Laundry Assistant

Location: Frome

Salary: £8.72 - £9.32 per hour

Hours: 10 hours per week

At Somerset Care, our values and culture is what makes us different. It is the culmination of all things we do that makes us a very special company to work for.

Working as part of the care support team you will have a very important role within the home. You will be responsible for ensuring a personal laundry service is provided to all residents. Our residents deserve to be supported by someone who ?support them to to live the life they choose.

The role and involves:

You will be responsible for the clean, tidy and hygienic condition of the laundry.
Cleaning various areas of the home including customers’ bedrooms, communal areas and kitchen to ensure the home remains a clean and comfortable environment for our customers
You will take proper care of all equipment and use such cleaning chemicals as necessary in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines.
Providing companionship and making someone’s day that little bit easier
Working with the team to make the home a wonderful place for our customers to live
Working with the team around you to raise any concerns you have regarding our customers.
You will be trained on how to use industrial laundry equipment including washing machines and dryers, and will undertake duties which involve manual handling of loads

What we need from you:

A caring, kind and empathetic approach
To be passionate about making a difference
Good communication skills
To work flexibly including alternate weekends
A basic level of IT or willingness to undertake basic IT training with support

Benefits of working as a Care Assistant:

Working for a home rated as “Good” by the CQC
Fully Paid Training and Personal Development Plan
Access Wagestream - so you can now access your earned wages into your bank account before payday if needed.
Refer a Friend bonus
Free DBS background check
Pension contributions
Exclusive discounts suited to your lifestyle through 'My Care and Reward'
Cycle to Work Scheme

No experience is necessary as you will be given full training and support right from the outset.

We can offer you so much more than a career, we offer the chance to gain qualifications whilst working, progression opportunities and many other fantastic benefits of working for a large care company. All we ask is that you are passionate about helping others.

If you would like to make a difference to people’s lives we would love to receive your application, or to find out more, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01823 448321.

Trainee rate of pay (16 & 17 year olds): £6.21 per hour

Somerset Care, so much more rewarding. Do more than a job, change a life………