Kenyatta University Hospital - Laundry Supervisors Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Laundry Supervisors 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 Supervisors Jobs in Kenya

Laundry Supervisor– DCASLA/KUTRRH/13

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Laundry Supervisor
Reports to: Executive Housekeeper
Direct Reports:
a) Tailor
b) Launderer

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Executive Housekeeper, the Laundry Supervisor job exists to coordinate, direct and supervise laundering and tailoring services at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Prepare work-plans and schedules, allocate work to laundry staff and set laundry production goals in the hospital.
  • Ensure, through the procurement office, the availability of tools, equipment and materials required provide laundering and tailoring services and manage their inventory in the hospital.
  • Ensure that public health and sanitation policies and procedures are appropriately adhered to, especially while handling septic clothing, in the laundry unit of the hospital.
  • Ensure that linen and other clothing materials are laundered in accordance the
    manufacturers’ instructions and specifications, for use in the hospital.
  • Ensure that all wards and other medical units are well supplied with quality linen and other clothing materials in the hospital.
  • Collaborate with other supervisors in the hospitality section to ensure that overlapping hospitality services are properly taken care within different units of the hospital.
  • Inspect and ensure that laundry equipment are in condition, report any malfunction to the engineering unit, in order to readily provide laundry services in the hospital.
  • Take linen orders from the Nursing Officers in-charge of Wards and other units and prepare the ensure preparation of the same by the tailors in the hospital.
  • Take uniforms and other fitting orders from end users and ensure that the tailoring staff prepare it accordingly in the hospital.
  • Interpret specifications, analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other
    records and reports to determine production
    requirements, record and report the same in the hospital.
  • Perform basic human resource process such as recruitment of casual staff, manage their timesheets, performance and disciplinary in the
  • Supervise laundry staff together with their work in order to ensure that they operate within the established standards and that their work meets the expected quality and quantity in the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    Diploma in House-keeping, or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution.

    Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:


    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of hospital operations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Leadership skills
    c) Organizational skills
    d) Observation skills
    e) Sense of cleanliness and orderliness

    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 three years’ working experience as a Laundry Supervisor in a reputable

    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

    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

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