Laundry workers sort, check and stack items of clothing and linen, and load and unload washing and drying machines in laundries.
Duties & Tasks
Laundry workers may perform the following tasks:make sure that items are identified with the customer's number or markassign barcodes and record items as they arriveseparate items according to colour, fabric and the cleaning treatment required, watching for damage and stainsload and unload washing and drying machinesmonitor the computerised washing and drying systems in laundry machinesoperate special pressing and ironing machinesfold, count, stack and package items for deliverymaintain hygiene standards and follow hygiene proceduresmaintain the machinery.
Laundries are warm, steamy and quite noisy workplaces. Laundry workers may be required to stand for long periods.
- able to read and understand washing instructions enjoy practical work able to cope with the physical demands of the job no skin allergies able to work quickly and efficiently.