Linen Porter Linen Porter

You’ll work with the laundry department to ensure linen stocks are maintained in guest rooms, and deliver washed and unwashed items to their appropriate destination

Job Summary

  • Maintaining the hotel’s stock of linen
  • Supplying and maintaining staff uniforms
  • Delivering laundered items to guests
  • To be responsible for the linen and equipment supplied

Skills required

  • Time management
  • Attention to detail: working carefully within the minimum time
  • Good physical resilience
  • Organisation and thoroughness: to avoid oversights, damage and late delivery

Qualifications and Training

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

Salary Expectations

A Linen Porter can expect to earn between £13,000 and £16,000 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 November 2013