West Lothian

About The Role

Laundry Operative (20 Hours Per Week)

We are looking for a talented individual to join our team on a Part Time Basis as a Laundry Operative situated at our Livingston Operations Centre for phs Besafe, part of phs Group – the leading Hygiene Services provider in the UK. We need that special someone with experience in either production, manufacturing or with commercial laundry experience to assist the depot with the day-to-day running of the laundry, ensuring that all phs Besafe products are washed to a high standard and in accordance with phs Group company procedures. We hope that person is you.

 Your role will be vital to the continued success of the business. We specialise in flexible and reliable managed workwear and unique commercial laundry services, ideal for industrial businesses looking to relieve the pressure of managing employees’ workwear making us the market-leading provider across the UK.

A day in the life of a Laundry Operative with phs Besafe will involve:

  • Ensure all items are in-scanned into the IT system and segregated ensuring all wash loads are weighed prior to loading.
  • Seamstress Experience Required.
  • Load items into washing machines and select the relevant wash program.
  • Ensure all wash production records are updated accordingly.
  • Unload washing machines and load into tumble dryers, ensuring relevant programs are selected.
  • Unload tumble dryers, ensuring all items are clean and dry before moving to the inspection area.
  • Inspect items for damage at every stage.
  • Out-scan all items and pack as per customer requirements.
  • Carry out completeness check on the IT system, print delivery note and load into relevant Driver’s cage.
  • Ensure all targets set are achieved.
  • Maintain all laundry equipment on a regular basis in accordance with the maintenance schedule.
  • Operate all laundry machinery in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and user manuals.
  • Ensure the laundry is clean and tidy throughout the shift; carry out specific tasks as and when required.
  • Occasionally cover for other members of the depot as directed.
  • Observe all health and safety regulations and procedures.


The ideal candidate for a Laundry Operative with phs Besafe will have:

  • Previous experience of working in a production environment or commercial laundry environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy skills.

 In return for your commitment and expertise, you will get:

  • A salary of £9360 (Based on a 20-hour working week Monday to Friday)
  • No scheduled weekend working.
  • 13 paydays per year (Every 4 weeks)
  • Regular Overtime opportunities.
  • Ongoing career development opportunities
  • Discounts with retailers including o2 and F&B.
  • A 24-hour wellbeing helpline
  • Pension
  • 28 days inclusive of bank/public holidays. We do not work on Christmas Day.

About phs Besafe

Phs Besafe provides a workwear supply and laundering service for over 3,000 UK sites, helping to ensure the safety and comfort of thousands of people. We provide a full range of commercial laundry and repair services, as well as a managed locker service and look after the needs of many sectors including construction, manufacturing, mining, transport, utilities and petro-chemical industries.

At phs, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination.

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