Laundry Assistant Laundry Assistant

You’ll be in the Hotels laundry department processing both guests and hotels laundry and linen

Job Summary

  • Deal with the suppliers of linen
  • Organise cleaning materials
  • Check items for damage or stains
  • Tag items with bar codes or computer chips for identification
  • Use water and chemicals to remove stains before processing
  • Load items into machines
  • Finish by drying, pressing and folding
  • Occasionally handle the collection, delivery, replacement and transportation of larger items.

Skills required

  • Team work
  • Physical dexterity
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Knowledge of cleaning substances

Qualifications and Training

You don’t need any particular qualifications or training to begin your career as a Laundry Assistant. If you wish to advance you will need various hygiene certificates and qualifications under your belt.

Salary Expectations

A Laundry Assistant can expect to earn between £13,000 and £15,000 a year

Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*

The bonus bits…

  • Most companies will supply you with your own uniform.
  • With on-the-job qualifications and experience you have the opportunities to work yourself up the career ladder to Management

*Figures from the National Careers Service December 2015