A private family household are seeking to recruit a housekeeper to assist with the running of multiple properties for the Principal, working as part of a team.
We are looking for someone who is highly skilled with a hands-on approach, and willing to personally be involved in daily household tasks. Primary responsibility will include an household organization, hands on in laundry, and completing cleaning tasks ensuring everything is running to a high standard. Along with assist other staff with valet and wardrobe management, when needed.
You will travel to 3 properties depending on where Principal is staying, and ensure the property is ready, set up and open ready for arrival. Accommodation in properties can be provided if you require an overnight stay prior.
You will have a positive and strong character with good communication skills, and attention to detail. You must be trustworthy and able to demonstrate that you can handle confidential information appropriately, and be smartly turned out.
You will be responsible for the overall appearance and atmosphere of the house both on a day to day basis and during hosted events.
Able to travel of the Principal to prepare other properties / Cleaning and laundry / Appearance and upkeep of properties / Wardrobe duties / Assist with Service and Events / good communication and working with others as a team / Provide support and input to senior members of the household team to ensure that the routine of the houses are clear, organised and well-staffed / Complete maintenance jobs as necessary and report faults / Book and manage external contractors / Work with the Private Office where applicable to discuss arrangements relating to the household and Principal
5 days per week, working two weekends per month. Based on the working hours directive, the housekeeper will be required to work 48 hours a week. The Principal travels abroad regularly, however when in residence the housekeeper will need to be flexible to work longer hours, example 09:30 – 21:00pm. The extra hours worked will be recouped when the clients are travelling (which is presently 6 months of each year).
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Able to travel between properties at short notice
Able and willing to drive in the UK
Willing to sign confidentiality agreement/NDA
This role would best suit applicants who drive and own a car. Salary upto £40,000 gross pa DOE. Start ASAP. Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org