordance with the company’s Maintenance reporting procedure.
  • To maintain the general cleanliness of the laundry, through identified and agreed work schedules.
  • To adhere to, and maintain the company’s policies and procedures.

Employee Benefits:

  • 28 Days holiday including Bank holidays
  • Enhanced weekend rates
  • Time and a half payment for bank holiday working
  • Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding up to £600 for every person you refer (*
  • DBS Certificate paid by Excelcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Paid study leave
  • Long service awards
  • Career development pathways through the Excelcare Training Academy
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Funded Qualifications via the apprenticeship programme (where required)
  • Contributory Eye Test Vouchers
  • Paid uniform
  • Employee of the Month - £100 for going above and beyond
  • Excelcare Awards – Recognition of our committed people across the business for a job very well done.

If you are interested in the position or would initially like to find out more information, we’d like to hear from you. Please apply online or contact one of the Recruitment Team today on 0208 3135003 - we look forward to hearing from you.

Excelcare are an equal opportunities employer.