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Laundry Assistant at Nairobi Hospital

Laundry Assistant at Nairobi Hospital,

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Laundry Assistant

REF: TNH/HRD/LA/05/2023

Reporting to the Laundry Supervisor the successful candidate will carry out laundry activities in the hospital in line with established procedures and standards.


  • Formulate washing formula for stained loads in line with established guidelines;
  • Carry out the washing of linen, wears and uniform as per set standards;
  • Transport linen to different sections within the hospital;
  • Clean, sanitize and maintain the laundry room in line with infection control standards;
  • Adhere to Infection Prevention and Control policies, procedures and best practice as per the Hospital safety guidelines;
  • Ensure all cleaning equipment and materials are used safely according to Health & Safety, departmental policies and procedures;
  • Keep and maintain records of all the laundry room consumables;
  • Load and unload the machines during cycles;
  • Clean machines, inspect and report any breakages or malfunctions to the maintenance department;
  • Ensure safety and security of the machines and the laundry room to avoid any accidents or falls;
  • Participate in stock taking;
  • Sort staff uniform for appropriate action including washing and repairs;
  • Fold laundry items manually or mechanically in line with requirements; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.


  • Certificate in Housekeeping and Laundry Operations
  • Minimum of 2 years’ laundry experience


  • Working knowledge of commercial laundry machine
  • Knowledge of different quality of linen for different use
  • Knowledge of infection control and environment control guidelines related to laundry operations
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service skills
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Physically fit

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send your application (Cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 9th May 2023. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks post application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Human Resources Manager
The Nairobi Hospital
P. O. Box 30026 – 00100
Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

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