Laundry Assistant

Posted 23 April by Orchard Care Homes Easy Apply Featured

Job Title: Laundry Assistant - Part Time

Location: Green Park, Warrington, Cheshire

Contract: 30 hours

Pay £7.83 ph

Our support teams enjoy life at the heart of our community

Our support staff are at the heart of each and every one of our homes. They are the people who do the jobs which keep the home running smoothly, from filing to tiling, from driving to drying - roles which are absolutely essential to the wellbeing of our residents, making it a home from home.

Orchard at the Heart of the Community

Orchard Care Homes has been running and managing care homes across the UK for over a decade. Our mission: To be the positive choice for residents, their families and friends, healthcare professionals and staff.

Our person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value, not necessarily your background of working in a care setting. We recruit people with previous experience, and those for whom a job in care environment represents a new beginning. We are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

What you’ll be doing

You will ensure that Orchard Care Home’s high standards are met within the Laundry service. By prioritising your workload, you will be part of a team which works hard to provide an efficient and effective service for all residents and visitors.

Where you will be working

Green Park

A bright and spacious home designed to support 103 residents needing residential, nursing and more specialist dementia care, with a recently opened 18-bed Dementia Unit.

What you’ll need

Experience of Health & Safety

Experience of COSHH

Ability to complete paperwork

Basic sewing skills

Values and commitment:

Be a passionate member of the team, want to help others and make a difference

Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive to residents, manager, staff and visitors.

Enjoy a busy environment

Ability to communicate with people and be interested in their needs

Reliable and punctual

Eager to complete all training relevant to your role.

Desired:

Understanding of central heating systems, laundry equipment and hot & cold water systems

Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations.

What we offer in return:-

By choosing Orchard Care Homes you are joining a progressive and ambitious group of care homes. We are driven to provide the very best standards of care and quality within our homes, and to recruit the very best nurses in our company. As such we offer a competitive salary and range of benefits including;

  • Ongoing training
  • Career development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Cost of DBS check paid for by the company
  • Free uniform
  • Pension Scheme

Required skills

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Reliability
  • Always Punctual
  • Sewing

Reference: 34968631

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