Head Housekeeper - Holland Park, London

Our client is looking for a Head Housekeeper to run the day to day management of this formal household, manage a team of domestic staff, and report to the House Manager.

Candidates must:

- have worked in respected private households, show longevity in their previous roles & present excellent checkable references;

- exhibit a proven comprehensive knowledge of the cleaning methods needed in a deluxe modern home (hard and soft finishes, including: marble, silk rugs, fine fabrics, marquetry flooring, antiques and art);

- have an expansive knowledge of the correct cleaning product use (with a preference for using Eco products whenever possible);

- show proven ability to lead and manage a small team of housekeepers along with a laundress;

- show the necessary skills to oversee wardrobe management duties, including packing for trips, and unpacking for The Principals and guests;

- Experience of working in a family home (with the young children) would be beneficial.

- The house is staffed 7 days a week, and therefore you will work a rota of 5 days per week but will include some weekends.

Salary £42,000 - £45,000 DOE. Start ASAP.  Email your resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com