Laundry Assistant

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Job Reference:
Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Up to £11.23 per hour including enhancements
Working Hours:
36 hours per week, including alternate weekends
Closing Date:
Job Types:
Housekeeping & Laundry
New Forest
New Milton, Hampshire

Job Description

Laundry Assistant

Based at Kingfishers Care Home, New Milton, Hampshire 

36 hours per week, across 3 days, 12 hour shifts, 7am to 7pm, including alternate weekends 

Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances

Up to £11.23 per hour inclusive of all enhancements

Pay breakdown:

Basic Pay Rate: £8.91 per hour

Plus £1.50 p/h weekend enhancement 

Enhancements for a relevant, job specific NVQ or Diploma Level qualification are paid as follows:  NVQ 2 additional 56p p/h, OR NVQ 3 additional 82p p/h


Join our Housekeeping team and make a difference

Now is the time to find a new, rewarding career, delivering care, compassion and commitment. Our multi-award-winning team provides the highest standards of care and comfort to support our residents’ health and wellbeing. And we are now recruiting Laundry Assistants to join us.

You’ll contribute to the exceptional care we provide to our residents, keeping true to our values of being ‘friendly, kind, individual, reassuring and honest’. You will operate machinery, sorting and delivering freshly washed and pressed clothing and linen. We’ll provide all the equipment you need to maintain health and safety standards. 

Working with us offers you a superb range of benefits including:

  • Paid breaks
  • Support with professional development and diploma qualifications in housekeeping/hospitality
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • Friendly team and great support network of internal professionals
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Staff recommendation scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances
  • Choice of hot or cold meals and drinks on duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About You

Previous experience is helpful but isn’t necessary.  If you have work experience within housekeeping, cleaning, domestic duties, whether in care, hospitality or other industry sector this will be an advantage. Ideally you will have some transferable skills working with customers to high standards.

Why choose Colten Care?

We are a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. All are fantastic homely environments registered for nursing care, with four specifically dedicated to dementia care. Seven of our homes are officially rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site (rating awarded March 2020).  

For more details please call 01425 482477