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Laundry Operative

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Parkwood Industrial Estate Maidstone
Parkwood Maidstone
£17,652 - £19,020 pa pro rata
28/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

The laundry service at Parkwood Maidstone provide a vital service to the Trust and external contracts in the provision of linen. You will assist in providing patients, staff and visitors with a high quality service by assisting in the laundering of bedding, uniforms, and all hospital associated linen.

You will be based at the Parkwood Industrial Estate laundry facility working Monday - Friday 07.30-15.30 with additional options to work Saturday.

You will be working with commercial equipment such as ironers, folders, and washers for which training will be given.

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing date: Tuesday 28th May 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 12th June 2019

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information in relation to this post please contact the Linen Service Manager Sue Mason on 01892 638250