Job Description

Post Details

Partner/Department:

Adult Care

Grade:

SCP 6

Division/Section:

Older People

Job Ref: DCC/09/1086
Job Title:

Laundry Person

Purpose of the Post

Responsible for providing a laundry service.

Accountable To

Unit Manager (or designated member of management team)

Supervisory Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities - Specific

To meet resident’s personal laundry needs, including hand washing, ironing, attaching name labels and carrying out repairs where necessary.
When appropriate, to launder soft furnishings and other on site laundry.
To sort and sluice where necessary soiled linen prior to collection by contract laundry.
To unpack, check and store laundry on return from contract laundry.
Check and record items sent to contract laundry for dry cleaning.
To maintain laundry equipment in clean and safe working order.
To maintain the laundry area in a safe condition and notify the Unit Manager of any safety hazards or defect equipment.
To notify the Manager on the need to re-order supplies (i.e. soap powders etc.)
To perform general cleaning duties.
To carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job

Duties and Responsibilities - General

To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.
It will be necessary to work with information technology and associated systems in accordance with County Council policies.
To co-operate with the council in complying with relevant health and safety legislation, policies and procedures in the performance of the duties of the post.
To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with the County Council's equal opportunities policies.
To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
To understand and comply with the County Council's environmental policies.
To carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the post.

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