VACANCY:               Housekeeping Laundry Assistant 

SALARY:                  £18,117 pro rata per annum

REF:                         AH 16 20

HOURS:                   20 hours per week

DURATION:             Permanent

LOCATION:              Ayr

Come and join the hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire.  We currently have a vacancy for a Housekeeping and Laundry Assistant within 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.  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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    Please complete and return:

    The Application Form and the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

    Closing Date:  Wednesday 15th April

    Interviews:     Wednesday 22nd April

    Please contact Organisational & People Development on 01292 269200 ext 411 if you need any further information about the application process. Please return completed application forms to [email protected]

    Please note CVs are not accepted.

    Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2TG