Laundry Supervisor 1

Middlesbrough | Other

James Cook University Hospital

Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW


Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week) (2 week rota)

Week 1: Monday - Friday 06:00 - 14:00

Week 2: Tuesday - Friday 06:00 - 14:00 Saturday 07:30 - 16:00

Salary: £20,330 - £21,777 (depending on experience) 


Here at Serco we're looking for a Laundry Supervisor to join us at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. In this role you will be responsible for the supervision of the onsite linen service ensuring a high quality, efficient and cost-effective manner is provided to all departments, wards and external customers.

As the laundry supervisor you will ensure that all laundry functions are undertaken in a professional, competent and safe manner whilst monitoring the cleanliness and general tidiness. You will Assist in the management and distribution of linen to external customers always ensuring adequate resource within the laundry is available. As you will be responsible for the supervision of all laundry staff- 36 + laundry assistants, drivers, sewing room seamstresses you will need to have great people skills and excellent communication skills including written and verbal. You will be required to identify training and development needs of laundry personnel, carry out training when necessary and conduct internal audits in the department.


What you'll need to do the role


To be considered for this role you will need to showcase previous supervisory experience in a similar role- a hospital environment would be beneficial. You will need to be customer focused with fantastic people skills, you will also have the ability to use your own initiative whilst working in a team.


This is a fast paced, demanding role so having the flexibility to work additional hours/cover hours often without prior notice and when required is essential.


Why Serco?


Meaningful and vital work: Working within Hard Facilities Management at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the support that they need 24/7.

A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.


Great people: Hospitals are busy places and you will find yourself interacting with staff, patients, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of the hospital.

What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
  • Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.
  • A company that recognises your contribution.


About Serco


At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.




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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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20/12/2022 02:31:00
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