Main Responsibilities

To contribute to the quality of life of Housing-with-Care residents by ensuring that residents’ clothing and linen are maintained to a high standard.

Summary of Duties

1       To wash, dry and iron residents’ clothing, linen and other items as required.

2       To adhere to the recommended water temperature guide for appropriate fabric, as per garment labels etc.

3       To check any items of laundry for dry cleaning only instructions.

4       To adhere to the recommended tumble drying/ironing instructions as per garment label.

5       To mend residents’ clothing, linen etc as required.

6       To be aware of safety in carrying out laundry duties and advise the Manager of any apparent areas of risk for residents, staff and visitors.

7       To be responsible for carrying out specific tasks in accordance with FOLD’s Health and Safety at Work policies.

8       To attend staff meetings and training activities, as required.

9        To ensure staff keep a safe environment around their work area, to report maintenance problems swiftly and to ensure their behaviour and actions do not endanger people or property.

All FOLD employees have a personal responsibility to promote and to support measures designed to create a working environment that is free from harassment or discrimination on the grounds of religion, community background, gender, marital status or disability.

This Job Description may be amended to facilitate changes in the better organisation of FOLD’s activities and following consultation with the Job Holder.  FOLD operates a ‘No Smoking on the Premises Policy’

  • Information
  • Closing Date: 21/09/2021 12:00 am
  • Directorate: Care Services
  • Location: Cherryfields Housing with Care, Hartstown, Dublin 15
  • Reference: LA.CF.0921
  • Hours: 36 per week
  • Salary: €23,854-€26,902