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Launderers, Dry Cleaners and Pressers

Launderers, dry cleaners and pressers supervise and undertake the washing, dry cleaning, ironing and pressing of clothing, household and other linen, carpets, curtains and other articles.

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About this Career

£12,344

Average salary

New workers start around £2,988.03. Normal pay is £12,344 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33,535.48.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Performs a variety of laundering, dry cleaning and pressing tasks, including beating carpets and shaping starched collars, cuffs and hats.
  • Allocates washing machines to customers, ensures correct use of equipment and gives change.
  • Sets and operates drying machines and smooths and shapes washed garments using hand iron or machine press.
  • Loads articles into washing and dry cleaning machines or electrically operated drum cleaning machine, operates controls to admit cleaning fluids and starts machine.
  • Removes difficult stains using chemicals or steam gun.
  • Sorts articles by fabric, colour and type and determines appropriate cleaning process.
  • Receives garment or item from customer for cleaning, checks pockets, buttons, zips, etc. and issues receipt.

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