NHSSCOTLAND EDUCATION PATHWAYS

ESTATES & FACILITIES PATHWAYS

LAUNDRY AND LINEN

Staff working in this area of the service are responsible for maintaining bedding, clothing and soft furnishings.

EXAMPLE ROLES, REQUIRED LEARNING AND SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

EXAMPLE ROLES

Director; Head of Facilities

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Strategic Leadership

SVQ Management at SCQF level 11

EXAMPLE ROLES

Facilities/SSMs (Multi-discipline/Service); Area Lead/Head of Service

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

TRANSFERABLE QUALIFICATIONS

BA Facilities Management

EXAMPLE ROLES

Linen Room Assistant/Monitor; Linen Services Driver; Sewing Room Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Driver: LGV Licence for larger vehicles;

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence

ADR Awareness

Sewing Room: Linen Workbook

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

SVQ Team Leading at SCQF level 5

ILM Leadership and Team Skills

EXAMPLE ROLES

Laundry Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Linen Workbook

Decontamination Services - A Framework to support staff development in the decontamination of reusable medical devices within local, endoscopy and central decontamination units is now available.  This is based on levels 2 - 8 of the NHS Career Framework for Health and includes indicative SCQF levels and suggested mapping against the core dimensions of the NHS Knowledge & Skills Framework.

For a more detailed explanation of the work-related qualifications listed within the pathway e.g. NPA, SVQ, HNC/HND, NC and PDA please refer to The NHS Education for Scotland publication The Well Qualified Workforce.

NHS Education for Scotland

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West Port   
Edinburɡh EH3 9DN

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NHSSCOTLAND EDUCATION PATHWAYS

ESTATES & FACILITIES PATHWAYS

Staff working in this area of the service are responsible for maintaining bedding, clothing and soft furnishings.

NHS Education for Scotland

Westport 102  
West Port   
Edinburɡh EH3 9DN

T: 0131 656 3200

Staff working in this area of the service are responsible for maintaining bedding, clothing and soft furnishings.

EXAMPLE ROLES

Director; Head of Facilities

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Strategic Leadership

SVQ Management at SCQF level 11

TRANSFERABLE QUALIFICATIONS

BA Hons Facilities Management

EXAMPLE ROLES

Facilities/SSMs (Multi-discipline/Service); Area Lead/Head of Service

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

TRANSFERABLE QUALIFICATIONS

BA Facilities Management

EXAMPLE ROLES

Laundry Manager

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

EXAMPLE ROLES

Production Officer; Assistant Manager

EXAMPLE ROLES

Superintendent; Supervisor (Laundry & Sewing Rooms)

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Management

ILM Leadership and Management

SVQ Management at SCQF level 7

EXAMPLE ROLES

Linen Room Assistant/Monitor; Linen Services Driver; Sewing Room Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Driver: LGV Licence for larger vehicles;

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence

ADR Awareness

Sewing Room: Linen Workbook

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

SVQ Team Leading at SCQF level 5

ILM Leadership and Team Skills

EXAMPLE ROLES

Laundry Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Linen Workbook