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Laundry Assistant 

Salary Band 2 £21,814 - £23,820

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1,201

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term post for 1 year 

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, friendly and motivated individual who is able to work well in a busy environment within the Laundry Department, at the Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. 

The shift pattern for this position varies from 7am/8am to 4pm/5pm from Monday to Thursday, and alternate Fridays 12 noon to 9pm. 

The successful candidate will be required to work in any area of the Laundry on a rotational basis.  

This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.

For further information or an informal discussion on the post please contact Hotel Services Department at the Western Isles Hospital on 01851 708136.

All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the NHS Scotland website: along with a job description. Reference for this post is 138918

Any further queries please contact Tel: 01851 762027.

Closing Date: 8th March 2023

NHS Western Isles Benefits

  • Benefits include a standard working week of 37.5 hours, with pay enhancements to reward weekends, nights and overtime working. This ranges from time plus 88% to time plus 30% depending on your pay band and shifts you work.
  • Between 35 and 41 days leave entitlement (inclusive of public holidays) depending on length of service
  • Automatic enrolment into the high quality NHS Pension Scheme with generous employer contr​ibutions
  • Policies that enhance your wellbeing and work-life balance including with promotion of flexible working and access to paid special leave.


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