Position: Laundry Assistant
Care Home: St. Andrew's Court
Location: Hull (HU3 5DE)
Contract type: Permanent - part time hours available
Shifts Available: Days (Incl. weekends)
Rate: Up to £9.50 ph dependent on experience
About Exemplar Health Care:
We have over 20 years of experience providing exceptional specialist nursing care for adults living with complex and high acuity needs. We started our journey as a training company, and have grown into one of the country’s leading providers of adult specialist care, with over 35 complex needs care homes in England.
Our vision is that adults living with complex needs can access outstanding specialist care and support, in a community-based home that’s close to their family and friends, and that focuses on their personal goals and outcomes. Our person-centred care is the bedrock for maximising independence, building everyday living skills and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible.
Our mission is to make every day better for the people we support and our colleagues. We’re proud of the culture that we’ve created at Exemplar Health Care, which is underpinned by our vision, mission and values.
About St. Andrew's Court:
St Andrew’s Court supports 18 adults living with neuro-disabilities, including Huntington’s disease, acquired brain injuries and Parkinson’s.
The home has two small units, which gives it a homely and welcoming feel.
St Andrew’s Court also has an OneCare service which provides nursing care in a domestic environment, for those whose needs require they live alone.
St Andrew’s Court is rated ‘Good’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 on carehome.co.uk.
Your key tasks will include:
Promoting the good reputation of the home by providing an efficient laundry service
Ensuring service users' clothing and bed linen are laundered and finished to an agreed standard
Ensuring an adequate supply of clean linen and ensure they are in a good state of repair at all times
Cleaning Service Users rooms and all public areas to the highest standards
Using appropriate PPE in accordance with Health & Safety
Ensuring the highest standard of cleanliness and hygiene
Ensuring the laundry operates effectively
Controlling the purchase, use and handling of all chemicals and products to ensure financial budgets are achieved
Ensuring chemicals and equipment are secured safety and correctly in line with Health & Safety and CoSHH Regulations.
Experience of working in a nursing/care home is not essential, but would be beneficial, as would a working knowledge of COSHH and Health & Safety regulations.
You should have an eye for detail and be able to spot areas for improvement. We’ll provide you with all the necessary equipment for you to be able to do your job, including gloves and aprons to help you to actively participate in the prevention and control of infection.
About Your Benefits*:
- Paid DBS check
- Lifestyle and retail discounts at over 250 high street retailers via our ELMS portal
- Award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service
- Exceptional development opportunities including CPD Certificated programmes
- FastPAYE – access your wage for additional hours worked before payday
- Blue Light Card access
- Company Shop membership
- Free uniform
About Our Values:
Our values underpin everything that we do and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our service users and colleagues. We look for these values in everyone who works with Exemplar Health Care:
Read more about our values here - https://www.exemplarhc.com/careers/our-values
Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:
At Exemplar Health Care you will work in an inclusive environment in which we champion diversity. We understand the importance of our workforce representing the communities and populations we serve. We provide a work place where you are encouraged to be yourself whilst offering our colleagues and our service users support, care and a place of belonging.
How to Apply:
If this role sounds like a good match for you, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 630 830 for an informal chat or alternatively email: Pod7@ExemplarHC.com
“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”
Nurse – Exemplar Health Care