Daily Housekeeper - Highgate, London

We are searching for a professional Housekeeper to join a Housekeeping Team. You will be expected to support the team with a wide range of operationally essential tasks. You will be working in a busy private estate where the ability to think on your feet is expected and to follow instructions. 2 - 5 years previous experience is a must, in either a luxury private household or 5* hotel environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Front of House duties to include cloakroom, meeting, greeting and directing guests.

  • Cleaning, maintaining and presenting all rooms to the highest standard.

  • Care of bedroom suites, changing beds and replenishing linen.

  • Undertake personal maid duties for guests to include caring for clothes, running baths, dressing and calling trays.

  • Able to work within a high-end finish environment.

  • Care and conservation of antiques, artwork, fine fabrics and finishes.

  • Ability to operate the house systems.

  • Servicing external guest areas.

  • Maintaining general cleanliness in service areas and stock rooms.

  • Responsible for stock rotation.

  • Acceptance and movement of deliveries.

  • Furniture and room adjustments to Principal’s and guest’s preference as required.

  • Maiding duties to include packing, unpacking and wardrobe management.

  • Operate in a Spa environment.

  • Must be able to work in all areas of the laundry including washing, sorting, pressing, spot cleaning, and dry-cleaning awareness.

  • Maintaining the highest standards of hygiene throughout the workplace.

  • Flexible with working hours and adaptable to change which might include weekends and bank holidays at short notice. Time will be given in lieu when overtime is worked.

  • Highest standards of personal grooming.

  • Ability to work efficiently independently or as within the wider team.

  • To carry out any other duties that may be reasonably requested by the House Managers, Housekeeping Supervisor or member of the senior management team.

  • Any other duties required to support the estate operations.

  • Total discretion and the ability to provide exceptional service without being intrusive.

    This is a demanding and high-pressure role supporting the running of a private estate at the highest level. 5 day week across a 7 day rota, which means you will work some weekends depending on rota. A uniform will be provided. Start ASAP. Salary £29,000 gross pa DOE. Email your resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com