Laundry Assistant Jobs at Life Healthcare


A vacancy exists for a Laundry Assistant at the Life P.E Laundry.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the handling, washing, folding, ironing and distribution of linen for Life Healthcare Hospitals within the Port Elizabeth region.

Critical Outputs

  • Liaison with management/supervisors
  • Good housekeeping
  • Maintaining health and safety regulations
  • Waste disposal management
  • Washing, drying, ironing, and folding of linen
  • Collection, distribution and accurate recording of linen to all units in the facilities
  • Cleaning, mopping and dusting in laundry
  • Cleaning of laundry equipment
  • Control the linen levels according to requirements
  • Control the quality of the linen distributed and received
  • Stock take of linen to be done as required
  • Neatness and cleanliness of linen store room required
  • Ensure compliance with LHC Laundry policy standards, other relevant legislation and OSH Act


  • Matric certificate required (Grade 12)
  • Previous laundry experience will be an advantage.
  • Able to do physical labour
  • Good relationship skills are necessary
  • Must be a team player as you will be required to work in a team at all times
  • Knowledge of a hospital environment will be an advantage
  • Able to work shifts and weekends as required


  • Honest
  • Loyal
  • On Time
  • Display ethical behaviour
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Team player