Laundry Assistant

Location
Harvest Road, Rowley Regis
Salary
Band A, SCP 1-2 (£18,333 - £18,516 per annum) pro rata (£9.50 - £9.60 per hour) plus a Living Wage supplement to £9.90 per hour
Posted
06 May 2022
Closes
20 May 2022
Job Ref
SAND000005980
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Do you have a passion for working with people in an Adult Social Care or Health setting?

Sandwell MBC and South West Birmingham NHS Trust are working in partnership to provide short term reablement in a newly built integrated Social Care and Health Centre, opening in July 2022. The centre will be an 80 bedded reablement centre based on Harvest Road, Rowley Regis.

We are now recruiting to a variety of roles within both organisations.

This will be an exciting opportunity to work in a new purpose-built service supporting individuals to regain their skills and confidence so that they can return home.

In your role as a Laundry Assistant you will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of order/tidiness within the laundry area.

Your role will include: 

  • Collecting laundry items from around the home as required.
  • To undertake all laundering stages using machinery provided.
  • To iron and finish laundered items including use of rotary iron.
  • To sort and deliver laundry items to individual service users rooms.
  • As required, identimark laundry items.
  • To keep linen cupboards tidy.

You must have a willingness to take part in any training relevant to the role and the service area.

We offer generous terms and conditions including good annual leave entitlement, a competitive pension scheme and an employee benefits scheme.

If you have any queries in relation to the post, please contact Emma_Bytheway@Sandwell.gov.uk.

 

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Sandwell Council pay all its employees the current Living Wage rate as a minimum.  The decision to pay a Living Wage supplement is reviewed on an annual basis.

Hours

14 hours x 2  

All shifts 6pm till 10pm

You will be required to work mainly early shifts but there may be times when you would be required to cover a late shift. This will also include working weekends and bank holidays on a rota pattern

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200233/jobs

 

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