Bupa Cromwell Hospital
- Laundry Assistant - Merrimac
- QLD - Gold Coast
- Job Description:
About the Care Home
Bupa Merrimac, a charming care home in the heart of the Gold Coast. You’ll be close to the local community with schools and shopping centres nearby, and within a 20-minute drive to Surfers Paradise and the Gold Coast’s famous beaches.
About the Role
Use your housekeeping skills in a role in which you can really make a difference – ensuring our residents have clean and hygienic laundry including bedding, clothing and general linen, all whilst providing our residents with a compassionate and empathetic approach.
This is a permanent part time position with the opportunity to pick up additional shifts covering staff sick and annual leave.
Sorting through soiled and dirty linen – separating by fabric, cleaning techniques or dirt contentLoading cleaning machines, washers and dryersSort and count linen as removed from dryersHang, fold and wrap linen as requiredIroning and operating machineryMaintaining legislated workplace health and safety practicesAd hoc support to the broader team as required, including catering and cleaning
Skills and Experience
Ideally Cert III Hospitality, but not essentialPrevious experience gained in a similar role, aged care experience highly regarded but not essentialAbility to stand for long periods of time and manage labour intensive tasksEnsure production targets are maintained Must have a current national police certificate or be willing to complete a criminal history check
People enjoy working at Bupa because of the 5 key values that Bupa instils in the work environments; Passionate, Caring, Open, Authentic, Accountable, Courageous and Extraordinary.
Work close to home in one of our many community-based homesFlexibility across our 24/7 operationsGenerous leave provisions including 12 weeks paid parental leaveGenerous discounts on health, travel, home, car, landlords and pet insurance35% discount on frames, lenses, sunglasses and accessories at Bupa Optical stores10% discount at Bupa Dental clinicsHealth and wellness initiatives and discounts through Bupa SMILE programDiscounts at Apple and SamsungWorkplace giving and Bupa fund matchingSponsorship opportunities available to eligible workersInternal transfer opportunities to any of our 72 homes across AustraliaClinical learning opportunities and more through online and face to face training
How to Apply
Please click Apply to be taken to our online application process. Please note that as part of your application you will also be asked to complete several pre-employment checks including Criminal History and a Pre-Employment medical.
About Bupa Aged Care Australia
Bupa Aged Care Australia is the largest private residential aged care provider in Australia with over 9,000 employees providing care and services to 6,500 residents across 70+ homes. At Bupa we focus on a person first approach that ensures our residents and their families are at the centre of everything we do and that we deliver our purpose of ensuring longer, healthier, happier lives.
IMPORTANT: As of 1st May 2020, all aged care workers and visitors must be vaccinated against seasonal influenza in order to enter an aged care facility – as such all successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to commencement.
‘Our people reflect the diversity of our community. At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity and own story is respected and valued.
Find purpose in your career at Bupa ’.
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