Laundry Assistant

Posted 30 Jun 2020

Colten Care Ltd

Chichester, West Sussex (Other)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
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Laundry Assistant

Based at Wellington Grange, Chichester, PO19 6ED

Up to £11.04 per hour, including all enhancements

Pay breakdown:

Basic Pay Rate: £8.72 per hour

£1.50 p/h weekend enhancement

Enhancements for an NVQ or Diploma Level qualification in a relevant field are paid as follows:

NVQ 2 additional 56p per hour, OR

NVQ 3 additional 82p per hour

18 hours across a mixed rota, to include alternate weekends.

About the job:

The Laundry Assistant actively supports the well-being of residents by making sure their clothing, bed linen and towels are fresh and clean. You’ll take time to understand and respect people’s wishes regarding their clothing and personal effects. The Laundry Assistant makes cleanliness their top priority. At times, basic mending/sewing skills may be required. You’ll have daily contact with residents, relatives and guests, so a warm personality and good customer care is essential. You’ll be using machinery in the laundry room so a clear understanding of health and safety is important and full training is provided.

About you:

Ideally, you’ll have previous experience in a similar role and used to working to high standards. We recruit people who provide a welcoming and comfortable environment to our residents and their families and who are respectful of their needs and wishes, so you’ll be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator.

About our benefits:

  • we offer truly competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements
  • support with studies and diploma qualifications (depending on job role)
  • excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • you’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
  • we provide fantastic homely environments
  • work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
  • offer real career progression opportunities
  • reward you for recommending others to work for Colten Care
  • we annually review salaries and hourly pay rates
  • paid breaks
  • additional hours / overtime opportunities
  • hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
  • free uniforms provided
  • contributory pension scheme
  • background checks at no cost to you
  • ‘Extras’ our exclusive employee discount scheme with access to a free advisory support service for team members and their families

About us:

Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex.

Our established services are all rated as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we provide residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care.

We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work.

Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’

Our contact info: Get in touch with the team on 01425 460955.

Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.

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