Kenyatta University Hospital - Laundry Attendants Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Laundry Attendants Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Laundry Attendants Jobs in Kenya

Laundry Attendant –DCASLA/KUTRRH/14

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Laundry Attendant
Reports to: Laundry Supervisor

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Laundry Supervisor, the Launderer job exists to provide laundering services including operating washing or dry-cleaning machines to clean, dry, press and fold cloth-ware at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

• Prepare work-plans and schedules, allocate work to laundry staff and set laundry production Receive or collect used up linen for cleaning and record or classify it according to its sources from different wards and units of the hospital.
• Sort and classify and mark or tag dirty linen according to its source in the hospital, type, color and maintenance specifications for laundering in the hospital.
• Determine spotting procedures and proper solvents, detergents and other cleaning materials based on fabric and stain types in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Pre-soak, sterilize, scrub, spot-clean, and dry contaminated or stained articles, using neutralizer solutions and portable machines in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Spray steam, water, or air over spots to flush out chemicals, dry material, raise naps, or brighten colors of garments in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Load dry-cleanable garments into washers or dry-cleaning machines, add detergents and other washing materials and start washing process in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Use other cleaning procedures to clean and dry non-dry-cleanable linen in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Operate machines that comb, dry and polish furs, clean, sterilize and fluff feathers and blankets, or roll and package towels in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Remove items from washers or dry-cleaning machines and dry them on cloth lines to reduce excessive moisture in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Collect cleaned and dried up linen, sort, press and
pack according to its source and type, from different wards and units in the hospital.
• Perform other special or peculiar garment maintenance or garment care according to need or manufacturers’ specifications in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Liaise with the tailors and dressmakers to repair and mend torn or replace missing parts of garments during and after laundering in the laundry unit of the hospital.
• Maintain dry-cleaning machines and other laundry equipment, or report their breakdown for repair and maintenance in the hospital.

4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:


Certificate in Laundry-related Housekeeping or Hospitality field from a recognized
institution.

Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:

None

Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
a) Ability to operate laundry machines
b) Knowledge of hospital operations
c) Knowledge of hospital sanitation practices
d) Knowledge of professional standards

Soft skills required for the job:
a) Communication skills
b) Team player
c) Observation skills
d) Sense of cleanliness and orderliness
e) Ability to work under pressure

5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
appointed to the position:


At least two years working experience as a Launderer in reputable organization.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

1. Application Letter,
2. Curriculum Vitae and
3. Filled Application Form

ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

Or hard copies can be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Laundry Attendants Jobs in Kenya

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