Laundry Assistant - The Newt in Somerset - Hotel

The Newt in Somerset
£9.00 per hour plus tips
Closing date
26 Apr 2021

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Laundry Assistant - The Newt in Somerset

Full time. Working Five Days out of 7.  

The Newt in Somerset has ancient woodland, historic gardens and far reaching views. It is a unique destination with Hotel, Spa, Restaurants and much more. Visitors can take a tour of the gardens, deer park and cyder press, dine in the Garden Café and visit our farm shop. Expecting to attract some 150,000 visitors per year, The Newt in Somerset is a vibrant and thriving attraction, animated throughout the seasons by special events, workshops and education programmes.

Department Description
The Laundry is the heart of the Housekeeping Team, making sure that all the bedding and towels are fresh and clean for our guests, we also look after the Estates restaurants/kitchens linen as well as our Spa towels and robes. This means we need people who will be focused on the role and also be able to cope with the busy/demanding pressure within the Department.

Position Summary
This role is for a self-motivated person, who can work under pressure. The roll involves working as a team, but you may also be working on your own. Being in the Laundry you must be able to work at a fast pace and able to lift heavy loads as this is a physical role. Driving is essential to the role as you will be driving around the estate for collections and deliveries

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collections and deliveries of linen across the Estate
  • Be able to use all the machines in the Laundry
  • Follow all H&S procedures and Manual Handling
  • Follow all opening and closing procedures
  • Drive the vehicles on site
  • Wash and press Guests clothing when required
  • To look presentable at all times, wear correct uniform
  • Work closely as part of an essential team

Skills and Experience:

  • Work experience as a Laundry Assistant but not necessary as we provide training
  • Experience with industrial cleaning equipment and products
  • Good physical health and stamina
  • Flexibility to work in shifts, weekends
  • Be able to work as a team and on your own iniative
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Attention to details
  • Clean UK Driving Licence

Excellent Benefits package available from day one including:

  • Exceptional working environment, fresh estate grown meal provided each day
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • 30% discount in the shops across the estate
  • 30% discount at restaurants across the estate
  • 30% discount on Newt cyder and Babylonstoren wine
  • 50% discount in the Spa
  • Anniversary stay in the hotel each year, Dinner bed and breakfast.
  • Discounted hotel stays for staff
  • Family pass to access the estate
  • Entry passes for friends and family to access the estate
  • Family Events 3 times per year
  • Access to internal/external training qualifications and programmes
  • Cross Training and career development opportunities


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