Vacancy: Bank Housekeeping and Laundry Assistant

Hourly Rate: £9.59

REF: AH-19-22

Working Pattern: Shift Work

Location: Ayrshire Hospice 

Come and join the Hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire.  We currently have vacancies for Bank Housekeeping and Laundry Assistants to join our busy Housekeeping team.

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran.  We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the Hospice itself which will be based at East Ayrshire Community Hospital and Ailsa Hospital, Ayr for approximately 18 months while the Racecourse Road site is rebuilt.   This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families.  Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.

You will assist in the delivery of a support service through a high quality of housekeeping to all accommodation in compliance with Health and Safety Regulations and the Hospice Infection Control Policy.  You will also carry out all domestic and laundering duties maintaining a high standard.  No formal qualifications are required but the ability to be flexible and adaptable and to work effectively as part of a team is essential.  An awareness of Infection Control along with experience of housekeeping/laundry duties within a similar environment is essential.  An awareness of COSHH and Health and Safety Regulations is desirable.

As part of the Hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.

Please note that for posts where a Disclosure Scotland check is applicable, the cost for this will be met by the successful candidate.

      Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Janey McCreath, Catering and Housekeeping Manager by email [email protected] on 01292 269200 ext.  459.

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      To apply, an application form should be completed and submitted to [email protected] by the closing date.