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Reference Number 15437
Position Title Domestic Laundry Assistant | Part Time | Kununurra (Remote WA)
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, currently $26.06 per hour plus relevant penalty rates
  • Access to Salary Sacrifice of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Permanent part-time role, minimum 20 hours per week
  • Recently built Aged Care facility
  • Access to ongoing employment opportunities within a large aged care organisation

We have a great opportunity available for a Laundry Assistant at our  Juniper Gerdewoonem site located in the Kimberley town of Kununurra. 

The primary purpose of this role is to ensure that all linen and residents' clothing is appropriately laundered and returned to them.

We are looking for a special person that will appreciate that a person's clothing is important to them and deserves respect and care. You will need to be mindful of privacy and able to manage a busy day with high volumes of linen and personal items to launder.

This will be a perfect opportunity for you if you have a passion for your work and also enjoy being with older people and making a positive difference to the lives of others.

The duties of this role may vary depending upon the operational needs of the facility.

On offer for the successful candidate is a part-time position, working not less than 20 hours per week.  

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Attend to residents’ laundry including the washing of residents’ clothing according to manufacturers’ specifications
  • Ensuring bed linen is stripped, laundered and labelled correctly
  • Demonstrate respect for residents’ property and privacy.
  • Adhere to safe use of equipment instructions and maintain the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Adhere to Juniper's policies and procedures relating to Occupational Safety and Health

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Working knowledge of laundry and cleaning procedures.
  • Demonstrating good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of relevant chemicals and safe handling practices and procedures
  • Must have excellent organisational and time management skills

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Unfortunately, our busy Recruitment Team cannot spare the time required to give full attention to the large volume of calls we receive following advertising. Please be assured that we value your application.  You will receive confirmation via email only that it has been received successfully.

Selection Criteria Essential: Have you had or are you willing to have the 2020 Flu Vaccination?
Essential: Do you currently live in Kununurra or the surrounding areas? If not, how many weeks notice will you need to relocate to the Kimberley region of WA?
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
Juniper reserves the right to close advertising without prior notice.