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  • Job Reference
  • SYS-8644
  • Location
  • Islington
  • Post Code
  • N7 7DS
  • Min Pay Rate
  • £8.72
  • Max Pay Rate
  • £8.72
  • Job Copy
  • Care UK is one of the UK’s leading providers of health and social care services. Join our Hotel Services team and you’ll be playing a vital part in making residents’ lives better on a daily basis.

    Whatever role you take on, you’ll be working as part of a close-knit team to improve the daily lives of the people we care for. You’ll be dedicated to achieving the highest standards and to providing the ultimate in customer service. You will also be flexible, reliable and love working as part of a team.

    As a Laundry Assistant you’ll launder and iron our residents’ clothing to the highest standards, putting it away tidily and ensuring wardrobes and drawers are always clean and neat.

    Key Responsibilities

    Carry out all cleaning duties as directed by the Head Housekeeper to the required Company standards. Cleaning duties can be in any area of the nursing home.
    Ensure that daily and deep cleaning schedules are adhered to.
    Maintain a high standard of personal presentation and hygiene.
    Ensure that all cleaning equipment is correctly and safely used and kept in a safe condition. Report any defect to the Home Manager.
    Carry out any other reasonable instructions of the Home Manager.
    To be sensitive to the privacy and individual needs of the residents.
    To comply with COSHH regulations.
    To adhere to infection control polices at all times.
    To ensure the correct use of PPE.
    To follow the correct use of colour code systems within the home 
    Carry out other ad hoc duties as requested by the Head Housekeeper or Home Manager.
    To ensure all necessary documentation is completed daily.
    To ensure trolley’s are re-stocked at the end of shift and cleaning cupboards are left clean and tidy

    Skills & Experience

    Previous cleaning experience
    Ability to communicate on the telephone
    Good communication skills both written and verbal
    Able to carry out instructions accurately.
    A knowledge of health and safety
    An understanding of infection control
    Flexible and reliable attitude to working arrangements
    Committed to customer care and first class service provision
    Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
    Adaptable, friendly, polite, courteous and caring

  • Where you'll work
  • At Lennox House care home, we’re committed to providing care that is centred on each person’s individual needs.

    Set in a peaceful residential area of Islington in North London, Lennox House is a large, modern and comfortable care home providing the best care and support for older people. We’re dedicated to providing nursing and residential care including expert care for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

    Our carers experience specific dementia training developed by Care UK’s own in-house experts to better understands the challenges faced by individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. This allows our team at Lennox House care home to provide helpful and sensitive care.

    Our care home is full of passionate carers and we help our residents maintain links with the local community as well as support in staying close to their loved ones. Family and friends of residents can visit anytime and stay for as long as they like whether they want to eat dinner with their loved one or walk around with them in our large secure gardens. We also provide endless support for our residents should they want to chat- in which case, we’ll pop the kettle on and have a heart-to-heart with them over a cup of tea.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Please search for live opportunities or use the Register Interest facility to sign up for job alerts and/or leave your CV speculatively.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.